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Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 237
Posted By Xerosnake90
Yes. Don't be like me when I put on a backing...

Yes. Don't be like me when I put on a backing track and solo stuff that completely doesn't match. Youtube has a great channel for backing tracks. Try out all different styles in different keys and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By Xerosnake90
You can't bring an amp with you is that what...

You can't bring an amp with you is that what you're getting at?

Getting your technique cleaned up is about practice and consistency at the speed you wish to play at. I'm sure when you play...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 234
Posted By Xerosnake90
Did not know that. Thanks for the info, I already...

Did not know that. Thanks for the info, I already have the 1960a purchased. The x formation doesn't matter to me, that's just something I've seen people recommend to do so why not. I'm thinking of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 05:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 234
Posted By Xerosnake90
Keep it civil in here fellas. I appreciate all...

Keep it civil in here fellas. I appreciate all the feedback. Of course I'm not going to just throw out money, that's why I'm here after all!

I'll check out a couple of other speakers as well while...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 234
Posted By Xerosnake90
Hmmm, I didn't consider the Greenback's being...

Hmmm, I didn't consider the Greenback's being overpowered. I haven't looked into k85s or 100s. Haven't heard them myself but I'll give them a listen. I may just go with the v30 combo since the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-16-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By Xerosnake90
You Explained that perfectly. Glad I asked...

You Explained that perfectly. Glad I asked because every other search confused me more and more. Thanks!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-16-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By Xerosnake90
Can someone explain amp wattage and how it works with speakers?

I recently purchased a JCM2000 DSL100. My understanding is this is a 100 watt amp head. I bought a 1960a 4x12 which has as I understand four g75s that are each 75 watts. So with those four speakers...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-16-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 234
Posted By Xerosnake90
Hmm, I'm a bit confused as to what you mean by...

Hmm, I'm a bit confused as to what you mean by sensitivity ratings. A waste of money it isn't, it's about getting the sound that you want. So long as I'm working towards that the money I spend is...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-16-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 207
Posted By Xerosnake90
The darn pinky. Bane of all guitar players over...

The darn pinky. Bane of all guitar players over the world.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-16-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 234
Posted By Xerosnake90
1960A mixing G75s with Greenbacks or 30s

Hey all,

I'm expecting my 1960 cab soon. It comes with modern day 75s which have a nice bit of crunch. It's missing warmnness so I've been looking into V30s and Greenbacks. I'm thinking of buying...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-14-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By Xerosnake90
Best advice I can give is positioning. For the e...

Best advice I can give is positioning. For the e string I find that hitting the pinch in the middle of the pickups will give you a deeper harmonic. While a bit higher up towards the frets will give...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-14-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By Xerosnake90
Divebombs are done by dropping the whammy so that...

Divebombs are done by dropping the whammy so that the strings lose their tension. Hit a harmonic and at the bottom of the dive and pull up to get the rising scream. You're mentioning pulling up and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-13-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
Posted By Xerosnake90
From what you explained... You're opening a...

From what you explained... You're opening a magazine and only choosing to read the intro article. I mean, we're talking about open chords by the head of the guitar? Chord shapes can be played...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-10-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By Xerosnake90
Tremolo is known as a whammy bar. There are...

Tremolo is known as a whammy bar. There are different types. Fixed tremolos sit on the bridge and wobble just little bit. Floating Tremolo's the bridge is leveled using springs inside the guitar. It...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-09-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By Xerosnake90
A healthy dose of music theory will fix that...

A healthy dose of music theory will fix that problem. Personally theory has always been tough to learn for me. I look into it every now and then but each time it's like trying to learn another...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-09-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Xerosnake90
Practicing pinky usage. Lots of HO/PO exercises...

Practicing pinky usage. Lots of HO/PO exercises using the ring and pinky finger will help you get strength. The pinky lacks the strength of the other fingers, making it much less precise to use. I...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-07-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By Xerosnake90
I'm all for hands on learning. You can look for...

I'm all for hands on learning. You can look for guitar tool kits on ebay or amazon. They have a variety of different kits that come with everything you need.

When it comes to actually using these...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-06-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,271
Posted By Xerosnake90
You're simply tensing too much. Your wrists need...

You're simply tensing too much. Your wrists need to be loose when you play, fretting hand and strumming hand. I had a really bad issue with my wrist about two years ago from playing. I used strings...
Forum: The Pit 04-06-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 666
Posted By Xerosnake90
I hate when I think of this sweet riff only to...

I hate when I think of this sweet riff only to realize it was from another song. Lmao.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-17-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 604
Posted By Xerosnake90
Thanks for the recommendations everyone. I...

Thanks for the recommendations everyone. I wouldn't mind keeping this thread going. I'll just look into getting that half stack since many seem to agree that a closed cabinet is what I should be...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-17-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By Xerosnake90
I find the best way to wrap the string is to keep...

I find the best way to wrap the string is to keep it pressed down and held in place while the string wraps down the head. I put through a pretty good amount of extra string and have it wrap 4-5 times.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-17-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 604
Posted By Xerosnake90
Thank you for the recommendations. I am however...

Thank you for the recommendations. I am however primarily looking for a combo amp. Or is it really just better to go for a half stack if you're going for Marshall?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-17-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 604
Posted By Xerosnake90
Looking to buy a Marshall Amp. Can I get some recommendations?

What's going on guys? I'm in the market for a new amp and I've been wanting a Marshall. At first I wanted to go with a half stack but for hassle sake I think I'd rather go with a nice combo amp. I'm...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-12-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By Xerosnake90
Problems with my active pick ups, did they die?

Hello everyone,

I had recently picked up an Ibanez from ebay with EMG 81/85 setup. I replaced the battery fairly recently so the pickups were still hittin hard. I was practicing and set up my iphone...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-09-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By Xerosnake90
Do you understand song timings and the length of...

Do you understand song timings and the length of a beat? If you know how long a note needs to be held for within a song, you transcribe that into beats on the metronome. For example if you're playing...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-09-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By Xerosnake90
Thanks for a response. I have a midi keyboard and...

Thanks for a response. I have a midi keyboard and dabbled with it back when I got it. If I get a midi cable I can hook up my second midi keyboard (rock band) and use it as a second set of keys next...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-09-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By Xerosnake90
Using the metronome to tighten up playing.

Hey everyone.

I'm always looking to fix up my overall playing a bit. Get a bit cleaner, more precise, this and that. Starting off slow and going from there is the sure fire way to get better at...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-26-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Xerosnake90
Best answer I've received so far. Been spending...

Best answer I've received so far. Been spending some time lately learning a7x songs. Quite a bit of slow melodic soloing and lots of faster metal parts. I've been learning the rhythm and lead bits so...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-26-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Xerosnake90
Creating music, music theory.

Hey everyone.

Been playing guitar for a little while now. I understand how to play the guitar, but I don't understand how to make music with it. If that makes sense. Soloing, melodic or heavy does...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-22-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 495
Posted By Xerosnake90
Yea, I have a Metal zone and it does fuzz alot.

Yea, I have a Metal zone and it does fuzz alot.
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