Guitar Tricks 176: 80s Hair Metal Chords

If you want to sound like your favorite metal player or you're interested in an 80s retro metal sound, Neal got just the chords for ya. You'll hear these chords all over songs by artists like Van Halen, Ratt, Night Ranger and many others. These sus2 and sus4 chords have been the foundation of many, totally awesome, 80s hair metal monster hits. Bust out your bandana and crank up the gain! (hair spray optional)

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Guitar Tricks 176: 80s Hair Metal Chords song notation

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