The notion of sweeping (or raking) the pick across the strings to produce a quick succession of notes has been around since the invention of the pick itself. Jazz players from the Fifties would use the approach in their improvisations, and Chet Atkins was known to eschew his signature fingerstyle hybrid-picking technique from time to time and rip out sweep-picked arpeggios.
Tonight, Metallica's Kirk Hammett will jam with his pre-Metallica band, Exodus, at his "Fear FestEvil After Party" at the San Diego Comic-Con International. However, it turns out that Hammett has gone one step further in terms of reconnecting with his old band.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive dual-guitar playthrough video for "Automaton" by Intervals. The video, which you can check out below, features guitarists Aaron Marshall and Lukas Guyader.
In this case, a person named Mehdi Sadaghdar made a video — titled "How NOT to Build an Electric Guitar (The Hazards of Electricity)" — and posted it to YouTube. You can check it out below. When you do that, please let us know what you think in the comments or on Facebook!