Sick Riffs: Nicklas Thomsen reveals the destructive riffwork behind Ghost Iris's Final Tale

Sick Riffs #93: If you're the proud owner of a 7-string electric guitar, today's Sick Riff is for you. Final Tale - taken from Copenhagen bruisers Ghost Iris's 2019 album Apple of Discord - sees guitarist Nicklas Thomsen open with a notably chunky main riff that immediately sets the stage for the rest of the track.

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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.