Viking-Folk Metal Concepts Part 3

by Lian Gerbino

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  • Hi and welcome to the third part of this Viking-Folk Metal concepts ;) This time based on AMON AMARTH, the well-known viking metal band. Here I´ve composed a lesson based on their last album called: Twilight of the Thunder God. If you don't know this awesome band, check them out.

    This lesson contains powerful riffs, fast picking and a viking atmosphere floating around ;)

    This should be so useful for beginners who wants to improve skills on rhythm and accuracy.

    As I said before, there´s a lot of bands in these styles, so we´ll see how all those bands compose their songs step by step, and trying to get a useful lesson based on their particularly style.

    Bands I am including to create the whole concept are:
    Finntroll, Ensiferum, Turisas, Amon Amarth, Falkenbach, Summoning, Heidevolk, Vintersorg.

    Some of these bands sound more Black, some sound Death, and others Power or Epic. So, we travel trough their styles and see what happens ;)

    Feel free to add more bands that you know to this concept HERE
    To talk about BTs and composition HERE

    Take this lesson step by step and have fun!

    Chords: included in every video.
    Used scales: D minor.
    Bar: 4/4
    Notes: Eighth. Sixteenth.
    Tune Down: 1/2 step
    TEMPO: 190 bpm

    As some of you know, I use a POD xt to rec all my lessons. In my board you´ll find my presets ;)
    On the other hand, here´re the settings for people who wants.

    Amp model: based on Soldano Slo-100
    Drive 9
    Bass 4.9
    Middle 5
    Treble 6.8
    Presence 7

    Small room Reverb:
    Predelay 0%
    Decay 42 %
    Tone 50%
    Mix 43%

    Remember: Same settings in other gear will produce a different sound, but, as we´ve talked at the forum, this could be cool for some members, so enjoy!

    If you have any problems let me know. Take care. See you all around.
    Lian Gerbino

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