News > Queen, Brian May Cited As Influence To Nuno Bettencourt In November 2005 Total Guitar Magazine

Added on 10-Nov-2005

Queen, Brian May Cited As Influence To Nuno Bettencourt In November 2005 Total Guitar MagazineBoth Queen and Brian May are cited as influences to former Extreme guitarist, now solo artist, Nuno Bettencourt in a nice profile article about Nuno in the November 2005 issue of ''Total Guitar Magazine.''



Page 15 ''Hero Worship: Nuno Bettencourt-Extreme''



''He successfully blended EVH-inspired two handed ideas, Yngwie-style arpeggios, Brian May phrasing, and aggressive Al De Meola alternate-picked runs to produce his own amazing, funky guitar style.''



''The range of styles found on Extreme records (the Queen influence again) meant that music shops everywhere were littered with guys who had painted their fingernails black and ripped through ''Decadence Dance'' on an N4 by day, then went home to pick up chicks by playing ''More Than Words'' to them at night.''

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