This riff-writing exercise will demonstrate how to create diatonic and borrowed chords based on a chromatic bass line while staying in key. For this example, I’m going to use the key of A minor and the harmonic minor scale as my guide for chord construction.
San Francisco Bay Area thrash veterans Death Angel, who are featured in the May 2014 issue of Guitar World, have posted the official music video for the title track from their new album, The Dream Calls for Blood.
In the new video below, which was created and posted by the crew at DiMarzio pickups, Whitechapel guitarists Alex Wade, Ben Savage and Zach Householder play several songs and give insight into the writing process for their new album, Our Endless War.
In the exclusive video below, all three members of California Breed — vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes, drummer Jason Bonham and guitarist Andrew Watt — discuss their self-titled debut album, which will be released May 19 via Frontiers Records.