Sunn O)))'s Greg Anderson: “Getting the volume up has never been an issue for me!”

Greg Anderson
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When it comes to the transcendental side of music – you know, the kind of art that can provide an out-of-body experience for its listener and open doors they never even knew were there – Greg Anderson can most certainly be considered an authority. 

In Sunn O))), the drone project he started in 1998 with Stephen O'Malley, he’s taken doom music to its most atmospheric extremes, melting minds and eardrums as each chord rumbles into infinity. 

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Amit Sharma

Amit has been writing for titles like Total GuitarMusicRadar and Guitar World for over a decade and counts Richie Kotzen, Guthrie Govan and Jeff Beck among his primary influences as a guitar player. He's worked for magazines like Kerrang!Metal HammerClassic RockProgRecord CollectorPlanet RockRhythm and Bass Player, as well as newspapers like Metro and The Independent, interviewing everyone from Ozzy Osbourne and Lemmy to Slash and Jimmy Page, and once even traded solos with a member of Slayer on a track released internationally. As a session guitarist, he's played alongside members of Judas Priest and Uriah Heep in London ensemble Metalworks, as well as handled lead guitars for legends like Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols, The Faces) and Stu Hamm (Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, G3).