Smiley, cute, petite. Kristen Capolino looks like she could be a high school cheerleader. But put a guitar in her hand and she will kick your ass! Sort of like the Buffy the Vampire Slayer of power rock.
Warped Tour. A sweaty, drunken, party machine that travels across America with some music thrown in for good measure. We are on every date of this year's Warped Tour, and so far, it's been great. Lots of women, lots of booze, lots of fans and friends and just an all-around good time.
We commenced our debut on the Vans' Warped Tour this year a little deviated from what was planned, as we were unable to perform for the first week. Just a couple days before leaving for the tour, our singer took an intense dive off a 20-foot pillar during our record-release performance in Hollywood, shattering three of his ribs and nearly puncturing his lung.
So what is the pocket and how can you learn it? You can’t learn it without hearing and feeling it. You can’t understand it in a vacuum. It exists and shows its teeth and beauty while playing live with other musicians. Once you learn it, your life will never be the same.
Re-amping is basically the technique of recording a clean D.I.’d track straight out of your guitar and then later using a re-amping box such as Radial’s X-Amp to send it out of your DAW and to the amplifier of your choice.
Timo Tolkki is power metal royalty. From Stratovarius to Revolution Renaissance and now Symfonia, the Finnish guitarist was once ranked by Guitar World as one of the 50 fastest players in the world (27th, in fact).