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Metal Mike: 10 Essential Metal Licks

Metal Mike: 10 Essential Metal Licks
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Lick #01 - Late 80's Bay Area Thrash In this video series, "Metal" Mike Chlasciak demonstrates 10 essential metal licks. Lick #1 is a chugging riff in the style of a Bay Area Thrash sound circa the late Eighties that combines chords and single note runs with fast alternate picking. Lesson Contents Lick #01 - Late 80's Bay Area Thrash Lick #02 - Classical-Style Arpeggios Lick #03 - Melodic Theme Lick #04 - Combining Two Pentatonic Scale Positions Lick #05 - Phrygian Dominant Lick Lick #06 - Speed Metal Lick #07 - Two-Note Power Chord Riff Lick #08 - Dimebag/Pantera Style Lick #09 - Odd Time Arpeggios Lick #10 - Jake E. Lee Style


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Lick #02 - Classical-Style Arpeggios This is a lead idea based off of arpeggios with a string skip on the B-string. Mike demonstrates the fingerings of each part of the lick. Lesson Contents Lick #01 - Late 80's Bay Area Thrash Lick #02 - Classical-Style Arpeggios Lick #03 - Melodic Theme Lick #04 - Combining Two Pentatonic Scale Positions Lick #05 - Phrygian Dominant Lick Lick #06 - Speed Metal Lick #07 - Two-Note Power Chord Riff Lick #08 - Dimebag/Pantera Style Lick #09 - Odd Time Arpeggios Lick #10 - Jake E. Lee Style


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Lick #03 - Melodic Theme Neither a rhythm or a lead, this lick makes an excellent interlude, bridge or lead-in for a solo. Lesson Contents Lick #01 - Late 80's Bay Area Thrash Lick #02 - Classical-Style Arpeggios Lick #03 - Melodic Theme Lick #04 - Combining Two Pentatonic Scale Positions Lick #05 - Phrygian Dominant Lick Lick #06 - Speed Metal Lick #07 - Two-Note Power Chord Riff Lick #08 - Dimebag/Pantera Style Lick #09 - Odd Time Arpeggios Lick #10 - Jake E. Lee Style


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Lick #04 - Combining Two Pentatonic Scale Positions Here, Metal Mike show you to create an awesome lead run out of two adjacent pentatonic scales. This lick is based on an pentatonic scale in the key of E. Lesson Contents Lick #01 - Late 80's Bay Area Thrash Lick #02 - Classical-Style Arpeggios Lick #03 - Melodic Theme Lick #04 - Combining Two Pentatonic Scale Positions Lick #05 - Phrygian Dominant Lick Lick #06 - Speed Metal Lick #07 - Two-Note Power Chord Riff Lick #08 - Dimebag/Pantera Style Lick #09 - Odd Time Arpeggios Lick #10 - Jake E. Lee Style


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Lick #05 - Phrygian Dominant Lick This lick is an evil-sounding intro-type riff in E Phrygian dominant with some passing chromatic notes thrown in. Lesson Contents Lick #01 - Late 80's Bay Area Thrash Lick #02 - Classical-Style Arpeggios Lick #03 - Melodic Theme Lick #04 - Combining Two Pentatonic Scale Positions Lick #05 - Phrygian Dominant Lick Lick #06 - Speed Metal Lick #07 - Two-Note Power Chord Riff Lick #08 - Dimebag/Pantera Style Lick #09 - Odd Time Arpeggios Lick #10 - Jake E. Lee Style


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Lick #06 - Speed Metal Lick #6 is a speed metal riff in the style of early Metallica or Megadeth. Check out Mike's awesome "spot-welding" lick in the middle of this one! Lesson Contents Lick #01 - Late 80's Bay Area Thrash Lick #02 - Classical-Style Arpeggios Lick #03 - Melodic Theme Lick #04 - Combining Two Pentatonic Scale Positions Lick #05 - Phrygian Dominant Lick Lick #06 - Speed Metal Lick #07 - Two-Note Power Chord Riff Lick #08 - Dimebag/Pantera Style Lick #09 - Odd Time Arpeggios Lick #10 - Jake E. Lee Style


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Lick #07 - Two-Note Power Chord Riff Metal Mike demonstrates a lick making heavy use of two-note chords on the 4th and 3rd strings. Lesson Contents Lick #01 - Late 80's Bay Area Thrash Lick #02 - Classical-Style Arpeggios Lick #03 - Melodic Theme Lick #04 - Combining Two Pentatonic Scale Positions Lick #05 - Phrygian Dominant Lick Lick #06 - Speed Metal Lick #07 - Two-Note Power Chord Riff Lick #08 - Dimebag/Pantera Style Lick #09 - Odd Time Arpeggios Lick #10 - Jake E. Lee Style


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Lick #08 - Dimebag/Pantera Style Mike shows you how to get your groove-metal on with this Pantera-style riff in the key of E. For an even attack on the staccato run, make sure to use all downstrokes with your picking. Lesson Contents Lick #01 - Late 80's Bay Area Thrash Lick #02 - Classical-Style Arpeggios Lick #03 - Melodic Theme Lick #04 - Combining Two Pentatonic Scale Positions Lick #05 - Phrygian Dominant Lick Lick #06 - Speed Metal Lick #07 - Two-Note Power Chord Riff Lick #08 - Dimebag/Pantera Style Lick #09 - Odd Time Arpeggios Lick #10 - Jake E. Lee Style


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Lick #09 - Odd Time Arpeggios Lick #9 shows you how to put a new spin on arpeggiated licks using different time signatures. Lesson Contents Lick #01 - Late 80's Bay Area Thrash Lick #02 - Classical-Style Arpeggios Lick #03 - Melodic Theme Lick #04 - Combining Two Pentatonic Scale Positions Lick #05 - Phrygian Dominant Lick Lick #06 - Speed Metal Lick #07 - Two-Note Power Chord Riff Lick #08 - Dimebag/Pantera Style Lick #09 - Odd Time Arpeggios Lick #10 - Jake E. Lee Style


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Lick #10 - Jake E. Lee Style Last, but not least, Mike shows you a classic heavy metal riff in the style of former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Jake E. Lee. Mind your trills and pull-offs! Lesson Contents Lick #01 - Late 80's Bay Area Thrash Lick #02 - Classical-Style Arpeggios Lick #03 - Melodic Theme Lick #04 - Combining Two Pentatonic Scale Positions Lick #05 - Phrygian Dominant Lick Lick #06 - Speed Metal Lick #07 - Two-Note Power Chord Riff Lick #08 - Dimebag/Pantera Style Lick #09 - Odd Time Arpeggios Lick #10 - Jake E. Lee Style



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