Dead Weather Guitarist Dean Fertita Talks Gear and Technique in This Exclusive Video

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the third of four exclusive technique- and instrument-based videos by the Dead Weather.

In this episode, guitarist Dean Fertita (Queens of the Stone Age, the Waxwings, Hello=Fire) talks gear and divulges the source of his pummeling dive-bomber crunch on a new Dead Weather song, “Let Me Through."

He also takes a phone call from an irate neighbor (who you might recognize)!

The video, which was directed by the Dead Weather's Jack White, concludes with a propulsive live performance of the track, which can be found on the band's new album, Dodge and Burn, which was released September 25 via Third Man Records. It's the Dead Weather's third album and first full-length release in five years.

Dodge and Burn can be found on iTunes and Amazon now.

For more about the Dead Weather, visit thedeadweather.com.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums. He now plays in two NYC-area bands.