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Extreme Metal Guitar Lessons

Melodic Black, Death Metal, Cradle of Filth, Slayer - all conspires to push metal to the limits!


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  • Death Metal Satch & Vai

    by Ben Higgins

    An imaginary scenario where we use licks in the style of Joe Satriani and Steve Vai over some traditional death metal

    Tags: joe satriani, steve vai, death metal, mash up, morbid angel, nile, B minor, B phrygian major, B mixolydian, legato, modes, lydian, shred, shred metal, shredding, combining modes, combining scales, pick tapping, modal knowledge, vibrato, sliding, tapped harmonics
    Difficulty6
  • Tersivel: As Brothers We Shall Fight

    by Lian Gerbino

    How to play the first track from Tersivel's new album

    Tags: folk metal, extreme metal, as brothers we shall fight, rhythm, riffing, B minor, D minor, E minor, downpicking, palm muting, fast picking, Tersivel, power chords
    Difficulty5
  • 7th Hell Voyage

    by Attila Voros

    Learn one of my songs played on 7 string guitar.

    Tags: 7 string, alternate picking, tapping, arpeggios, sweeping, Tapping with string-skipping, Heavy bluesy bending & vibrato, Staccato, Arpeggios, Legato, Hammer-ons, Alternate pickings, drop Ab, low tuning, Ab minor, shred
    Difficulty8
  • Extreme Metal Riffing 5: Minor changes

    by Chowy Fernandez

    Progressive Extreme Metal riffing and minor tonality changes

    Tags: progressive metal, riffing, rhythm, pronoia, metalcore, Riffing, String Skipping, Legato, Alternate Picking, C# Aeolian scale, A Aeolian scale, D Lydian scale, A Lydian scale, Bulb, Cloudkicker, standard D tuning
    Difficulty6
  • Shifting Accents

    by Lale Nikic

    In this lesson focus is on shifting accents, and playing odd time metal rhythm with lots of palm muting and pull offs, while maintaining fast 4/4 time tempo.

    Tags: odd time, metal, riffing, shifting, accents, pull off, palm muting, D blues, Speed Metal, Thrash Metal, D Phrygian Dominant, standard D, triplets
    Difficulty7
  • Extreme Inspector Gadget

    by Lian Gerbino

    The Great Inspector Gadget has another card under his sleeve! He has fallen into the Extreme Metal Style.

    Tags: series, cartoon, metal, growling, funny, Standard Eb tuning, alternate picking, tv show, soundtrack, palm muting, riff, riffing, arrangement, E minor
    Difficulty5
  • Meshuggah Style Lesson

    by Ramiro Delforte

    Dedicated to the style of one of the most cool bands of the prog-death or math-death: MESHUGGAH.

    Tags: prog death, math death, extreme, riffing, alternative tunning, Bb major, F Major, Djent, Fredrik Thordendal, Bb tuning, palm muting, riff
    Difficulty5
  • Nevermore Riffing & Rhythm Style

    by Lian Gerbino

    Technical metal in the style of Jeff Loomis.

    Tags: Nevermore, trash, progressive, riffing
    Difficulty6
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Golden Oldies

  • Extreme Inspector Gadget

    by Lian Gerbino

    The Great Inspector Gadget has another card under his sleeve! He has fallen into the Extreme Metal Style.

    Tags: series, cartoon, metal, growling, funny, Standard Eb tuning, alternate picking, tv show, soundtrack, palm muting, riff, riffing, arrangement, E minor
    Difficulty5
  • Lamb of God Style Lesson

    by Trond Vold

    A lesson with riffs inspired by Lamb of God.

    Tags: Laid to Rest, Blood of the Scribes, Drop D
    Difficulty6
  • More Metal! - Drop D

    by Trond Vold

    Usages of the always cool Dropped D tuning, working on downstroke stability, alternate- and downstroke-picking switching and practicing a bit more speedy rhythm-playing.

    Tags: Metal, drop D, dropped D, downstroke, rhythm
    Difficulty5
  • Metal Rhythm Lesson

    by Kai Muehlenbruch

    The Lesson includes 16th-note-lines with lots of breaks and stops, hammerings, pulls, powerchords with low fifths, and of course another cliché ending. Beginners and even advanced players: it is usefull to clap this one first with your hands, using the metronome, before you try to get into the technical stuff.

    Tags: heavy metal, low fifths, powerchords, 16th-note-lines
    Difficulty7
  • Opeth Style Lesson

    by Toni Suominen

    Opeth incorporates many styles of music from folk to jazz in their metal. As well as clean and acoustic passages. We will look at Octaves, trickier riffs, the tritone powerchord, which is basically a powerchord but with an added flat 5 interval.

    Tags: jazzmetal, octaves, tritone powerchord
    Difficulty6
  • Dimmu Borgir / Black Metal Lesson

    by Lian Gerbino

    This time I prepared a lesson in the style of one of my favourite styles: Black symphonic metal. You can find this kind of music in bands like Dimmu borgir, Craddle of fillth, behemoth and many others.

    Tags: Dimmu borgir, Craddle of fillth, behemoth, black metal,
    Difficulty7
  • Nevermore Riffing & Rhythm Style

    by Lian Gerbino

    Technical metal in the style of Jeff Loomis.

    Tags: Nevermore, trash, progressive, riffing
    Difficulty6
  • 7th Hell Voyage

    by Attila Voros

    Learn one of my songs played on 7 string guitar.

    Tags: 7 string, alternate picking, tapping, arpeggios, sweeping, Tapping with string-skipping, Heavy bluesy bending & vibrato, Staccato, Arpeggios, Legato, Hammer-ons, Alternate pickings, drop Ab, low tuning, Ab minor, shred
    Difficulty8
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