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Forum: The Pit 05-25-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,108
Posted By MetallicJA
If you want an album: buy it. If you want...

If you want an album: buy it.
If you want merch/to attend gigs: pay for it.


Buying merch or attending gigs does not excuse stealing albums.

If you're spending money on merch or gigs then...
Forum: The Pit 04-29-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,615
Posted By MetallicJA
I doubt you can.

I doubt you can.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-31-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By MetallicJA
Here's a video of Paul Gilbert explaining...

Here's a video of Paul Gilbert explaining it:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpJNUGHxC3M
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-31-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By MetallicJA
You could get that sound with a wah by leaving it...

You could get that sound with a wah by leaving it in one position. There are also pinch harmonics used in there.

You don't need a wah, some creative use of EQ and filtering will also get you there.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-30-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 6,687
Posted By MetallicJA
Uli Jon Roth, minus his Scorpions stuff. Eric...

Uli Jon Roth, minus his Scorpions stuff.

Eric Johnson isn't metal. Nor is Andy Timmons or Guthrie Govan. Or Richie Kotzen these days.

I could see how they'd be lumped in with other shred-types...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-30-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By MetallicJA
The 'buy X' or 'buy Y' approach is very...

The 'buy X' or 'buy Y' approach is very misguided. It simply does not work.

There, now that's out of the way: before you buy anything, learn something about amps. A task which you've admitted...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-30-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By MetallicJA
This thread might be some...

This thread might be some help:
http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=210172

It expounds upon the ideas of relaxation and incorporates it into practice to ensure you stay relaxed...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-30-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 909
Posted By MetallicJA
Some great advice here already, but I wanted to...

Some great advice here already, but I wanted to add another reason you can play scales so much faster than solos.

Because you know what to play.

A scale is (sort of) set in stone, once you've...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-30-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By MetallicJA
I find taking a break from guitar completely...

I find taking a break from guitar completely helps a lot.

Or just playing when the mood takes you - not feeling an obligation to do it.

Doing something different is good advice too. Whether that...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-30-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By MetallicJA
I personally barely ever play with reverb. It's...

I personally barely ever play with reverb. It's rarely necessary and people tend to use too much when playing live in my opinion, since they go for the 'thicker' tone which doesn't work with a full...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-29-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By MetallicJA
Are you happy with the XTone? Can you play the...

Are you happy with the XTone?

Can you play the RR3 before making the deal?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-28-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By MetallicJA
Slow down to ridiculous speeds and watch what you...

Slow down to ridiculous speeds and watch what you do. Do this for as long as you can stand. Focus entirely on relaxing while you are doing it: breathe deeply, sit comfortably, etc. Frustration is...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-28-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By MetallicJA
Why not? It's very easily reversed and if it...

Why not? It's very easily reversed and if it makes it more convenient, go ahead, you don't need the permission of strangers. :p:
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-28-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By MetallicJA
I'd recommend watching Freepower's videos about...

I'd recommend watching Freepower's videos about posture to make sure you're not unnecessarily worsening your problems that way.

Other than that, the stretches in the Petrucci video posted by Geldin...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-28-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By MetallicJA
A minor pentatonic mostly, but with notes from A...

A minor pentatonic mostly, but with notes from A minor/C major diatonic. Also with 'blues notes' (flattened fifths) and probably other passing notes which are somewhat characteristic of Jack White.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-28-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By MetallicJA
Okay, firstly I would spend some time learning...

Okay, firstly I would spend some time learning some of these basic things before thinking about writing (unless you stumble upon something really great of course).

Let's start with finding the key....
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-28-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,047
Posted By MetallicJA
Probably best to move it, or install blinds, draw...

Probably best to move it, or install blinds, draw the curtains or something.

Better to be safe than sorry! Especially when it comes to such a nice guitar.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-28-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By MetallicJA
Do you want the RR3 more than your X-Tone?

Do you want the RR3 more than your X-Tone?
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-28-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By MetallicJA
It seems you've already narrowed your choice...

It seems you've already narrowed your choice down, so I'm confused as to what input you're looking for here.

Since you already know what you want all I can really comment on is:

Almost every...
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