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Definition for: Drop D tuning

A tuning in which the low E string is dropped down in pitch to D, meaning the player can play power chords with one finger. This tuning is often used in nu-metal and metal, and opens up a lower pitch on the instrument. The combination of a beefier sound and easier power chords is what makes this tuning popular.

33 Tutorials Found For: Drop D tuning

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metal Billy Connally Billy Connally
blues Hanspeter Kruesi Hanspeter Kruesi
acoustic Christopher Schlegel Christopher Schlegel
Any Style Lisa McCormick Lisa McCormick
metal Ben Lindholm Ben Lindholm
Any Style Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
Any Style Lisa McCormick Lisa McCormick
Any Style Christopher Schlegel Christopher Schlegel
Any Style Christopher Schlegel Christopher Schlegel
acoustic Caren Armstrong Caren Armstrong
rock Douglas Showalter Douglas Showalter
rock Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
country Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
blues Hanspeter Kruesi Hanspeter Kruesi
rock Henrik Linde Henrik Linde
metal Douglas Showalter Douglas Showalter
metal Lee Wanner Lee Wanner
rock Dave Celentano Dave Celentano
rock Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
rock Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
rock Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
rock Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
acoustic Douglas Showalter Douglas Showalter
rock Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
rock Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
rock Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
rock Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
blues Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
rock Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
rock Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
rock Douglas Showalter Douglas Showalter
rock Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
blues Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen