Learn to Play: "The Way The News Goes..." by Periphery with Mark Holcomb

In this installment, Mark Holcomb of pioneering prog metal band Periphery teaches us the main riffs for “The Way The News Goes…” off of their latest album, Periphery III: Select Difficulty.

Although the song pulls together jumpy arpeggiations with a drop C tuning, it’s really just based on a chord progression that Holcomb fleshed out with a host of open strings to give the song more movement.

You can hear Mark talk more about his PRS SE signature model and his use of alternate tunings in our full interview below.

If you're curious, Mark used a Fractal Audio Axe FX II for this video.

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