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Was Moody and Marsden one of the most underrated guitar duos of all time?

Intermediate

Intermediate

  • Develop a better understanding of blues-rock riffs from the ’70s.
  • Learn how to harmonize solos and riffs.
  • Create interlocking guitar parts that make sense.
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Whitesnake’s self-titled album is a pinnacle of ’80s hard rock, instantly making them one of the biggest rock bands of the era. It was a departure from their previous six albums due to significant lineup changes. Both original guitarists, Micky Moody and Bernie Marsden, had left the band and opened the doors for former Thin Lizzy guitarist John Sykes to join. Sykes’ influence, which began on the 1984 release, Slide It In, moved the band away from its British blues-rock sound towards the more popular American glam-rock vibe. Let’s take a look at the band’s style during the Moody/Marsden era which is often overshadowed by 1987’s incredible success.

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