Darran Charles

“It turned out our fans agree with Yngwie Malmsteen that more is more!” Leprous’ Tor Suhrke on collaborating with fans

The Norwegian prog-metallers’ guitarist on moving away from aggressive riffing, how his tastes have evolved over the band’s 20 years, and why getting their fans involved in the songwriting process was a recipe for lots and lots of guitar tracks.

“Instructional videos can be boring. I’m always just trying to keep people from walking out the door!”: Paul Gilbert

The shred guitar icon on why he played every instrument on his new album, Werewolves of Portland, the pressure to do something new, and why he’s always trying to keep people engaged, even if you have to get out a pick-drill to do it.