Guitar Tricks 111: Metal Pedal Point

What is pedal point? Even if you don't what it is, you've probably heard it before. This lesson shows you what it is and how to use it in the metal/rock genre. Neal shares his two favorite positions for using the pedal point technique in a solo or as a musical theme. First open string example uses dorian mode, the second uses harmonic minor.

The tip of the week is to listen to the other musicians in the band to get a more cohesive sound happening.

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Instructor Neal Walter
GT Channel: Metal with Neal
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