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We talk to Liam about the gear he's using on the band's final run of shows.

Learn the secrets of pick sliding madness!

FFO: Russian Circles, Tangerine Dream, Vattnet Viskar.

Steampunk bigband jazz FFO: The Dillinger Escape Plan, Meshuggah, and Dysrhythmia.

Dave Davidson gives YOU the keys to metal success!

Watch Misha rip, drop some tips, and nerd out!

Nikki Simmons from Drewsif Stalin's Musical Endeavors shares some trials, tribulations, and puppies of the road.

Let's take Lars' fathers advice and put it under the microscope.

Max speaks with the engineer behind Deafheaven, Ghostlimb, Loma Prieta, and more.

We've got an exclusive premiere of Aussie classic-riffers' new track, "Sinking Ship."

We asked members of The Sword, Dillinger Escape Plan, Baptists, Exodus, and more, who would make the cut.

Members of Exodus, the Sword, Gorguts, and more weigh in.

For riffs, grind, HM2, Japanese hardcore, and everything else.

We nabbed some stories about breaking gear from members of Toxic Holocaust, Deafheaven, Night Birds, White Widows Pact, and more.

A quick 30-minute snooze can act as a restart button on your day, and helps solidify in memory what you've

Control over excess movement and space between finger and fret is crucial for developing comfort on your instrument.