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> Take 2: Metal For Rockers!, Lesson By Adrian Figallo
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post Aug 13 2012, 07:56 PM
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Original lesson: Metal For Rockers! by Adrian Figallo

I double checked in this take for any missing notes and added a chord slide that I overlooked in the first take (Thanks Ben!).

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Alex Feather
post Aug 14 2012, 01:35 AM
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Hi! I like this take! It is better than the other one for sure!
Still have some issues! Your hands needs to be synced better try to play this lesson at a slow tempo so you will get better control and will be able to feel every note you are playing! Also at 0:28 you started rushing your timing is much better than in the previous take and I can hear that you are concentrating more! I think if you will use a metronome timing issue will be fixed very fast!
Also I have noticed that your guitar was out of tune? I am not sure if it is because you pressed on the string too hard or it is because of the floyd rose? It didn't affect performance though just thought I would let you know!
Overall you did a great job and I can definitely see improvement!
Keep it up!

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post Aug 14 2012, 09:34 AM
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Hey this is certainly an improvement, I can hear that chord slide better and you also capture the missing notes with your right hand.

Ok, there's still some things which are holding you back a bit . You have a tendency to lift off your left hand to change chords maybe a little early so your picking hand is picking either nothing or some muted notes whilst your left hand is moving. To improve this, just means slowing it down a bit and then working on moving your left hand from chord to chord as efficiently as possible. Leave it as long as you can before moving it, always move it at the last possible second.

The other thing is getting some more control over when your picking hand is muting and when it is not. This will help you get the real intended sound of the riffs. You're not doing a bad job at all, just needs a little bit of work. When you pick that G power chord in between the muted open E string, make sure your hitting all 3 strings to get a full sounding chord. When you're not playing the chord and you're just playing the open E make sure your right hand is muting the string enough to make the notes sound chunky. smile.gif

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post Aug 14 2012, 03:16 PM
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As Ben and Alex said, your rhythm playing still need more adjustment. There are some parts where your hands aren't 100% synchronized and that something that must be fixed!
Keep on practicing this one at slower tempos, and create loops for each part to make an effective training session. wink.gif

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post Aug 17 2012, 06:36 AM
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Cool take! Try to work on your muting a bit, it would make some riffs sound clearer. And as the others mentioned, sometimes your hands are not synced which can be worked on at a lower tempo.

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