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Metal For Life: Crafting a Rhythmically and Harmonically Challenging Single-Note Riff

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"One of the most important aspects of becoming a good metal guitarist is developing the ability to play long single-note lines with absolute precision," says Metal Mike Chlasciak.

In this month's "Metal For Life," Metal Mike dissects the challenge of crafting a rhythmically and harmonically challenging, heavy single-note riff.