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Take A Load Off: Introduction

 

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What's up, it's Mike from Guitar Tricks teaching you "Take A Load Off" as made famous by Stone Temple Pilots. This is a modern rock riff-fest that features some great layering and a cool guitar solo.

In the following lessons, we'll talk about guitar layering, syncopation, double stops, and alternating time signatures. Tune your guitar down one-half step to Eb to play along with this tutorial.

We are in the key of A, with 4/4 and 3/4 time signatures, at a tempo of 87 bpm.