Opeth frontman Mikael Akefeldt has spoken to MusicRadar about his 9 top tips for guitarists; “For me as a guitar player, what I want to be is versatile and to become a versatile guitar player you have to listen to music. Different types of music and different types of guitar playing. I didn’t listen to a diverse range of music because I wanted to develop my guitar playing, but it kind of happened naturally because of that.” You can read the full article right here.
The year is quickly drawing to a close which means it is time for the end of year round ups and polls! Music Radar have announced the nominations for their end of year polls which includes We Are Harlot’s Bruno Agra in the ‘Best New Drummer’ category, Opeth’s Martin Axenrot in the ‘Best Prog Drummer’ category and Slipknot’s Jay Weinberg in the ‘Best Metal Drummer’ category. Voting is open now, make it count people!