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Old May 3rd, 2007, 07:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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beginner metal songs for new guitarist?

just recently started playing guitar, i can do the intro riffs to the following songs...
iron man, smoke on the water, and hells bells...
i know these are probably mad easy for most of you experienced players but they took me a while to actually play accurately and at the same pace

could someone recommend me some easy metal songs to practice with?
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Old May 3rd, 2007, 07:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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some metallica maybe, like seek and destroy, or some dimmu riffs maybe?
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Old May 3rd, 2007, 08:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Definitely early Metallica is a good place to start, grab Kill 'Em All and Ride the Lightning and start playing around with those a bit.
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Old May 3rd, 2007, 08:59 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Anything by obituary minus the solos.
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Old May 3rd, 2007, 09:00 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Old May 3rd, 2007, 09:04 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Any of the old Black Sabbath classics would work. Especially Electric Funeral, that song is as easy as fuck to play.
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Old May 3rd, 2007, 09:47 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Old May 3rd, 2007, 09:56 PM   #8 (permalink)
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There are only a few really easy Opeth songs. But most of their songs are not too hard and usually in standard tuning.

I would recommend Megadeth - Holy Wars & Symphony of Destruction

minus the solos
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Old May 3rd, 2007, 10:02 PM   #9 (permalink)
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...try Corrosion of Conformity maybe Albatross (easy as hell and fun to play) My band loves that one cause we usually go off and jam the fuck out of it.
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Old May 3rd, 2007, 10:03 PM   #10 (permalink)
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There are only a few really easy Opeth songs. But most of their songs are not too hard and usually in standard tuning.

I would recommend Megadeth - Holy Wars & Symphony of Destruction

minus the solos
It's pretty easy to nail all the opeth songs. The right hand rhythm work is either basic strumming or regular tremolo, and left hand is not much work at all once you learn it. I find their solos fantastic for a beginner, and good for building technique.
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Old May 3rd, 2007, 10:07 PM   #11 (permalink)
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or some dimmu riffs maybe?
Um, no? Hardly beginner material there.
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Old May 3rd, 2007, 10:47 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Don't limit yourself to metal. Play some blues or jazz or something.

Alice in Chains will help you a lot. What the Hell Have I (Hard but it will help you improve a lot.), Them Bones, Man in the Box, etc. Soundgarden is a good idea also. Rage Against the Machine is some good shit. Carcass -- Black Star. Spiritual Beggars -- In My Blood. Certain Pantera songs, not many. Basically, listen to shit and see if it sounds simple. If it does, try to play it by ear (an invaluable skill, as it will help you to get better at your own shit faster. The easier it is to hear something and play the easier it is to hear something in your head and play it.) and if all else fails use tabs.
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Old May 3rd, 2007, 11:31 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Most def. learn blues. Also don't simply limit yourself to other peoples songs, do some pentatonic scales, learn the different modes so on and so forth. Most importantly of all, don't try to play beyond your capabilities, that's a surefire way to develop bad habits which are near impossible to break.
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Old May 4th, 2007, 01:21 AM   #14 (permalink)
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just recently started playing guitar, i can do the intro riffs to the following songs...
iron man, smoke on the water, and hells bells...
i know these are probably mad easy for most of you experienced players but they took me a while to actually play accurately and at the same pace

could someone recommend me some easy metal songs to practice with?
Anything by Necrophagist should work.
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Old May 4th, 2007, 01:49 AM   #15 (permalink)
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I would recommend Megadeth - Holy Wars
Are you kidding? Granted, it's not like learning a Necrophagist song, but even without the solos, there are some rhythmic oddities in that song that would probably throw me off if I'd only started playing a few months ago.
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For a beginner?

I would have to say the most cliche' choices.

Paranoid
Breaking The Law
Smoke On The Water

Best of Luck.
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Old May 4th, 2007, 09:01 AM   #17 (permalink)
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metallicas black album is a good place to start.
not very metal, but easy to learn.
rotting christs stuff, acdc, and you have to learn how to read tablature.
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Old May 4th, 2007, 10:54 AM   #18 (permalink)
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metallicas black album is a good place to start.
not very metal, but easy to learn.
rotting christs stuff, acdc, and you have to learn how to read tablature.
If you need tabs to play an Ac/Dc song...just give up now
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Old May 4th, 2007, 10:58 AM   #19 (permalink)
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I'd say start out with Iced Earth. You may not be able to do the triplet picking at first but it builds up great stamina. Might want to start with a really simple song like "The Hunter" which does not contain any hard picking. That song should give you a good idea on power chords, harmony etc..
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Old May 4th, 2007, 11:59 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Old May 4th, 2007, 02:49 PM   #23 (permalink)
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I started learning black metal at first myself. Dark Funeral-An Apprentice of Satan was the first song I learned and it really imrpoved my tremoloing, also Deathcrush by Mayhem would be good too. Darkthrone-Transilvanian Hunger would be the first song to learn.
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Old May 4th, 2007, 03:19 PM   #24 (permalink)
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