Power Metal Concepts Part III

by Lian Gerbino

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  • Hi, Lian here. Power Metal Concept Pt.III, the final part of our P.M. Concept. Based on bands like Stratovarius, Helloween and many many others. Here we´ll see how to make a complete song in the Power Metal style in 3 parts/lessons.

    You must check out:
    Power Metal Concepts Pt. I
    Power Metal Concepts Pt. II
    before start to learn this.

    This is just one of many forms or structures that you can find in a song. So, this is just an example. Also you can compose or create your Power Metal Songs with this concept or following no rule.

    Techniques we´ll use here are:

    2 and 3 strings sweeping,
    Palm Muting,
    Legato with tapping,
    Pick-Tapping (new),
    Slides and Vibrato,
    Natural harmonics,
    floyd rose.

    The Key is A minor.

    Scales we´ll use are: A minor and A Harmonic minor.

    This P.M.Concept will try to show you different parts of a song. We have intros, chorus, solos.... but... how can we put all the parts into a song? This help you to understand how.

    Power Metal Concept Pt.: I -See Previous Lesson -

    Intro –
    Verse 1 –
    Chorus –
    Intro –

    Power Metal Concept Pt.: II - See Previous Lesson -

    Verse 2 –
    Main Melody –
    Duet Part –

    Power Metal Concept Pt.: III - here we are now -

    Bridge – here I play an alternative intro, it is the same intro we played in pt1 but with some modifications.
    Solo – I used some licks from my style to compose the solo. Feel free to create your own solos using some of these licks.
    Outro – the end of our song.

    If you have any problems let me know. Take care.

    Guitar tune down 1/2 step
    TEMPO: 150 bpm

    I hope you like this lesson!
    See you soon.
    Lian Gerbino

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