One of the most formidable guitar tandems in metal unpack the story of their explosive new album, Lamb of God
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In this rare interview with the Darkthrone guitarist, Ted Skjellum muses on the Fender combo’s black-metal magic and why he doesn’t miss playing live…
There’s something very cool about a sudden shift in the music that throws the listener for a moment, followed by a return to the groove.
This approach offers an economical way to cover a lot of fretboard ground while broadening the availability of notes within a given position.
Learn a few different examples of rhythm-guitar ideas that jump around harmonically and also feature the incorporation of suspended chords.
This kind of “positional wizardry” can be used to generate interesting melodic patterns that can be used in a variety of ways.
These string-skipping techniques will help you nail some fast alternate- and sweep/economy-picked phrases.
Learn a double-picking technique Jake E. Lee used to great effect during his time with Ozzy Osbourne.