The latest installment from "The Sound and The Story" guitar instructional-documentary series, starring Sevendust guitarist John Connolly, is out now: f12.link/j-connolly The percussive hammer behind the genre-defining Sevendust sound shares his life story and musical journey so far, teaches you 15 songs spanning 20 years of Sevendust albums, as well as various guitar techniques, and provides a detailed look into his writing process in "John Connolly: The Sound and The Story". Get the DVD or Digital Download today.
In November of 2013, Jim Root went into his garage to begin writing new Slipknot song. He did this after a six-year break in recording, following the loss of a friend and bandmate, all amidst a period of great personal and professional change. Nearly a year later the result was .5: The Gray Chapter - an intensely heavy and deeply personal album that has been hailed as a masterpiece by both critics and fans. Take a seat in the studio and in Jim's garage, and watch him channel years of grief, frustration and experience into .5: The Gray Chapter The Sound – Jim teaches you every guitar part on .5: The Gray Chapter. Learn note-for-note and tone for tone - XIX, Sarcastrophe, AOV, The Devil In I, Killpop, Skeptic, Lech, Goodbye, Nomadic, The One That Kills The Least, Custer, The Negative One, If Rain Is What Your Wnat, Override and The Burden. The Story – In this documentary, Jim shares the obstacles he endured and overcame during the writing, demoing and recording process. Get a behind the curtain peek at what it looks like to have nine musicians come together and work in harmony. Includes live footage from Knotfest. Featuring interviews from Corey Taylor, Downloadable tablature pdf included TOTAL RUN TIME: 236 minutes