Fast Progressive Metal Riffing

by Diego Budicin

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  • Hey guys! In this lesson we will focus on a couple of riffs that I recorded recently.

    One of the interesting parts is that you will play over a 4/4 signature and then you will switch to the 7/8 one.

    It will be a nice way to improve your timing and your technique at the same time.


    Tuning: D - A - D - G - B - E

    Guitar : Ibanez AT100

    Equipment : Kemper Amp - Zoom TAC-2

    Tempo : 150 bpm

    Signature : 4/4 - 7/8 - 7/4

    Chord Progression


    | Dm | X 8

    | Dm | X 7

    | G5 A5 A#5 C5 |

    | Dm | X 16 |

    | Asus2 | Gsus2 |

    | Dm7(no5) | Fsus2 |

    | Bb(no5)/D | C/E |

    | Dsus2 | C/E |

    | A#7M(no5) | / |

    | Gm | A |

    | Dmadd9 | X 4


    Key Signature: Dm


    Techniques used:

    - Alternate Picking

    - Slide

    - Hammer on/Pull Off
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