Do you remember the classic episode of The Simpsons where Homer is seen on a rock 'n' dress with Elvis Costello, Mick Jagger and Tom Petty? Roll camp? It turns out that these types of places actually exist. The skirt 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp took place in Florida earlier this month and featured the likes of Megadeth's Dave Mustaine and Iron Maiden's Nicko McBrain.
And a video has surfaced from Mustaine's camp teaching wannabe rockers how to play his band's classic Symphony of Destruction.
The video was shared by a lucky participant of the camp. "Dave Mustaine had us tape him showing us how to play the main riffs on 'Symphony of Destruction'. Always learn from the best!” the YouTube description explains.
Mustaine faces the camera while swinging his guitar and details how to play the song's powerful riff. "The beginning is obviously a pull-off," he says, "but I choke the shit out. Check out the rest of the lesson below and report back to us once you've inevitably mastered it.
"Symphony of Destruction" was a single from Megadeth's fifth studio album Countdown to Extinction, released in 1992. Due to the many radio plays, it became one of the band's most popular songs.
However, it was less complex than some of their other songs and featured a more commercially friendly structure but with a swaying guitar riff; Maybe that's why Mustaine decided to teach it to newcomers at camp.
The skirt 'N' For nearly 30 years, Roll Fantasy Camp has provided fans with an unforgettable opportunity to jam with their musical heroes. Over several days, they'll be mentored by some of rock's finest musicians before they join their heroes for one last performance to complete the experience.
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