Video: Jeff Loomis Plays Jason Becker's "Perpetual Burn"
On Page 30 of the all-new July 2013 issue of Guitar World, Jeff Loomis discusses this video, which he created and sent us back in March.
It shows Loomis tackling Jason Becker's "Perpetual Burn" to a backing track — and pulling it off in one impressive sitting.
"I think it was really a challenge for myself to see if I could do it," Loomis says in the new issue. "I always found myself playing snippets of Jason's music but never really played a whole piece of his accurately. After I learned it, I thought, Hey, this doesn't sound half bad, so I programmed some drums and did a few tracks of rhythm guitar."
Check out the video below.
For the rest of the Loomis story — plus Guitar World's 17-page transcription of Becker's "Perpetual Burn," check out the July 2013 issue of Guitar World, which is available now at newsstands and the Guitar world Online Store.
Have you ever considered learning "Perpetual Burn" ... ?
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