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.

Diatonic sequences are powerful tools. Here’s how to use them wisely.

Advanced

Beginner

• Understand how to map out the neck in seven positions.
• Learn to combine legato and picking to create long phrases.
• Develop a smooth attack—even at high speeds.

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Knowing how to function in different keys is crucial to improvising in any context. One path to fretboard mastery is learning how to move through positions across the neck. Even something as simple as a three-note-per-string major scale can offer loads of options when it’s time to step up and rip. I’m going to outline seven technical sequences, each one focusing on a position of a diatonic major scale. This should provide a fun workout for the fingers and hopefully inspire a few licks of your own.
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Johnny Winter's Burning Blues by Corey Congilio

Learn to rip like one of the all-time masters of modern electric blues.

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