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post Aug 12 2012, 08:28 PM
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Original lesson: Metal For Rockers! by Adrian Figallo

My first Rec. When I uploaded it to youtube, I got a message saying it was "detected as being shaky". I hope that's not a comment on my timing. I ended at the same time as the backing track, so I take that as a good sign :).

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post Aug 13 2012, 12:24 PM
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Hi there, not a bad effort at all. Your timing is pretty good. The areas that could be improved the most would be your right hand as it misses out quite a few of the notes, and your chord shifting.

Just one thing that will make the riffs sound cooler as well would be to make sure you get the slide of the chord, like at 0:28. You want to play the chord and then shift it up a semitone, that's how you get the sound of 2 different chords even though you only picked one. So if you just tidy up the little details like that then it'll sound a lot tighter and full cool.gif

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Cosmin Lupu
post Aug 13 2012, 02:12 PM
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Hey man! Congrats on being a hard working man of the GMC family and for a nice take! biggrin.gif As I told you and as Ben observed too, the details are the things that you have to focus on, just like with the Alter Bridge lesson. Patience and a bit more work to get things going smoother is what you have to go for.

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post Aug 14 2012, 12:16 AM
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You did good! The problem here is that your left and right hands are not connected! If you will spend some time practicing picking exercises this problem will go away very fast!

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post Aug 17 2012, 03:02 PM
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Well, you are not too far but it still needs more practice to sound perfect. Your right hand can't reach the speed in some of the riffs and sometimes both hands sound out of sync. Besides that I think that you should pick stronger and check the pick angle when you pick because the notes aren't sounding full most of the times.

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