Guitar Lessons

Metal Lessons

This is where the rubber meets the road, and the pick hits the string. You will find all genres of metal here - Gallop your way to Metal Mastery!


  • 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
  • Metallica Hardwired Style

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Killer Thrash Metal riffing!

    Tags: Palm Muting, Riffing, Alternate Picking, Downpicking, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammet, Metal Rhythm Workout, Right hand training, timing control, power chords shifting, groove, E Phrygian, E blues scale, A minor
  • Spacial Sweeping

    by Dallton Santos

    Modern arpeggio shapes over metal backing for sweep picking practice

    Tags: Sweep Picking, Shred Guitar Solo, Fast Guitar Arpeggios, arpeggios, modern, modern shred, E minor
  • Alternate Picking Riffs

    by Diego Budicin

    140 BPM heavy progression - improve your timing and speed!

    Tags: Alternate Picking, Legato, Power Chords, Speed, Fast Picking
  • Pantera Style Riffs

    by Diego Budicin

    Heavy progressions and fast downstrokes - in the style of (arguably) the greatest metal band of all times.

    Tags: Dimebag Darrell, Pantera, Downstrokes, Picking, Alternate Picking, Riffing, heavy, E minor
  • Downpicking Primer

    by Kristofer Dahl

    Riffing etude with spicy harmonics.

    Tags: Harmonics, natural harmonics, classic metal, downpicking, gallop, gallop rhythm, riff etude, E minor, Thrash Metal
  • Chops Builder Etude

    by Kristofer Dahl

    Neoclassic etude covering pinky independence, 6 string arpeggios & string skipping.

    Tags: pedal point, neoclassic, sweep picking, arpeggios, diminished, harmonic minor, Pinky independence, 6 string arpeggios, String skipping, ostinato, C minor
  • Lemmy's Legacy II - AC & Roll

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Second lesson covering the style of Lemmy's band Motorhead.

    Tags: Motorhead, AC/DC, Rock and roll, The Cult, Lemmy, Riffing, licks, Pentatonic, blues scale, riff, heavy metal, punk rock, E minor, Downpicking, Solo, Rock licks, E Pentatonic minor, E Mixolydian
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Golden Oldies

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