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Early Slayer Style Riffing

In today’s lesson, we take a look at some riffing reminiscent of early Slayer, utilizing the flat 5th interval, as well as power chords derived from the Phrygian scale.

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Neoclassical Acoustic Picking Study

In today’s lesson, we take a look at a Neoclassical Acoustic etude focusing on the E Harmonic scale in the 7th position.

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Medieval Melodies for Melancholy Souls

Warm the Mead and gather around the fire as we explore the evocative moods of a Medieval melody.

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The Phrygian Scale is Great for Writing Black Metal Riffs

The Phrygian mode is perfect for Black Metal ideas, with intervals catering to the darkness of the style. In this lesson, I’ve also added the tritone or flat 5th interval, which only adds to the tension.

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Try These Chords in Times of Dark

Dark times call for Dark chords. Try these melancholy voicings to soothe the darkness within.

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My Sound & Setup

Thank the gods for my Line 6 TonePort; a simple, yet powerful tool for recording guitar direct into a computer. This article explains what presets and settings I use to achieve the sounds you hear on my YouTube videos.

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