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In The Style Of Tom Morello: Part 1, Intro and Performance

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In The Style Of Tom Morello: Part 2, Main Riff
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Hey all,

We're going to tackle some of the cool sounds produced by the riff lord, Tom Morello. I've put together a short track with a heavy riff, DJ inspired verse and the infamous record scratching sounds you hear on tracks like "Bulls On Parade".

Happy riffing!

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