Weekly Riff from The Sound and The Story - Mark Tremonti
This week, as 2021 "comes to life" (see what we did there?), we're throwing it back to where it all started - when we produced our first guitar documentary and tutorial with none other than Mark Tremonti of Alter Bridge. This clip here showcases not only the story and play-through of one of Mark's most well-known guitar solos, but also cemented our philosophy of showcasing a professional artist in their prime, performing the very material that put them on the map. Many fans regard Alter Bridge's "Blackbird" as the band's opus, and "Come To Life" was one of those tracks that certainly defines the sound, vibe, and mood of the record. In this Weekly Riff, you'll hear the story of how Mark turned a last minute "mistake improvisation" into the uber-melodic, fan-favorite guitar solo we all know and love today!
So, get that low string tuned all the way down to A#, and let's shred!
If you'd like to hear more of the stories about how your favorite solos were written, or the inspiration behind some of rock's biggest songwriters, make sure to check out this feature here