7th chords are my favorite chords. Well, besides 2nd chords, and 9ths which are like 2nd chords on steroids. But 7ths are pretty rad too. I guess anything that harmonizes a step off the root in either direction just has an inherent badassness.
Dave Davidson, he of Revocation and more importantly, this “Thrash Course with Dave Davidson” lesson, seems to agree. Watch in the video below as he goes over some possible applications for the almighty 7th chord. After all, At the Gates are back together, and they’ve reclaimed all of the 3rds. It’s time to move on to new horizons.
Source: Guitar World