Valkyrie showcase their formidable melodic hard-rock chops in this exclusive playthrough

Virginia hard-rockers Valkyrie are known for their creative hook-writing chops. In the run-up to the release of fourth studio album Fear - which drops later this week - the four-piece have unveiled three singles which put this songwriting ability on full display: Evil Eye, The Choice and Feeling so Low.

Guitarist/brother duo Jake and Pete Adams - who used to handle six-string duties in Baroness - join Guitar World today for an exclusive playthrough of the latter. It's chock-full of tasteful guitar lines, with the pair trading melodic harmonized leads and several standout solos throughout.

Pete tears it up wielding a Silverburst Gibson Les Paul electric guitar while Jake's weapon of choice is a Yamaha SG2000.

Valkyrie's new album Fear is available from July 24 via Relapse Records.

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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.