You think Zakk ruins Bark at the Moon? I think hes awsome at it. Just because he uses harmonics allot and changes it some doesn't mean he sucks at it. He has surpassed Randy in his time with Ozzy. (Although Randy won't be forgotten)
Originally posted by the Wookie
well heres my take on the whole "technical == better" thing..imo, wacking off on a guitar isn't too emotional or whatever. kirk hammet isnt the most techincal guitarist, but his solos have more emotion in them than any wankers could fit into theirs. speed doesnt equal good. like petrucci for example...yeah hes a great guitarist, but him shredding doesnt really add to a song for me. complex doesnt always equal great too. look at the misfits and ramones, simple riffs, but they're music still kicks major ass. alot of guitarists overuse effects, but i think zakk wylde just completely ruins stuff. for the for BLS its ok, but take the bark at the moon solo..listen to RR play it or even jake e. lee, you can feel it, then zakk comes in and rips ass all over it, it ruins it. but if it sounds good, then its good. no one cares how complex it is. if you just look at how complex music is and judge it on that, i think you should stop listening to music.