The Periphery guitarist explains the sound, and why people think he created it
It's a tech-metal round table! The Periphery axemen are joined by two of today's leading virtuosos to wax lyrical on all things tech-metal
Misha Mansoor, Mark Holcomb and Jake Bowen go deep on the making of the heavy and experimental Periphery IV: Hail Stan
Based on Holcomb's favorite sounds from the company's Andromeda and Silver Lake pedals, the Dark Sun merges warm digital delay with a hall reverb.
How to give the impression of repetition in a riff, without there actually being any repetition at all.
Walk the line between playing only single notes while also outlining “wide” chord voicings via the use of arpeggios.
Achieve a sense of movement with single-note riffs that incorporate dramatic position shifts up and down the fretboard.