Michael Angelo Batio 2017 Interview
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The Perils Of Live Gigging
How did you monitor the click?
Moving To California With Holland And The Michael Angelo Band
You were already in LA by that time (i.e. 1983)?
Was your technique already at the level it is now?
What years were you in the band Holland?
What happened to the band Holland?
Was the guitar environment at the time competitive?
What were the big Sunset Strip rock venues?
Was the term "hair band" considered pejorative?
"Freight Train" And The Formation Of Nitro
How long have you been doing prog rock?
Is the new Nitro writing together?
Do you have any tips for synchronizing right and left hands?
Do you use accents to learn hand synchronization?
How do you approach picking technique when you play left-handed?
How do you decide which picking or playing techniques you're going to use, e.g. alternate vs economy vs legato?
Arpeggio Sweep Clean Tone - tk1
Arpeggio Sweep Crunch Tone
Arpeggio Sweep Clean Tone - tk2
Arpeggio Sweep Hi Gain Speedup
Arpeggio Sweep Motion Mechanic
Regarding locking of the index and thumb which Mike has mentioned in Speed Skills, do you find that each of these methods works better for different types of licks?
Call To Arms Accents - tk1
Call To Arms Accents - tk2