Positive, all of us consider John Petrucci’s enjoying as among the finest in rock and steel. However what does John Petrucci consider our enjoying?
Because of MetalSucks, we now have the reply. The web site sat Petrucci down to look at YouTube movies of mere mortals taking up tracks from Dream Theater, Liquid Stress Experiment and his recent solo album, Terminal Velocity, and get the electric guitar grasp’s opinion on how they carried out.
First up is Dcamils, who run by Dream Theater’s Untethered Angel. “Wow, a few of these children are younger,” Petrucci says with amazement. “I like this cowl. It completely provides a complete new life to the sound of the music.”
Subsequent is Metropolis – Half I, carried out by Sanca Information that includes Bunga Bangsa. “The bass participant’s doing one thing actually cool,” Petrucci says, observing a very tough tapping passage. “Is that the way it goes?”
From there, we see a band enjoying Liquid Stress Experiment’s Common Thoughts, with the guitarist rocking considered one of Petrucci’s previous Ibanez JPM signature fashions, and a playthrough of the Terminal Velocity observe Gemini the place the guitarist nails, nicely, every little thing. “Wow,” Petrucci says. “This man might be my stunt double.”
Among the many odder entries? LTE’s Acid Rain performed on three-stringed devices; Petrucci’s Terminal Velocity on synth; and Dream Theater’s Octavarium – III. Full Circle on marimba.
“I like seeing completely different guitar and keyboard passages performed on devices aside from what it was written on and seeing individuals’s interpretations,” Petrucci says.
“I’m simply at all times amazed by how a lot expertise there’s on the market in all components of the world and all ages. It blows me away. It’s actually inspiring.”