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TopGuitar: Test Drive with Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold’s guitar player Synyster Gates, or Brian Elwin Haner Jr, started learning the guitar at the age of 9 and the first song he learned to play was an eighties hit “I Think We’re Alone Now” by Tiffany. Meet the guitarist and his arsenal on the pages of TopGuitar magazine in September!

With their latest album “Hail to the King”, Avenged Sevenfold once again amazed their fans with the sound of guitars and drums. TopGuitar’s journalist Grzegorz Ufnal, however, focuses just on the guitar side of their sound, unveiling the equipment behind sinister tone of Synyster Gates and showing you some examples of how you can achieve similar results with smaller budget. Just read the Test Drive column of TopGuitar magazine in September!

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Published since 2005 as a printed magazine, TopGuitar is a magazine of opinion for professional and amateur musicians. Since 2020 on a digital platform. Contain reviews of various guitar-related musical gear, interviews and original articles on world’s most popular artists, music reviews, event reports, guitar workshops and tips, the latest products and artist news. The Editor-in-Chief is Dr. Dariusz Domanski, a guitarist and academic teacher, doctor of musical arts.