“It hit me. It’s in your hands. Good guitars, good amps – all that stuff helps. But it doesn’t make a player”On his guitar:
“Visually, it’s a mean-looking instrument, with the horns on, so it’s easy to think about hard rock and heavy metal, for sure. But I think there are a lot of things you can do with it.”This is a great interview because it really details Derek’s rise in the industry while also giving him a chance to talk about the different bands he has been in, his gear, and what he thinks has made him such a great guitarist. To read the rest of the interview, check out Music Radar.