Riff Playbooks: Ivanyi | A Presage Voodoo


The "Riff Playbooks" column is designed to make you a better player. By gleaning some insight into the technique, composition, and execution of these fine riffs by fine SH artists, you are bound to make headway in your own playing. We cordially invite you to steal a page from our books in order to expand your own diabolical playbook of musical wizardry (not literally though, the books are expensive to create).

James Norbert Ivanyi, the latest addition to our ever expanding assortment of wildly talented Australians, has become a fast favourite here at Sheet Happens. His fusion of modern prog metal, classic prog rock, blues, jazz, and pretty much anything else that involves a guitar is truly unique, and is certainly something to behold. If you haven’t heard or seen Ivanyi play, we’d like to offer the following video & free tab as incontrovertible proof that this guy seriously rips, and that we could all greatly benefit from attempting to learn some of his top shelf wizardry. Click here to grab the free tab for this section of the song "A Presage Voodoo" from "Omen Faustum - The Complete Guitar Transcription", and check out the video below!