Sick Riffs: Sadler Vaden teaches you the glorious bend-driven chorus lick of Great Peacock's Rock of Ages

Sick Riffs #137: The COVID-19 pandemic has done little to quell Sadler Vaden's creative zeal. 2020 – a year defined by Netflix marathons, stay-at-home orders and an overall decline in humanity's productivity – saw the South Carolina-born singer-songwriter conjure up his sophomore full-length, Anybody Out There?, as well as standalone single, Best Days.

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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.