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Dillinger Escape Plan’s Billy Rymer Releases ‘When I Lost My Bet’ Drum Video
As the drummer of thrash-kings Dillinger Escape Plan, Billy Rymer is known for insanely fast and complex beats. He recently released a video on his own YouTube channel of himself playing along to Dillinger Escape Plan’s ‘When I Lost My Bet.’
Katatonia’s Anders Nystrom Showcases His Custom Mayones Guitar
Anders Nystrom and Katatonia have been defining death-doom metal for over 10 years. Nyström recently spoke with Total Guitar about how his custom Mayones Legend guitar helps him craft the ulra-heavy sounds the band is known for.
Marco Minnemann Talks New Collaboration with Tony Levin + Jordan Rudess
Marco Minnemann is an accomplished drummer and multi-instrumentalist. For his latest project, he recently teamed up with legendary bassist Tony Levin and Dream Theater keyboard innovator Jordan Rudess to record a new album under the name Levin Minnemann Rudess.
The Devil Wears Prada’s Jeremy DePoyster Shares His Jazzmasters Guitar Fascination
Jeremy DePoyster pulls double-duty in The Devil Wears Prada, playing rhythm guitar and singing. In a new interview with Music Radar, DePoyster also spoke about his music gear, including his love for Jazzmasters.
Job for a Cowboy Return to Work on Next Studio Album
Job for a Cowboy worked hard this past summer, touring as part of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. Now that the festival is over, they’re wasting no time getting back to work. The band members have revealed they've officially started writing for their next disc.
Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale Offers Rundown of Her Guitar Rig
Halestorm frontwoman Lzzy Hale recently sat down with Musician's Friend to show off her live setup in her home studio in Nashville. Hale's live guitar rig is a masterpiece of simplicity that embodies the bare-bones rock 'n' roll sound that Halestorm are known for.
Unearth Drummer Nick Pierce Provides New Heel-Toe Technique Video
Drummer Nick Pierce recently made an in-depth video explaining how skinbeaters can reproduce the machine-gun-like kick drum beats he's known for in playing with Unearth and Breath of Nibiri. The video centers around the heel-toe technique, with Pierce going over the basics and getting into more…
Testament’s Gene Hoglan Offers Tips for Metal Drummers
Drummer Gene Hoglan will soon be releasing an updated version of his 'The Atomic Clock' instructional DVD. He'll also be hitting the road soon, treating fans to 'The Gene Hoglan Experience,' where he'll share some of his drumming secrets. As a teaser for all of thi…
O’Brother Guitarist Johnny Dang Discusses Distortion With ‘Disillusion’
O’Brother recently released their second full-length album, ‘Disillusion,’ and guitarist Johnny Dang recently opened up about how they achieved their high-gain riffs overlaid with ambient noise and feedback.
Queens of the Stone Age’s Troy Van Leeuwen Reveals His Guitar Rig
Troy Van Leeuwen of Queens of the Stone Age recently got together with Premier Guitar backstage at a concert to go over the details of his live guitar rig.