Living In A Bubble

I won’t lie. When I wrote this song I was totally going for a guitar-shredder type of tune. The feeling you get from bouncing off the low E string and adding hammer-ons and pull-offs is awesome. A driving rhythm with massive gain is always a recipe for beauty. Well, maybe not “beauty” as most would think of it but for guitarists who have the gain cranked to 11, it doesn’t get better than that. Read More …

Diamonds

This tune started off as a simple two chord progression. It was originally a very slow meditative piece.

When I started laying down the tracks I felt like it lacked movement. Even though it was supposed to be a slow more legato type of tune it lacked the energy I was shooting for.

I experimented¬†by adding programmed drums and the song did a complete 180. It went from being a slow melodic sleeper to a vibrant high energy jam. I always favor the song over flashy technical guitar chops and I think this song is a good example of that. Read More …