We chatted with guitarist Joe Munoz of the Las Vegas, NV-based rock band, One Ton Project, about some of his fave gear, and how it impacts the group’s sound.
Cynosure extensively talks about his origins and creative process, plus what it means to be an artist that puts his heart and soul into each of his one-of-a-kind instruments.
We got some exclusive insight from guitarist extraordinaire, Zoltan Bathory, founder and one of the main songwriters of Five Finger Death Punch, into his sick new gear while he was at NAMM 2015 with Jeff Diamant of Diamond Guitars and Amplification.
We chatted with Adrien L, guitarist for the Parisian metallic hardcore/sludge quintet Cowards, to discern just how he’s able to get his sound so dark!
I recently had a moment to sit and chat with guitarist extraordinaire Andy Wood, about the gear he uses to achieve his unique and signature sound. Wood has just competed and released a new double album, Caught Between The Truth and a Lie, that contains both acoustic and electric guitar tunes. Here is how the conversation went.
The Raskins is an alternative rock band composed of twins Logan and Roger Raskin. Born and raised in New York City, the brothers began playing music at a very young age and now, on May 13th, 2014, are set to release their debut self-titled album via MIRAL Records/BDG/RED, LLC division of Sony Music Entertainment. We grabbed some time with guitarist Roger Raskin and asked some gear-related questions in order to learn more about his Custom GMP guitars and Marshall 900 Dual Channel amplifiers.
Budapest, the capital and largest city of Hungary, happens to also be home to a five-piece metal band with an equally impressive and large sound, Omega Diatribe. Currently promoting their 10 track full-length album, IAPETUS, which dropped on October 21st of 2013, the band meld elements of groove, math, and psychedelic to form music that just begs to be heard. We caught up with lead guitarist Gergő Hájer to ask about his Agile 727 Septor Custom guitar and how if impacted the band’s latest release.
Loaded with intense moments and some magnificent guitar work, we managed to grab some time to speak with guitarist Ben John Davis about his key gear and the role it played in the new album Life in Lucidity.
With the release of their sophomore disc Freedom less than a month away, SpiralArms guitarist and vocalist Tim Narducci sat down with me for a quick chat about his favorite piece of gear. Here is what Narducci had to say about the one tool he uses to get his signature hard rock sound.
I recently spoke with Dawson Scholz, guitarist and vocalist for The Ongoing Concept, about the gear he uses while on tour. This gear review is a bit different than others I have done; however, as these guys actually build their own cabinets in order to both make transporting easier and keep the price down. The group is currently on the road in support of their upcoming debut release, Saloon. Here is what Scholz had to say.
Death Angel are a classic thrash metal band who have been well-respected among metalheads since the 80s. As the group is a major influence on many current metal bands, we decided to ask guitarist and founding member Rob Cavestany about the gear that he uses to get his sound; including on the band’s latest album, Relentless Retribution. Here’s what Rob had to saw about his Signature Series Custom “Death Angel” Jackson Guitar!
Darren King, guitarist and vocalist for the experimental rock/metal band The Overseer, recently took a moment out of his busy schedule to speak with me about the gear he used when he was in the studio recording the band’s newest release We Search, We Dig. Here’s what Darren had to say and how the conversation went.