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Chimaira’s Emil Werstler Reveals ‘All That’s Left Is Blood’ Play-Through Video
Emil Werstler, guitarist for the super-heavy band Chimaira, has made a video showing how to play his parts for the Chimaira song 'All That’s Left Is Blood,' from their latest album 'Crown of Phantoms.'
Guitar Center Announces Launch of 2013 Drum-Off Competition
Guitar Center has started accepting entrants into its 2013 Drum-Off competition. This marks the 25th anniversary of Guitar Center’s drum competition, which attracts some of America’s top drumming talent every year and has become a popular event.
Bring Me the Horizon’s Matt Nichols Discusses the Evolution of His Drum Style
Matt Nichols, drummer for British metal band Bring Me the Horizon, talked with Music Radar recently about how his approach to drumming and his drumming style have evolved since the band’s formation in 2004.
Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins Gets Gretsch Signature Snare
Gretsch announced a new signature snare endorsed by Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins.
Slayer’s Kerry King Is Chilling With a Marshall Fridge
There has been some chatter on many different gear forums claiming that most of the Marshall 4x12 cabinets in Slayer guitarist Kerry King’s wall of amps are empty, and only one or two of the cabinets actually work. We here at Noisecreep aren’t making any such cla…
Periphery’s Misha Mansoor Breaks Down His Gear
Misha Mansoor is definitely an eclectic player. His style is difficult to pin down, drawing on a wide variety of influences, but also filled with his own original approach to music. After starting Periphery, it didn’t take long before his and his band's names were mentioned in t…
Dream Theater Keyboardist Jordan Rudess Announces Instrument App Updates
Jordan Rudess, keyboardist for Dream Theater, announced some important updates for his music apps, Samplewiz, Morphwiz and Geo Synthesizer. All three apps are now compatible with AudioBus and work on the iPhone 5. The AudioBus update is especially significant because it allows users to stream live a…
Slash Reveals New Album Progress + Rossa Corsa Les Paul Guitar Model
In an interview with the Salt Lake Tribune, Slash mentioned that he and his bandmates are working on a new album. He said he’s currently writing new material that he’ll send to frontman Myles Kennedy to work on and that a 2014 release is definitely a possibility.
Lita Ford Reminisces About Guitars During Shopping Trip
Lita Ford recently went with Metal Injection to Matt Umanov Guitars in New York City to look at guitars. During the visit, the singer-guitarist talked about her teenage years, what she looks for in a guitar and the state of women in heavy metal.
G&L Unveil Two New Jerry Cantrell Signature Guitars
Jerry Cantrell will have his new signature G&L guitars in rotation for future Alice in Chains shows. The two new guitars, the Tribute Series Superhawk and the Tribute Series Superhawk Deluxe, offer some tweaks to his custom line of G&L guitars.