Megadeth Style Riffing Lesson

by Lale Nikic

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  • Hello GMC'ers! We will be covering Megadeth's “Cryptic Writings” rhythm style. On this particular album Dave simplified his playing a lot and the whole album has a hard rock feel to it.

    There is a lot of palm muting and unique upstroke picking. This will be a good lesson to practice for your palm muting and riffing techniques.

    * Standard E
    * E - A - D - G - B - E
    (From thick to thin string)


    * Riffing
    * Palm Muting

    A Major

    * Stratocaster with brigde humbucker pickup and
    * Peavey ReValver MKIII emulations (6505+ amp, 6505+ cab, noise gate)

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    Stay Metal!/ Lale

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