For Paul Waggoner, the guitar powerhouse of Be…

For Paul Waggoner, the guitar powerhouse of Between The Buried and Me, playing guitar hasn’t always been about arpeggio-sweeping and soloing. His journey to becoming the six-string surgeon he is now has been paved with years of metronome training, scale practice and deconstructing songs in order to extract the fundamentals of melody and what it takes to make a part sound “good.” In this APTV exclusive, Waggoner recalls his idol worship of Weezer songwriter Rivers Cuomo, what it takes to make a “mental hard drive” of music theory, the muses that visit him when he’s simply hanging out and why it’s easier to write music while on the toilet than with a guitar under his fingers. ALTPRESS Facebook: https://ift.tt/1gxHUls Twitter: @AltPress Instagram: altpress ALTPRESS Store: https://ift.tt/2oM4CKF by Alternative Press

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Everyone remembers their first time… Wh…

Everyone remembers their first time… Whether it’s your first emergency while on tour or the first piece of art that made an impact on your life, there are some moments in life that stay with you forever. In this APTV original series, Dance Gavin Dance reflect on the precious moments of their maiden voyages into crowd surfing and dates to “The Hills Have Eyes” that got weird fast. ALTPRESS Facebook: https://ift.tt/1gxHUls Twitter: @AltPress Instagram: altpress ALTPRESS Store: https://ift.tt/2oM4CKF

Everyone remembers their first time… Wh…

Everyone remembers their first time… Whether it’s your first emergency while on tour or the first piece of art that made an impact on your life, there are some moments in life that stay with you forever. In this APTV original series, Dance Gavin Dance reflect on the precious moments of their maiden voyages into crowd surfing and dates to “The Hills Have Eyes” that got weird fast. ALTPRESS Facebook: https://ift.tt/1gxHUls Twitter: @AltPress Instagram: altpress ALTPRESS Store: https://ift.tt/2oM4CKF by Alternative Press

Every music lover has that one good song or al…

Every music lover has that one good song or album that’s ruined by a shitty time or person. This particular exploration of music rendered unlistenable may be the first documented interview in which the immortal Beatles are discussed in the same conversation as party-rock band Buckcherry’s crass-ballad “Crazy Bitch.” For Nothing More’s Daniel Oliver, Jäger Bombs, t-boned trucks and blue Mohawks have forever tainted some of his favorite music. For Nothing More guitarist Mark Vollelunga, a bad breakup claimed a cherished emo band as a casualty. Learn the stories behind the ruined music in this APTV exclusive. ALTPRESS Facebook: https://ift.tt/1gxHUls Twitter: @AltPress Instagram: altpress ALTPRESS Store: https://ift.tt/2oM4CKF