Category: Riffology

Riffology 113 – All Your Sins

As promised, we return to normal format for this lesson, covering just one tune. The tune in question is “All Your Sins” by Maryland doom metal godfathers Pentagram. “All Your Sins” comes from Pentagram’s self-titled

Riffology 112 – Kreative Evolution: Part V

I would like to offer my apologies, dear readers, for Riffology’s long absence. I did not intend such an extended break between lessons, but work, side-jobs, deer season, holiday season and illness combined to sap

Riffology 112 – Kreative Evolution: Part IV

Class is back in session with lesson number four in the Kreative Evolution series. In case you have been too hungover to make it to the last three classes, we have been engaged in a

Riffology 112 – Kreative Evolution: Part III

Welcome to the third installment of Kreative Evolution, our riffological examination of the Kreator catalogue. If you have been following the series, I am sure you have caught the pattern, and it should come as

Riffology 112 – Kreative Evolution: Part II

Welcome to part two of Riffology’s Kreative Evolution mini-series, wherein we will examine riffs from the Kreator catalogue on an album by album basis. 1986 was the pinnacle year for thrash. The year birthed two undisputed

Riffology 112 – Kreative Evolution: Part I

For the next several installments of Riffology, we will break from format (somewhat) by adding a little history to our lessons. We shall embark on a riff odyssey through the catalog of German thrash kings,

Riffology 111 – Procreation Of The Wicked

The last installment of Riffology featured one of my favorite bands, Mercyful Fate. This week, the trend continues with Celtic Frost. In a few short years, Celtic Frost created a wildly diverse (and wildly uneven)

Riffology 110 – Doomed By The Living Dead

This being the tenth installment of Riffology, I thought I would celebrate this mini-milestone by covering one of my favorite bands: Mercyful Fate. I could go on for days about how great this band was