When I say that Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero's shredding will melt your face, bear two things in mind. First, said shredding consists of inconceivably fast classical and flamenco picking on acoustic guitars—no heavily distorted, thunderbolt-shaped custom axes here. Second, your face: It's gonna be in a puddle on the floor. The pair have roots in death metal back in their hometown of Mexico City, but since they moved to Dublin, Ireland, they've cultivated a musical style all their own, blending their rock beginnings with more traditional sounds. Unlike a lot of virtuoso guitarists, they don't get bogged down in navel-gazing improvisation; their music is designed from the ground up to get your hips wiggling and your toes tapping. The... More >>>