Speed-Metal Riffing

by Pavel Denisjuk

Lesson step:

  • main
  • 1
  • Members only2
  • Members only3
  • Members only4
  • Members only5
  • Members only6
  • Members only7
  • Members only8
  • Members only9
  • Members only10
  • Difficulty: 7
  • Lesson
  • My notes
  • Statistics

  • Imagine you are the only guitarist in the band and your drummer comes up with a cool rythm. You know the chords, and you know 3 scales: minor, major and phrygian. You have 5 minutes straight to create a guitar part and to make it interesting.

    The reason i said all the above is: this riff came out of my head in 5 minutes. So when you finish learning it you will hopefully be able to create something similar - because this riff shows how to combine powerchords and scales to create interesting speed riffs.
    With some practice you will soon be able to create different riffs in a very short time.
    You're still reading this?? Get on it!


    Related lessons:

  • 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