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a Berber living in northern Morocco

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a jazz ostinato

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look through a book or other written material

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play riffs

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We take them all on board - we want the energy and anger and passion of underground music, but at the same time I want to be playing riffs as big as AC/DC."
Took It Away and Going Down are forgettable songs, and Shut Yer Face is saved only by its stop-start riff. Such imperfections are reassuring proof that this is A and not A.I.
(4.) Parks later riffs on this idea in the section of the play titled "Panel V: In Thuh Garden of Hoodoo It."
FOO FIgHtERs- tHE PREtEnDER- the drums, the riffs, the vocals.
Songs structured around bone- crushing riffs coupled with modern time breaks makes their music as subtle as their dress sense.
Briefly, the four movements of the work can be described as bound together by an ever prevailing "blues theme." The work's first movement begins with this trope; then a modified sonata form of this twelve-bar blues is presented in two "choruses" accompanied by a variety of riffs, walking rhythms, and call-and-response dialogues.
The EP's first track, Since You're Gone, begins with an atmospheric melodic riff, transitioning into a groovy new bass line accompanying the vocals.
The guitarist, who wrote many of the hard rock band's greatest riffs, passed away peacefully in his sleep surrounded by family.
Happily, the new album The Rooks Have Returned is packed full of bright riffs and earworm melodies that at first seem in-keeping with the sense of fun we've come to expect from releases on Popical Island.
Razor-sharp riffs, thunderous drumming and big, imposing vocals, and with titles like Armageddon, Hell To Pay and Pull The Trigger you just know that these aren't tender little love ballads.
Razor sharp riffs, thunderous drumming and big, imposing vocals and with titles like Armageddon, Hell To Pay and Pull The Trigger you just know that these aren't tender little love ballads.
The Classic Rock Show Top 20 Great-|est Guitar Riffs Of All Time 'Part 2' UK Tour comes to Venue Cymru FOLLOWING the immense success of their 2015 sell-out tour showcasing the Top 20 Greatest Guitar Riffs Of All Time, the critically acclaimed Classic Rock Show are back in 2016 and at Venue Cymru, Llandudno on Thursday, January 21, at 7.30pm.
Mr Rodriguez played some of the group's most popular riffs including the riff on in the 1979 hit A Message to You Rudy.
MANCHESTER based band The Twisted Dolls bring their high powered riffs to Teesside on Thursday with a gig at Middlesbrough venue O'Connell's.
Guitar-wise, he brings the heavy riffs - like on his cover of Depeche Mode's I Feel You.