Interview with Tosin Abasi from Animals As Leaders: Caged Beast

Instrumentalism has long been a haven for progressive and experimental musics. By casting off the confines of vocally-driven styles, guitar virtuosos like Jeff Beck, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai and Eric Johnson have long used the genre as a palette on which to test their physical limits, the constraints of their …

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Interview with Kelly Shaefer of Atheist: From The Eye Of The Storm

As mainman for progressive death metal architects Atheist, Kelly Shaefer is well aware of his place in the genreā€™s history. Now that technical playing is all the rage in metal bands from Russia to France to Kansas, whether they know it yet or not, the new crop of leaders of …

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