Seven String Guitar: An Introduction to Heavy Rock Styles
Get ready to turn it up to "11" and go "7." Learn the styles and sounds of the most impressive rock artists to ever use seven-string guitar. This book covers the characteristics of four of the most important tunings, with related chord forms, rhythm guitar riffs, scales and licks. You'll learn the significance of each tuning and the reasons different artists use them. Plenty of usable riffs, licks, and solos emulating their styles are included. All music is written in both standard music notation and tablature. The CD contains all the music featured in the book. This is a must-have title for the modern rock guitarist who is always looking to go to that extra step.
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Chapter 2Drop Standard Tuning In the Style of Korn
Chapter 3C8 Tuning In the Style of Limp Bizkit
Chapter 4Drop A Tuning Mosh Madness
1st string 2nd string 5th fret 7th-1st strings A5 chord Aeolian mode alternate tunings Amin BARRE CHORDS bass Blues scale CHORD DIAGRAMS chord forms chucking Coal Chamber Dayjams Deftones dissonant Dorian DOUBLESTOPS DROP A TUNING DROP STANDARD TUNING ETUDE fingered pitches guitar style Harmonic Minor scale improvise over examples Korn's lick Limp Bizkit Locrian mode Major Pentatonic scale major scale minor 2nd minor 3rd Minor chord Minor or A5 minor sound Munky National Guitar Workshop octave shapes open 7th string pedal tone picking indications POWER CHORDS READING MUSIC RHYTHM GUITAR RIFFS rock guitar rock music root note SCALE DIAGRAMS scale to improvise seven strings seven-string guitar song Soulfly standard music notation standard seven-string tuning standard six-string guitar Steve Vai Strum STYLE OF KORN sweep picking TABLATURE Tobias Hurwitz Try improvising tune to Track tuned-down whole step lower X X X X X