A short video clip of guitarist Steve Smyth's (NEVERMORE, TESTAMENT, DRAGONLORD, VICIOUS RUMOURS) August 17, 2008 masterclass at London, England's The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance can be viewed below. Also available is a snippet preview of some of Smyth's playing from an interview he did with EMG back in September.Steve Smyth parted ways with NEVERMORE in 2007 due to "personal and business differences." During Smyth's time away from the touring circuit (Smyth was diagnosed with end-stage kidney failure in the fall of 2006 and hadn't toured with the band in over a year), NEVERMORE had been utilizing the services of longtime session guitarist Chris Broderick (MEGADETH, JAG PANZER). ICMP masterclass - August 17, 2008:
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