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How To Harmonize Guitar Lines (Part 1)

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In this lesson I give a brief explanation (introduction) on How to Harmonize Guitar Lines. Explaining the simple intervals and a major scale followed by 2 examples from “Lack Of Comprehension” by Death and the famous riff from “Raining Blood” by Slayer.

Volbeat – The Devil’s Bleeding Crown

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Here’s a lesson on How to play “The Devil’s Bleeding Crown” by Volbeat. Cool song with lots of cool riffs in a swing feel, which is a little unusual for metal but it works! Short but sweet Solo is included as well. Check it out!

Ozzy Osbourne – I Don’t Know (Solo)

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Here’s a lesson on How to play the Solo from “I Don’t Know” by Ozzy Osbourne. This solo has typical Randy Rhoads licks and tricks – some pentatonic bluesy licks, tapping with the pick, dive bombs, double picking and chromatic lick. A lot to learn, so check it out!

Ozzy Osbourne – I Don’t Know (Rhythm Part)

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This is a lesson on How to play rhythm part of “I Don’t Know” by Ozzy Osbourne (Randy Rhoads on guitar). Randy was absolute beast on guitar and his riffs always stood out. Quite busy rhythm part with lots of cool fills in between and a beautiful Middle part with clean guitars. Check it out!

Ozzy Osbourne – Tomorrow

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This is a lesson on How to play “Tomorrow” by Ozzy Osbourne. A cool song with 3 guitar parts – Clean (w/effects), Heavy and a beautiful Solo section with some cool licks and tricks.Check it out!

The Cult – Sweet Soul Sister

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This is a lesson on How to play “Sweet Soul Sister” by The Cult. Pretty straight forward and easy this song has a few parts though – Rhythm, Lead and 2 Solos, all of which I break down in this lesson. Check it out!

Death – Voice Of The Soul (Part 1)

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Alright, here’s Part 1 of the lesson on How to play Voice Of The Soul by Death. Chuck never stopped to amuse us with his versatility in death metal music and this instrumental is a prove of that. It has very beautiful melodies and harmonies, interesting patterns, licks, different techniques, acoustic and electric guitars. Lot’s to learn. Very nice, indeed.

Death – Spirit Crusher

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Here’s a lesson on How to play Spirit Crusher by Death from the last album – Sound of Perseverance. Typical progressive death metal in it’s glory – heavy, complexed at times, fast and brutal. Awesome song!

Death – Symbolic (Part 1)

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Here’s Part 1 of the rhythm guitar on How to play Symbolic by Death. As with most of Death’s songs we have complex timing, very fast picking and heavy ass riffs. Check it out!

Slayer – Postmortem (Part 1)

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Here’s Part 1 of the lesson on How to play Postmortem by Slayer. Very cool, laid back, groovy song with awesome riffs. The twist in this song is the 12/8 time signature which gives a triplet feel to the whole song.Then changes to 4/4 in the second part. All in all it’s a great song to play.

Machine Head – Davidian – Solo

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This is a follow up lesson on the Solo from Davidian by Machine Head. This Solo has 2 parts, first being predominantly sounds (dive bombs, pinch harmonics, etc), while the second part is more melodic and uses a Phrygian Dominant scale and a minor Pentatonic as well. Check it out!

Machine Head – Davidian

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Here’s a rhythm guitar lesson on How to play Davidian by Machine Head. Back in the ’90s this song rocked (and it still does). Dropped B tuning, brutal riffs and one of the best breaks in the history of metal. Check it out!

Slayer – South Of Heaven – The Solos

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This is a follow up lesson on How to play Solos from South Of Heaven by Slayer. Two Solos with cool licks and tricks played in a typical Slayer fashion. Some licks sound messy but it’s rather the overall feeling that you should go for rather than playing every note perfect. Check it out!

Slayer – Raining Blood

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Raining Blood is probably the most known song by Slayer and rightfully so. The Intro is just brutal and powerful like no other. The crazy fast riff that blows you away and the EPIC bridge are all in one song. That song is the epitome of thrash metal. And it’s not an easy one at all…. I go in full detail, explaining riff by riff, with examples and Tabs.

Obituary – Slowly We Rot

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Here’s a lesson on How to play Slowly We Rot by Obituary. Great song to learn if you are just getting into Metal or if you are just a fan of Obituary and just want to learn this great song. It’s from their first album – Slowly We Rot and one of their most recognisable songs

Death – Pull The Plug

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Here’s a lesson on How to play Pull The Plug by Death from their album Leprosy. Cool riffing, heavy sounds and fast picking – it’s all here, in this song. Enjoy!

Joe Satriani – Flying Legato Lick

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Here’s a lesson teaching the legato lick taken from Joe Satriani’s Flying In A Blue Dream song. Joe is well known for the use of this technique in his compositions. It could be challanging bringing it up to speed, but it’s a good exercise for your fretting hand and a cool addition to your lick library. Check it out!

Slayer – South Of Heaven

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This is a lesson on probably the most known song by Slayer – South Of Heaven. Epic opening riff and some heavy riffs. Both rhythm guitar parts are transcribed. Have fun!

Slayer – Seasons In The Abyss

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Here’s a lesson on How to play Seasons In The Abyss by Slayer. This is sort of a “mellow” song from their discography, but none the less is still heavy and metal. Both guitar parts are explained along with TABS

Death – Flattening Of Emotions

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Despite the fact that this is a very cool song, there’s a lot to learn from it – very fast picking, use of sextuplets, alternate picking, slides and awesome rhythm patterns. It’s not for beginners, but it’s good for practicing all these techniques. Check it out!

Sepultura – Territory

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This is a lesson on How to play rhythm part of “Territory” by Sepultura. One of the most known songs with typical heavy and brutal riffs. A MUST learn song!

Pantera – Mouth For War

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This is a lesson on How to play rhythm part of “Mouth For War” by Pantera. This is a mix between Metal and Punk type a song with cool opening riff, awesome groove during the verses and chorus and a fast paced riff in the end of the song. A MUST learn song!

Obituary – Cause Of Death

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This is a lesson on How to play rhythm part for “Cause Of Death” by Obituary. One of the most iconic songs from their catalog. It’s got everything –  heavy riffs, brutal tone, slow and fast parts. A MUST learn song!