Watch Myles Kennedy kick out the funky jams on a cover of Earth, Wind & Fire’s Shining Star

Couch Riffs, the YouTube series hosted by Mike Squires, who plays electric guitar in Duff McKagan’s Loaded, has always been centered around getting artists out of their comfort zones, be it Vivian Campbell playing ZZ Top’s Cheap Sunglasses, Alex Skolnick ripping through Devo’s Whip It, or members of Alice in Chains, the Killers and more taking on Rod Stewart’s synth-pop classic, Young Turks.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.