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having trouble playing slow metal songs...help?

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by rokkitt, Jul 22, 2012.

  1. rokkitt


    Jun 7, 2007
    bronx, nyc
    I can 1/8 note my way into 80's metal heaven.

    but....slow songs like the following

    home sweet home by motley crue

    every rose has its thorn by poison

    and some of the other monster 80's ballads....

    I seem to be playing too many notes

    any tricks or tips to learn to shut up with the notes flying outta my amp?


    really, anyone else have this issue? and .. any metronome practice tricks?

    thanks in advance for the help

  2. Hamlet7768

    Hamlet7768 Here to chew gum and rock. Still have gum.

    Jun 5, 2011
    To be more measured, since you're fast with two fingers, you could try one finger. Practice with a metronome (even try to restrict yourself to playing one note per two ticks).
  3. Play the recorded line?
  4. niki z

    niki z Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2011
    Nashville, TN
    Play with the kick drum.

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