Hammett on Fried Audio from the Riverfront Times Kirk Hammett addresses a number of issues in a Riverfront Times interview, including the fried audio levels that many Metallica fans have been complaining

Fried Magnetic

Hammett on Fried Audio

from the Riverfront Times


Kirk Hammett addresses a number of issues in a Riverfront Times interview, including the fried audio levels that many Metallica fans have been complaining about in the band''s new album. He blames Rick Rubin. So do we. He produced the poorer-sounding gear demos that we have on YouTube, btw.

Holy Diver Karoke?

Dio Karaoke Assault

from the Smoking Gun


Here''s one for ya--the Smoking Gun reports that some dude was so upset over a poor karaoke performance of "Holy Diver" that he attacked the singer and the singer''s friend. As it turns out, the irate audience member was drunk. And his name was Drinkwine. Ronnie James Dio unavailable for comment.

Nirvana baby swims again

Nirvana Baby Reprise

from MTV.com


He might have the most famous weezer in the world. On second thought, no - Ron Jeremy has that one locked up. Anyway, the baby from the second Nirvana album is all grown up and has recreated that famous album cover from more than 17 years ago... this time without showing his weezer.

The 4-day event will feature clinics and performances hosted by guitar stars Tosin Abasi, Guthrie Trapp, Brent Mason, Mark Lettieri, Greg Koch, and more.

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“Malcolm Young Is the Benchmark for Everything”—God Is an Astronaut & the Big 5!
Plus, Torsten & Niels Kinsella and Jamie Dean detail the modded Fender guitars that power their atmospheric post-rock.
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Fig. 1

Here’s a different way to unleash the beast within your tracks.

Welcome to another Dojo. Last month I explained in detail how to set up and use sidechain compression techniques to get that classic pop/EDM pumping sound on your rhythm guitar parts and other instruments in your mix. This time, we’ll use the same setup techniques but, instead of sidechaining a compressor, I’m going to show you the benefits of using a gate.

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