Who Shaped the '80s
Guitarists in the
`80s like Kirk Hammett and Randy Rhoads, among many others,
combined rock and classical influences into their music. In today's lick you'll
learn a technique that fuses the two styles mentioned above. The first half of
the lick, you'll be playing a F# natural minor scale ascending four
scale steps at a time. You'll start by playing root, 2, b3, 4, then 2,
b3, 4, 5 etc. Playing the scale tones in this manner gives you a classical
type of style. The second half of the lick is the same only descending.
heavy distortion, a hard pick attack combined with palm muting and you'll have
the elements of the rock style.
Learn this lick and then practice to