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Alex Skolnick tracking for Dark Roots of Earth: Powerslave (Bonus Track)

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Published on Aug 14, 2012

Alex Skolnick tracking solos at Spin Studios for Testament's cover of the Iron Maiden classic. Video by Karina Rykman. DARK ROOTS OF EARTH, NOW AVAILABLE AT:
iTunes: http://bit.ly/droeitun
Amazon: http://amzn.to/tdroe
Nuclear Blast USA: http://bit.ly/testnbus
Nuclear Blast EUROPE: http://bit.ly/droenbeu

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Eroticnightmare
Testament is an underrated band, they are so much better and technically skilled than metallica. People who know guitar can understand this.
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GuitarMaven
I think Alex Skolnick just became my favorite guitarist. I like his humility, and his joy joy for sharing music making.
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satchbooggy
I rather see them replace metallica :) Testament should headline a tour like that. And put Exodus in there too.
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Curran Murphy
super ballsy to show the missed notes and mistakes, Honest playing and working to get the take better!!! My Hero!
Metal Posts
One day I'm gonna play guitar like that...
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7StringBlazer
I'm glad the mistakes are shown. I think we forget that even the legends have to practice and they don't kill everything in one take.
C. Alan Robinson
At 1:15 where he seems like he is having some difficulty playing this one line he wants to do... then busts into this cool sweeping lick just to remind himself "Ok... I'm still Badass!!" Alex you rock!!
Darren Cook
I suddenly want to play Powerslave.
GuitarMaven
It's not called Testament for nothing!!! Testify!
Kenneth Viar
Alex is the man - I remember when He filled in for Chris Oliva from local Tampa Based band Savatage !
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