Tim Henson reveals he's never heard Metallica's Black Album – much to the amazement of Tosin Abasi and Misha Mansoor

Rick Beato, Tosin Abasi, Tim Henson and Misha Mansoor
(Image credit: Rick Beato/YouTube)

One of music’s most beloved YouTubers and educators, Rick Beato, has shared a modern guitar summit with three of today’s most influential guitarists, Tosin Abasi, Tim Henson and Misha Mansoor.

The foursome’s 40-minute discussion – which you can watch below – is a fascinating overview of guitar’s position in modern music, but it contains one surprise admission in particular that really got the conversation flowing.

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Michael Astley-Brown
Editor-in-Chief, GuitarWorld.com

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 from Cardiff University, and over a decade's experience writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as 20 years of recording and live experience in original and function bands. During his career, he has interviewed the likes of John Frusciante, Chris Cornell, Tom Morello, Matt Bellamy, Kirk Hammett, Jerry Cantrell, Joe Satriani, Tom DeLonge, Ed O'Brien, Polyphia, Tosin Abasi, Yvette Young and many more. In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.