just wanted someone elses opinion. If I'm playing a really fast passage is it ok to lightly have my palm on the strings as I pick to mute the strings slightly or is that considered anchoring?
it is anchoring, but its also a nice way to clean up a passage for people not named petrucci.

I sold my Parker Nitefly, Line 6 POD X3 Live and Crate Powerblock on Ebay. I'm depressed about it, so if I'm grumpy, that's why. = (