Metallica: Nothing else matters

by Ramiro Delforte

Lesson step:

  • main
  • 1
  • Members only2
  • Members only3
  • Members only4
  • Members only5
  • Members only6
  • Members only7
  • Members only8
  • Members only9
  • Members only10
  • Members only11
  • Members only12
  • Members only13
  • Members only14
  • Members only15
  • Members only16
  • Members only17
  • Difficulty: 4
Scrubbing / forward / rewind: arrow right, arrow left keys
Jump to start: Home or `s` , you can also click/tap the lesson part again (the numbers above player)
Go to next part: PageUP or End. ( iOS: swipe right or left over video )
Volume: ArrowUp / ArrowDown keys
Go to any part: Number keys (combinations also possible)
Pause or play: `k` or space key
Fullscreen: `f`, esc to close
  • Lesson
  • My notes
  • Statistics

  • Hi GMC'ers! In this opportunity we'll see a very famous ballad by Metallica, Nothing Else Matters, from the “Black” Album. This record, perhaps the most known of the band, was released in 1990 and was the factor that helped Metallica to make world tours (Wherever We May Roam tour and Nowhere Else to Roam tour). The “Black” album was the fifth released since “Kill em' all” in 1983 and it was the step between the aesthetic barrer the thrash period (Kill em' all, Ride the lightening, Justice for all) and the more heavy rock records to come (Load, Re-Load).
    On this particular track of the record Michael Kamen took care of the arrangements, most of them string arrangements. I've tried to stick to the original arrangement and you'll hear the strings and all of the guitar fills that are on the record.

    The techniques that you'll have to use to play this song are:

    * Bendings
    * Sliding
    * Fingerpicking
    * Legato

    The original form of this song is:

    Intro 1-24
    Verse 25-50
    Chorus 51-58
    Verse 59-66
    Chorus 67-74
    Interlude 68-83
    Verse 84-101
    Chorus 102-113
    Solo 114-124
    Verse 125-133
    Outro 134-143

    Here I leave you also the way you may want to thing the form in order to remember.
    (The numbers indicate the number of times that the part is played).

    Verse x3
    Chorus x1
    Verse x1
    Chorus x1
    Verse x2
    Chorus x2
    Verse x1

    I hope you enjoy the lesson! :)

  • Login to use my notes. No GMC account? Register here.
  • REC Takes

      This lesson does not have any REC takes yet.
      Here is how to submit one.

    Lesson views

    • Total views: 0
    • Member views: 0
    • Guest views: 0