Alpha Wolf deliver a mind-bending, Whammy-heavy playthrough of Akudama

Of all the acts in the Australian metalcore scene, Alpha Wolf stand out as one of the most boundary-pushing. While the quintet's music is formed of the same thunderous rhythms, heavyweight drop-tuned guitars and in-your-face vocals that characterize the genre as a whole, it's irrefutably etched with its own unique sound.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.