The Weekly Riff

Guitarist R.J. Ober shows off some of the Japanese hardcore-inspired grooves from one of the band's new rippers.

Guitarist Mark MR rips (live!) through one of Existential Animals' toastiest tracks.

Learn how to play their new single "Waging War"!

White Widows Pact leave one of their dirty sludge riffs out to dry.

North Carolina blackened thrashers unleash a track off their upcoming Joel Grind-produced The Red Sect.

Guitarist Rick Jimenez rocks out on some minor single-note grooves.

Drummer Ryan Wolf shows you how to doom.

Danish one-woman black metal project shows you the meaning of snowbound.

Steven Brodsky shows you the meaning of chromatic passing tones.

Damian Murdoch of The Ocean shows you how to play a song from his solo debut.