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Yngwie Malmsteen, ‘Relentless’ — New Album
Neo-classical metal shredder Yngwie Malmsteen is continuing to push the limits of classical guitar and modern metallic shred with his new album, 'Relentless,' the follow-up to 2008's 'Perpetual Flame.' Former Judas Priest and Iced Earth singer Tim "Ripper" …
Joe Satriani Talks Criteria, Wish List for G3 Tour
Since 1996, guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani has literally been surrounding himself with the competition. That was the year he launched the G3 Tour, featuring fellow shredders Steve Vai and Eric Johnson. Since then, the tour has continued semi-regularly, with Satriani the only original member...
Megadeth Drummer Shawn Drover — Your iPod Is Showing
"I have always said that I like everything from Marduk to Mozart, and this pretty much proves it," Megadeth drummer Shawn Drover tells Noisecreep in reference to his 'Your iPod Is Showing' submission. He's not kidding. Drover's iPod list starts with Vivaldi's 'The Four Seasons,' ends with …
Savage Messiah, ‘Insurrection Rising’ — New Album
Carrying to the tradition of classic heavy metal in the U.K., the London-based band Savage Messiah make their way stateside with their debut release on Candlelight Records this week. Resonant with classic thrash sounds and precision in their technical musicianship, this is a band to keep on the rada…
Top 10 Guitarists of the Shred Era
Heavy metal became big business in the 1980s. MTV's emergence early in the decade had a profound effect on the scene, and during no other time did major labels sign more metal and hard rock bands. The main scenes that sprung up during that decade were thrash and what many called hair or glam me…

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