Watch SEPULTURA, SLAYER, PANTERA, MEGADETH, MORBID ANGEL and More Jam Out In Their Practice Space
You often hear musicians talk about the importance of practicing an instrument, but it's not something you get to see them do regularly. I know for a fact band rehearsals are the least exciting part of being a musician, but it never really stopped me from collecting bootleg VHS practice tapes from bands I loved as a kid.
Maybe it was because you get to see the band in their own element, or even yell at each other for messing up a part. Maybe I'm just curious to see what tiny shitty practice space the band started out in, or even watch an unfinished song being worked out before it was recorded and became a song we all love. Needless to say, these types of videos are worth watching for all of these reasons.
Recently I stumbled across a practice session and it reminded me of my earlier fascination with these tapes. Naturally I decided to compile several awesome practice jams for you guys to enjoy.
MORBID ANGEL (1991) jamming on "Immortal Rites" in a storage container!
SEPULTURA (1989) working on "C.I.U. (Criminals in Uniform)". A track that was written for Arise and finally released in 1997 for the re-mastered edition.
REFUSED (1995) rehearsing a fan favorite "The Slayer" a couple years before their break up.
TOM ARAYA (1983) jamming on a Motley Crue cover in the Slayer practice room.
PANTERA (1989) rehearsing a SLAYER song with KERRY KING before a live show.
DAMAGE PLAN (2004) rehearsing PANTERA in DIMEBAG DARREL's home studio.
KORN (1996) rehearsing songs from their first 2 LPs.
MEGADETH (1990) Marty Friedman and David Ellefson rehearsing guitar parts before a gig.
METALLICA (1992) rehearsing backstage before a show.
SKID ROW rehearsing "Slave To The Grind" for their upcoming tour.