One of the most important things I can explain to people who want to become session players is how they need to take a good long look at those who have gone before. In this photo gallery is a list of some of MY faves -- and a brief description of each player.
They laid the groundwork for heavy metal and are the keepers of one of rock's most iconic guitar riffs. Here's a visual guide to the musicians who have been a part of Deep Purple during the band's 43-year history.
In this exclusive video, Ben Bruce and Cameron Liddell from Asking Alexandria demonstrate how they play their respective guitar parts in the song "Morte et Dabo," which is off their latest album, Reckless & Relentless.