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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 Harmonies

    by Diego Budicin

    Improve your alternate picking and timing with this death metal track!

    Tags: alternate picking, slide, shred, timing control, power chords, death, judas priest, Children of bodom, Exodus, E minor
    Difficulty5
  • Death Metal Riffs

    by Diego Budicin

    Alternate Picking, Power chords and rhythmic challenges - improve your technique as well as your timing control!

    Tags: Alternate Picking, Downstrokes, Sixteen notes, Death Metal Riffs, Arch Enemy, Exodus, Periphery, Dream Theater, Timing Control, Eb minor, Strumming, Legato, Slide
    Difficulty5
  • 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
  • Extreme Norway - Emperor

    by Ben Higgins

    Time to get another icy blast of Nordic fury as we look at Emperor, one of Black Metal's elite.

    Tags: nightside, curse, anthems, black metal, E minor, A minor, alternate picking, palm muting, minor chords, tremolo picked chords, tremolo picking, tremolo picked arpeggios, Norwegian black meta, riff, riffing
    Difficulty6
  • Extreme USA - Nile

    by Ben Higgins

    Have a go at riffing in the style of death metal legends Nile.

    Tags: B minor, B phrygian major, palm muting, power chords, brutal death metal, technical death metal, Picking hand stamina, Alternate picking, Palm muting, octave chords, rhythm, black seeds, horus, sacrifice, tombs, 7 strings guitar
    Difficulty6
  • Extreme Norway - Dimmu Borgir

    by Ben Higgins

    Get ready for some icy blastbeats, alternate picking and chunky riffs in the style of one of Norway's finest metal bands.

    Tags: symphonic black metal, blessings, tyranny, enthrone, stormblast, cult, armageddon, G minor, E minor, modulation, symphonic, riffing, riff, chords, minor chords, palm muting, downpicking, chunky riffs, alternate picking
    Difficulty7
  • Extreme Britain - Cradle Of Filth

    by Ben Higgins

    Learn to tear through gothic black metal riffs in the style of Britain's Cradle of Filth

    Tags: E minor, A minor, black metal, gothic, midian, cruelty, ghost in the fog, cthulu, dusk, evil, damnation, riffing, Creating harmonies, Palm muting, downpicking, extreme metal
    Difficulty5
  • In Flames Style Lesson

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Lesson covering the Melodic Death Metal style of this fantastic Swedish band.

    Tags: C minor, Melodic Death Metal, Death, Classic Metal, Sweden, Whoracle, Björn Gelotte, Jesper Strömblad, At the gates, Dark Tranquility, drop C, dropped C, harmonized guitars, Iron Maiden
    Difficulty3
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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
  • Samhain: One Celtic Night

    by GMC Community

    Music video and lessons featuring Lian Gerbino, Luciana Segovia and Gabriel Leopardi.

    Tags: E minor, Extreme Metal, Blind Guardian, Epic, Turisas, Tersivel, original song, folk metal, singing, composition, GMC song, Power Metal
    Difficulty7
  • The Faceless Style

    by Chowy Fernandez

    This lesson includes extreme metal style exercises for your right hand. These riffs will get your hands on fire!

    Tags: Technical Death Metal, progressive, time signatures, odd meters, palm muting, alternate picking, riffing, riff, E minor, G diminished, natural harmonics, string skipping
    Difficulty7
  • Chowy's Metal Tune 2

    by Chowy Fernandez

    The lesson is inspired by THE HAUNTED and somewhat by IN FLAMES, with lots of palm mute and harmonized guitars, as I've been showing you in my previous lessons.

    Tags: E minor, METAL Riff, TWIN GUITARS, IN FLAMES, THE HAUNTED, PANTERA, riffing, scale runs, palm muting, picking, extreme metal
    Difficulty6
  • Amon Amarth Style

    by Lian Gerbino

    This band plays an aggressive death metal, full of epic and ancient melodies, no keyboards, no orchestra, just long hairs, horns with honey-wine and Nordic culture, myths and legends.

    Tags: C minor, Epic, Extreme, Nordic, Viking Metal, Death Metal, gallop, galloping, palm muting, power chords, Eb minor, riff, groovy riff, fast picking melodies
    Difficulty3
  • Riff Master II: Melodic Death Metal

    by Lian Gerbino

    As in the previous lesson from this series called Riff Master, we will focus on metal riffs from Metal sub-genres.

    Tags: riffing, metal, melodic death metal, in flames , dark tranquility, E Phrygian, choirs ah, power chords, palm muting, alternate picking
    Difficulty3
  • 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: jazz metal, octaves, tritone, powerchord, alternate picking, palm muting, riffing, trickier riffs, flat 5, b5, metal riff, E Phrygian, E locrian
    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: Cradle of filth, behemoth, black metal, Standard Eb tuning, picking, palm muting, riffing, riff, symphonic black metal, minor chords, arrangement, composition
    Difficulty7
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