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> Mercyful Fate Riffing, Lesson By Ben Higgins
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post Apr 8 2016, 08:28 PM
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Original lesson: Mercyful Fate Riffing by Ben Higgins


You say 'minor pentatonic ' like it's a bad thing
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post Apr 9 2016, 11:00 AM
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Yes! Excellent work there, Scott.

You've got the vintage tone happening and the riffing is nicely in time. The chords sound the way they should too.

You probably noticed that with using less gain you've got to pick quite hard to get the attack. It's very unforgiving is't it?

I like the machine gun sound you get with the 16th notes towards the end, tonally it sounds really satisfying.

Nothing to add - you certainly didn't get hit by the Curse of the Pharaoh!

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Gabriel Leopardi
post Apr 11 2016, 03:58 PM
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Killer work here mate!

I like your tone, and think that your rhythm work here is ready to tour with King Diamond. Your take sounds like the old Mercyful fates album, you did it!

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post Apr 12 2016, 02:26 PM
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Awesome take Bleez!

All is there - precision, tone, groove. I really like your choice of tone and gain amount. Playing becomes clear and demanding so it makes us use more strength but...there are tonal profits smile.gif Really can't complain on anything in this take. Great job!

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