Total Guitar issue 219 goes on sale in the UK on 2 September. We talk to Trivium about growing up in the spotlight, new signature guitars and five day tone quests.
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Trivium have got over a rough patch. Now they reveal how they kept their heads above water to create 'In Waves'.
TG talks with the mighty Mountain man about his past and present.
We put YOUR questions to Satch.
Unpressured time with Scott Holiday reveals his classic approach to rock.
The Swedish five-piece have 'Heritage', but they're not afraid to innovate.
John Petrucci takes us track by track through 'A Dramatic Turn Of Events'
Brand new interviews with Joe Bonamassa, Andy James, Horrible Crowes, rising blues ace Philip Sayce and promising acoustic troubadour Ben Howard (watch a TG-exclusive video of Ben Howard's 'The Wolves').
Learn To Play
Trivium 'Caustic Are The Ties That Bind'
Pixies 'Where Is My Mind?'
Joe Bonamassa 'Sloe Gin'
Johann Pachelbel 'Canon In D'
Frank Turner 'The Road' (strum along)
Over 20 pages of gear news, reviews and advice
This month we've reviewed Yngwie Malmsteen's new signature Marshall head, the YJM100, a distinctly 'indie' looking Schecter (TSH-1) and the Jam, an interesting new iPad interface from Apogee. Not to mention the following…
MXR ZW90, Group Test: Modern metal singlecuts, Hughes & Kettner TubeMeister 18 Combo, Strymon Lex Rotary, Head To Head: Morpheus Bomber vs DigiTech Whammy DT, BC Rich Joey Jordison Warlock II, Korg Pandora Mini.
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