Sick Riffs: Adam Bell and Ross McLennan teach you the fiendishly brutal verse riff of Viscera's Obsidian - with tab!

Sick Riffs #74: UK upstarts Viscera - formed of ex-members of Heart of a Coward, Sylosis and Abhorrent Decimation - have quickly become a prominent name in the extreme-metal scene, touring with genre giants Decapitated, Beyond Creation, Ingested and Lorna Shore earlier this year, until the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly cut the run short.

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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.