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Beginner Metal Lessons

Get on the right side of metal with this selection of easier lessons.


Latest

  • Zakk Sabbath Rhythm

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Metal Rhythm lesson covering Zakk Wylde's Black Sabbath covers band.

    Tags: Zakk Wylde, Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, Metal Rhythm, Gibson Les Paul, Mesa Boogie, Pinch Harmonics, D minor, Drop D, Metal tone, Palm Muting, Power Chords, Octave Chords, Chromatic Scale, Riffing, Riff
    Difficulty2
  • Ghost BC Style

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Ghost BC is a mix of classics like Black Sabbath, Pentagram and Judas Priest.

    Tags: black sabbath, pentagram, Judas Priest, Metal, Classic metal, Heavy metal, Doom metal, Death metal, Pop metal, rhythm, Drop D, riffing, E Phrygian, palm muting, groove, riff, arrangement, arranging, E blues, E Phrygian major
    Difficulty2
  • Metal Essentials - Riffs #2

    by Darius Wave

    Open strings riffs, palm muting, pinch harmonics and extended power chords shapes.

    Tags: metal, metal riffs, rhythm, E phrygian, F# harmonic minor, E-blues mode, palm muting, power chords, Pantera, Megadeth, Metallica, Machine Head, double tracking, right hand technique, right hand riffing, riffing
    Difficulty2
  • Power Chord Variations

    by Darius Wave

    8 variations of power chords, that have been used in rock and metal music for years.

    Tags: E minor, metal rhythm, palm muting, strummed chords, strumming, power chord inversions, arranging, arrangement, groove, timing, metal rhythm, riffing
    Difficulty2
  • Rammstein Made Easy

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Rammstein style for beginners.

    Tags: Metal, Industrial, Ballad, Riffing, Drop D, Power chords, German metal, NIN, Trent Reznor, Slow tempo, Strumming, Arranging, Downstrokes, D minor, Neue Deutsche Härte, gothic metal, arpeggiated chords
    Difficulty2
  • Deftones Rhythm Style

    by Javier Aviles

    A song in the style of Deftones.

    Tags: riff, A mixolydian, open chords, metal rhythm, song arranging, arrangement, arpeggios, chords, vibrato, groove, timing, riffing, strumming, alternate picking
    Difficulty2
  • Yngwie Four Note Runs

    by Ben Higgins

    A beginner lesson focusing on four note runs that Yngwie uses to move around the neck

    Tags: yngwie malmsteen, alternate picking, rising force, odyssey, fire and ice, E minor, scale sequences, patterns, speed playing, shred guitar, fast passages, fast runs, vinnie moore
    Difficulty2
  • Korn Made Easy

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Korn for beginners.

    Tags: Nu metal, guitar effects, phaser, alternative metal, deftones, riffing, drop D, power chords, arranging, Munky, Head, E Phrygian, alternate tuning, groove, groove metal, strumming
    Difficulty2
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Golden Oldies

  • Doom Metal For Beginners

    by Lian Gerbino

    This time I'm gonna show you how to play some Doom Metal.

    Tags: C minor, My Dying Bride, Candlemass, Paradise Lost, doom, power chords, downpicking, struming, riffing, standard Eb, gothic, dark, sad
    Difficulty2
  • Metalhead's Journey #1

    by Lian Gerbino

    A Metalhead's Journey is a series focused on easier material. In lesson one we'll focus on Powerchords, Downstrokes and Palm Muting.

    Tags: Metal for Beginners, Powerchords, Downstrokes, Palm Muting, Metal, G Major, A Major, metal rhythm, power metal, metal concepts, metal techniques
    Difficulty1
  • Him Style: Love Metal

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    This lesson is useful for beginners that want to play metal but also to intermediate or advanced player that wants to add more ideas for guitar arranging and composition.

    Tags: A minor, Finland, Gothic, power metal, arrangement, arranging, gothic rock, gothic metal, melody, Mikko Linde Lindström, clean arpeggios, 2 guitars
    Difficulty2
  • Slow Melodic Solo

    by Lian Gerbino

    I've focused this solo for beginners adding a lot of slow notes so that you can play it from your first day (if your will is strong enough!).

    Tags: Melodic Metal, vibrato, Beginner, E Minor, C# Minor, slides notes, natural harmonics, powerful bends, sustain, standard Eb tuning
    Difficulty2
  • Power Chords Workout

    by Jerry Arcidiacono

    Riffs using only power chords with different voicings, open strings, and the palm muting technique.

    Tags: Rhythm, Hard Rock Rhythm, Metal, Pedal Note, Palm Muting, standard Eb tuning, downpicking, E minor, sliding chords, chord shifting, changing chords
    Difficulty2
  • Riffing With Pedal Note

    by Lucio Antolini

    Today we´ll have a tutorial on how to make a riff with the great heavy metal and hard rock resource, the pedal note.

    Tags: power chords, palm muting, downpicking, metal rhythm, hard rock, glam metal, 80's metal, muting, rhythm practice, arranging, dynamics, rhythm dynamics, accentuation
    Difficulty2
  • Metal Power Chords

    by Lian Gerbino

    All of the powerchords from A to G.

    Tags: beginners, metal, punk, rock, 5th, changing chords, metal chords, workout, training, downpicking, powerchord, rhythm, shifting chords, 5th chords
    Difficulty2
  • Stamina School

    by Ben Higgins

    Build stamina and speed using your natural hand position

    Tags: speed building, stamina, alternate picking, strike chords, strum chords, palm mute, pluck notes, G major, palm muting, workout, exercise
    Difficulty2
Click to see more old Beginner Metal lessons (10 in total).