Three decades after introducing black metal to the world, Venom are as dangerous as ever. Guitar World catches up with Cronos and company to discuss the band’s lethal new album, From the Very Depths, and to reflect on their tumultuous past.
Who said only guitar players can strut around and upstage all of his/her bandmates with their chops? Whoever it was, they must have said it to this flashy bass player, who takes on Creedence Clearwater Revival's classic "Have You Ever Seen the Rain?" with aplomb, showing off his chops—and virtually every guitar-playing trick in the book.
We interrupt our regular top nut series to bring you a request. I’ve had a lot of you asking for a guide to balancing your guitar’s vibrato unit. Well, here it is. The good news is that the whole balancing process is the same for most locking and non-locking vibrato units; i.e. any unit that’s based on the classic Stratocaster spring vs. string tension design.