(Me playing John Petrucci’s live 7 string; with John and Corey B. Photo by Jordan Rudess)

John Petrucci and Matt Heafy guitar lesson episode 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEexr-OCbvk

John Petrucci and Matt Heafy guitar lesson episode 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yg0xAJzpeKw

John Petrucci and Matt Heafy guitar lesson episode 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgzVutGffSo

John Petrucci and Matt Heafy guitar lesson episode 4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HG4CdqO9Uvg

 

I Love New York City… Oh Yeah… New York City (part II)

NYC

I play hard, because I work hard. It ain’t all hours of gorging and drankin’ and feasting all the time… but that’s the stuff that I work towards. We woke up after our night of extravagance and headed to Josh Wilbur’s studio in New York. That’s where we’d be attempting some new clean vocal parts over the pre-existing “In Waves.” 

We caught up with Josh at his really-rad old-building turned renovated-studio space where he played us some of the new Lamb Of God well before it’s release. Goddamn is that stuff good. Continue reading