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> Iced Earth Style, Lesson By Ben Higgins
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post Jun 18 2012, 02:12 PM
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Original lesson: Iced Earth Style by Ben Higgins

It may sound like I am not palm muting but I assure you I am palm muting everything except for the open chords..

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post Jun 18 2012, 04:33 PM
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Hi mate! You are doing a good effort on this one and the result is positive. You are close to master this one, but your right hand still needs more training to be able to play this tight at the normal tempo. Sometimes your timing is not precise, like for example in the galloping part. Other parts are better and some other have even more important timing issues. I recommend you to keep on practising this one at a slower tempo until to feel more comfortable.

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Cosmin Lupu
post Jun 18 2012, 06:48 PM
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Howdy Mert! You are clearly on the right track, but, more slow practice will only perfect the work smile.gif

Keep rocking man!


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post Jun 18 2012, 11:32 PM
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This take was very very close to sound perfect!
You just need to spend a little bit more time practicing this lesson at a slow tempo using a metronome!
Your technique and timing are pretty good so I don't think it will take you to long to make this lesson to sound perfect!

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post Jun 19 2012, 11:50 AM
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Hi Mert, I thought this was a strong effort.. I think it was actually the fretting hand that tied you up occasionally and I think the right hand was pretty damn good smile.gif

It's a difficult piece to play.. one slightly wrong hit can throw you off for a few beats ! Try it whilst using my approach of 'thinking with the left hand'. Imagine that the left hand is leading the right hand.. most people think of the picking hand as the driving force but if you think of the left hand as the driving force you are doing 2 things

1 - You are making sure the left hand is more in time and moving correctly
2 - You are making your picking hand more relaxed because you're drawing attention away from it.

Give it a try ! smile.gif

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post Jun 19 2012, 05:47 PM
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