Epiphone Les Paul standard w/ 2-EMG 89s
Rivera BoneHead stack
Our other guitarist (Chris Eldridge) came up with the
initial riff and he and I built upon it from there. I
play the higher chord inversions heard on the right as
he plays the chunkier power chords on the left. Being
a 50/50 team we usually split the solos and sometimes
the random fill licks as well. The first random fill
you hear is mine--a little nod to Eddie, yes, but bluesy.
The first solo heard is Chris' and then mine takes over
half-way through. It's a typical jaunt around the "box"
(Ab minor pentatonic), but unlike many of my past solos
of similar generic structure I tried to keep it flowing
throughout and throw a little chicken pickin' in to keep
it fun. The "big noise" (feedback) at the end was a
result of Chris having to redo his outro tracks due to
Pro Tools *losing* those tracks during a bad backup (or
faulty restore--not sure exactly). [The moral: No hard
drive recording system is "Perfect".] He overdubbed it
twice, and when we listened to both together with my
feedback it just sounded so awesome and dissonant--we
had to keep it!