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Crobot: 'Feel Playing Is About Not Trying To Play Notes, But Playing Noises'
Crobot: 'Feel Playing Is About Not Trying To Play Notes, But Playing Noises'
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Crobot sat down with UG to talk about new material, the eternal learning process, and what it means to be a feel player.
Sean Beavan On Recording Slayer: 'You Have To Do It Right Or The Fans Will Kill You'
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Jim Root: 'Seems Like Stone Sour Can't Even Write A New Record. They Lost A Good Writer'
Jim Root: 'Seems Like Stone Sour Can't Even Write A New Record. They Lost A Good Writer'
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You, UG readers, wanted to know about Jim Root's approach to soloing, his mask, his favorite songs, influences, and much more. Here is what Root had to say.
Bill Kelliher: 'Writing Notes Down Just Seems Archaic To Me'
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Producer Michael Beinhorn: 'Anthony Kiedis Was Completely Non-Functional Heroin Addict, He Wouldn't Show Up for Weeks'
Producer Michael Beinhorn: 'Anthony Kiedis Was Completely Non-Functional Heroin Addict, He Wouldn't Show Up For Weeks'

Here in this lengthy and funny discussion, the producer/engineer/mixer talks to UG about recording Red Hot Chili Peppers, Soundgarden, and Marilyn Manson, his unique approach to production and why a good album hasn't been made in 20 years.

POSTED: 05/25/2015 - 11:34 am

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Crobot: 'Feel Playing Is About Not Trying to Play Notes, but Playing Noises'
Crobot: 'Feel Playing Is About Not Trying To Play Notes, But Playing Noises'

Crobot sat down with UG to talk about new material, the eternal learning process, and what it means to be a feel player.

POSTED: 05/18/2015 - 09:27 am

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Jim Root: 'Seems Like Stone Sour Can't Even Write a New Record. They Lost a Good Writer'
Jim Root: 'Seems Like Stone Sour Can't Even Write A New Record. They Lost A Good Writer'

You, UG readers, came up with some thoughtful and insightful questions for Slipknot axeman Jim Root, which really made him think. You wanted to know about Root's approach to soloing, his mask, his favorite songs, influences, and much more. Here is what Root had to say.

POSTED: 05/13/2015 - 11:35 am

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Sean Beavan on Recording Slayer: 'You Have to Do It Right or the Fans Will Kill You'
Sean Beavan On Recording Slayer: 'You Have To Do It Right Or The Fans Will Kill You'

Producer, recording engineer, mixer Sean Beaven talks to UG about what it has been like going toe-to-toe with the likes of Trent Reznor, Marilyn Manson, Axl Rose, Phil Anselmo and others.

POSTED: 05/06/2015 - 11:27 am

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Bill Kelliher: 'Writing Notes Down Just Seems Archaic to Me'
Bill Kelliher: 'Writing Notes Down Just Seems Archaic To Me'

Mastodon axeman Bill Kelliher discussed with UG his humble beginnings and his evolution as a guitar player. He spoke with great passion about recent developments in his writing process.

POSTED: 04/28/2015 - 10:46 am

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Josh Rand: 'You'd Be Shocked With Some of the Stuff That's Inspired Me'
Josh Rand: 'You'd Be Shocked With Some Of The Stuff That's Inspired Me'

This time around we wanted you to dig deep for some penetrating questions for Stone Sour guitarist Josh Rand. You wanted to know about his favorite album and his approach to guitar playing and many other scintillating topics. Read the answers here!

POSTED: 04/23/2015 - 10:16 am

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Dave Jerden: 'When the 'Facelift' Record Came Out, Radio Stations Wouldn't Play It for Nine Months'
Dave Jerden: 'When The 'Facelift' Record Came Out, Radio Stations Wouldn't Play It For Nine Months'

Legendary recording engineer Dave Jerden is known by his work with Rolling Stones, Jane's Addiction, Alice in Chains and many others. Here he talks to UG about his vision and what it was like making records back in the day.

POSTED: 04/15/2015 - 10:58 am

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Chuck Billy: 'Hopefully the Vibe of Our First Two Records Will Find Its Way Into the New Music We're Writing'
Chuck Billy: 'Hopefully The Vibe Of Our First Two Records Will Find Its Way Into The New Music We're Writing'

Testament's Chuck Billy discusses with UG progress on the upcoming Testament album, the future of his side projects, his band management ventures, and opens up about personal triumphs.

POSTED: 04/08/2015 - 09:21 am

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Uli Jon Roth: 'I Got a Lot Better by Sometimes Playing Less Guitar and Spending More Time on Pursuing Art'
Uli Jon Roth: 'I Got A Lot Better By Sometimes Playing Less Guitar And Spending More Time On Pursuing Art'

Uli Jon Roth talks to UG about the new album, the Sky guitar, his philosophy about playing and finding your own voice.

POSTED: 04/02/2015 - 11:09 am

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Manic Street Preachers' James Dean Bradfield: 'Sometimes You Need Some Creative Failure to Spur You On'
Manic Street Preachers' James Dean Bradfield: 'Sometimes You Need Some Creative Failure To Spur You On'

Manic Street Preachers' singer and guitarist talks about how he has wrote the best songs he can and survived the changing tides of music.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 12:41 pm

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