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Pop-punk powerchords meet thrash-metal leads in this searing Bayside guitar playthrough

Last month, US pop-punk heroes Bayside just dropped the heaviest album of their career, Interrobang - it’s an album chock-full of killer electric guitar moments, and today, we’re premiering a playthrough of fast-paced single Bury Me, featuring lead guitarist Jack O’Shea.

Throughout the track, O’Shea shows off some slick alternate-picked harmonized lines, with some tasty lead melodies and arpeggiation, before launching into a crushing descending riff at 2:35, then a solo worthy of the glory days of thrash-metal. Not bad for a track that clocks in at under four minutes.

Interrobang is out now via Hopeless Records, and the band tour the US right up until Christmas - see Baysidebayside.com for full dates.

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.