Tag Archives: instrumental

Polyphia

Interview: Clay Gober of Polyphia

Everyone on this planet goes nuts for a crackin’ groove; that’s just a fact. If there should so happen to be some quality finger smokin’ shred layered over the top of that, you got yourself a winning combo right there. Even if instrumental guitar-twiddliness isn’t your thing, we’d find it quite hard to find anyone who couldn’t get their ears ...

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Crowbar

Live: Desertfest 2016

Come the end of April, Camden town descends into a sea of long hair, beards and beer guzzling monsters. Catering for the Stoner/Doom/Sludge/Psychedelic rock crowd across multiple venues, Desertfest finds its home in the heart of it all, cutting off and taking over Greenland Place (just off the side street by Worlds End) and having the Black Heart at the ...

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Rene Benton: Xpressions Too (Short Storiez)

Rene Benton has grown a name for himself thanks to the huge blends in musical genres in his playing, and thanks to his virtuoso playing, he has just had a very successful appearance at the finest guitar event of the year at NAMM 16. Xpressions Too envelops more blended styles than you can shake a stick at, and most definitely ...

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BRONTIDE ANNOUNCE SCOTTISH TOUR

Instrumental group Brontide have announced a four day winter tour in Scotland for early next January. The band ,who are currently writing their second album due for a 2013 release, say that they are “excited to get back on the road” and promise to debut some new material. According to the band the new songs are “melodic and intricate in ...

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Live Review: Jeff Loomis @ Sub 89, Reading

So lets start with Monuments. Instrumentally they are heavier than a sledgehammer of dark matter to the cranium but with that comes a perfectly melodic accompaniment.  What lets the London quintet down is vocalist Matt Rose’s seemingly crisis of faith.  Does he want to sing cleanly, with a gruff edge, scream or rap?  Is it still 2000 and people are ...

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