A fan captured video of a live performance Rodrigo y Gabriela performing with Alex Skolnick. The duo is currently tour supporting their 2009 release, 11:11. The more I see video of the Mexican duo performing, the more I want to see them live.
Skolnick joined the duo for the song, “Atman”, which features Alex Skolnick on the studio recording. “Atman” was written as a tribute to the late Dimebag Darrell, the former guitarist of Pantera and Damageplan. The revered metal guitarist was gunned down during a live performance in 2004. According to Blabbermouth, atman is a Sanskrit word meaning the only deathless part of the human being.
I’ve mentioned before how Alex Skolnick is one of my guitar heroes, now you can watch and see why. The Alex Skolnick Trio is currently supporting Rodrigo y Gabriela.
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