In last month’s column, we looked at a neat pattern and lick in the key of B that incorporated the use of hybrid picking (pick-and-fingers technique). To follow up on and expand upon that topic, I’d like to present two further ideas based on the same pattern, and then show you an elegant run inspired by the great gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt.
In Rock! Shock! and Horror!, Revolver magazine celebrates the crossover between heavy music and all things blood-curdling with a host of fear-mongering, gore-soaked rockers including Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Metallica’s Kirk Hammett, Slipknot and Stone Sour’s Corey Taylor, Pantera and Down's Phil Anselmo, plus members of Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Anthrax, Alesana, Killswitch Engage, In Flames, Trivium, Cannibal Corpse, Pig Destroyer and many more!
According to a new post on his official website, Rob Zombie and crew will be hitting the studio sometime in June to begin work on his fifth solo album. Zombie's current lineup is rounded out by guitarist John 5, bassist Piggy D and drummer Ginger Fish.
After this year's run of Gigantour is finished, Megadeth will be hitting the road for a short tour with Rob Zombie that kicks off on May 11 and will lead up to the two bands' appearance at this year's Rocklahoma Festival.
One of American's biggest music festivals is returning for a sixth year. Rock on the Range has announced the lineup for its 2012 incarnation, which will includes appearances by: Slash, Incubus, Rob Zombie, Megadeth, Mastodon, Marilyn Manson and more.
While there's still no official release date for John 5's upcoming solo album, God Told Me To, the guitarist has just release a single from the album: an instrumental cover of Michael Jackson's "Beat It."