Rick Beato's Sounding Off With Synyster Gates. - Avenged Sevenfold

Rick Beato’s Sounding Off With Synyster Gates.

Synster Gates appears on the newest episode of Rick Beato’s Sounding Off. Gates talks about his musical background, being taught how to play guitar by his dad, things people may not know about him, if Avenged Sevenfold were consciously trying to do something different in the beginning, where he looks for inspiration, why they don’t write on tour, if he’s ever written rifts that have gone unused until years later, his philosophy on recording with an amp vs axe effects, being open to touring without a real amp, how their recording process has changed, andy wallace’s mixing process, some of the guitars he uses while recording, practicing, doing a guitar school with his dad, Allen Holdsworth and his importance, their cover of The Beach Boys’ “God Only Knows,” why he’s so interested in different kinds of music and much more.