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Forum: Tabs & Chords 05-22-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By deathbycontrol
Melodic (Black?) Metal (GP5, GPX)

Started playing around and ended up writing this. It kind of sounds like black metal, but I don't think I'd really call it black metal. Either way, it's a LOT different than my other music.

Ignore...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-15-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By deathbycontrol
I have one, it's not a bad amp by any means. It...

I have one, it's not a bad amp by any means. It can get pretty loud (you can clearly hear it over somebody slamming on drums), I think it's a 65w. Its overdrive channel's a little weak, so you'll...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-13-2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 817
Posted By deathbycontrol
I'd say stop learning patterns, first. You end up...

I'd say stop learning patterns, first. You end up teaching yourself a certain shape, and it gets hard to play anything outside that shape. That was the case with me, anyway. I did that for years, and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-10-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,037
Posted By deathbycontrol
This was my first guitar, it's actually not bad....

This was my first guitar, it's actually not bad. It sounds pretty good for just about anything.

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/guitars/epiphone-les-paul-special-ii-electric-guitar

And they even...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-28-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3,877
Views: 164,706
Posted By deathbycontrol
I bought a body from a Jackson Dinky with nothing...

I bought a body from a Jackson Dinky with nothing in it, and it was routed for a Floyd Rose. Will any FR fit, or would I need to get a specific one? Thanks! :3
Forum: Musician Talk 10-09-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By deathbycontrol
I prefer electric. Because anything you can play...

I prefer electric. Because anything you can play on an acoustic, you can play on an electric; but not everything you can play on an electric, you can play on an acoustic.

They're both good for...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-28-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,238
Posted By deathbycontrol
Maybe the screw's stripped or something. I'd get...

Maybe the screw's stripped or something. I'd get some replacement parts, that'd fix everything.
Forum: Musician Talk 09-22-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,817
Posted By deathbycontrol
Cannibal Corpse used Eb for a few albums I...

Cannibal Corpse used Eb for a few albums I think.. So there's definitely nothing wrong with using it for death metal.

Tuning doesn't matter so much as tone when it comes to playing heavy.
Forum: Musician Talk 09-22-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By deathbycontrol
I mostly like the variety. You got slow metal,...

I mostly like the variety. You got slow metal, fast metal, angry metal, sad metal, happy metal..

Well, maybe not so much happy metal.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-20-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 512
Posted By deathbycontrol
I kind of agree with this, but wood type also has...

I kind of agree with this, but wood type also has a lot to do with sustain, weight, and how well certain frequencies sound.

Like I've noticed that heavier wood usually has better sounding lows, and...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-12-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 735
Posted By deathbycontrol
Eh, still sounds good.

Eh, still sounds good.
Forum: Musician Talk 09-12-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 735
Posted By deathbycontrol
Wut. Diminished = 1, m3, and b5. Diminished 7...

Wut.

Diminished = 1, m3, and b5. Diminished 7 chord = 1, m3, b5, m7.
Forum: Musician Talk 09-12-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,417
Posted By deathbycontrol
If you want a backing track for a song that just...

If you want a backing track for a song that just happens to be on Rock Band, or one of the newer Guitar Heroes, there's no doubt in my mind you'd be able to find one on Youtube. If you have the game...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-12-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By deathbycontrol
^This. If he has trouble, you might want to...

^This.

If he has trouble, you might want to actually tune your guitar slightly out of tune. Like say he's singing the note between A# and B, tune your guitar 1/4 step up. I know Metallica did this...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-08-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By deathbycontrol
When it says a 250/500k pot acts like a...

When it says a 250/500k pot acts like a "switch.." What exactly does that mean? My guitars only have one volume and tone knob, so I'm afraid I'll get a good sound out of one and the other just isn't...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-07-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By deathbycontrol
Mixing Active And Passive?

Is it possible to use an active AND a passive pickup in the same guitar? I've been thinking about putting an active in the bridge and a passive in the neck.
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-06-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,066
Posted By deathbycontrol
It's either a nut problem, or your strings are...

It's either a nut problem, or your strings are slipping. If it's the nut, you should probably go and get it fixed by someone who knows what they're doing.

If they're slipping, just stretch them,...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-06-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By deathbycontrol
I use the earplugs I take to the firing range...

I use the earplugs I take to the firing range when I play drums. I'm not entirely sure what kind they are, but I can hear people talking just fine. I just use them to keep my ears from ringing.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-31-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By deathbycontrol
What the hell am I listening to .__. It sounds...

What the hell am I listening to .__.

It sounds like they're playing three different songs at once.

Well, two songs and then the drummer's just smacking everything.
Forum: Bass Guitar 08-29-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 679
Posted By deathbycontrol
I used to tune my 4 string down to Bb without...

I used to tune my 4 string down to Bb without much of a problem with tone. Strings were slinky as hell, so it went out of tune pretty easily. But for drop G I'd definitely invest in a 5-string, and...
Forum: Bandleading 08-28-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,058
Posted By deathbycontrol
I meant it more as collectively as a band.. And...

I meant it more as collectively as a band.. And only if they desperately needed new equipment, like using a practice amp when everyone else is using half stacks, as you said. Which is kind of the...
Forum: Bandleading 08-27-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,058
Posted By deathbycontrol
If I wanted somebody to upgrade, I'd just play...

If I wanted somebody to upgrade, I'd just play over them. Their amp isn't as strong as it should be? Play loud enough so they cant hear it.

It's subtle, so you don't look like a dick when you say...
Forum: Drums 08-27-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 524
Posted By deathbycontrol
E-Kit Questions

Everybody else is posting something about e-drums, so I might as well, too. :o

Right now I'm playing in a garage band, on the singer's beat up old 5-piece set (if someone could let me know of head...
Forum: Tabs & Chords 08-26-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By deathbycontrol
Unloved (Piano - GPX, YT)

Decided to try something new and write something for the piano, which I don't know how to play. Lol. The YT version is just the GPX version exported to .wav and uploaded in a video, nothing...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-25-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By deathbycontrol
Drum samples are included in most software .__....

Drum samples are included in most software .__. But you'd probably get a better answer in the drum forum. Since, you know.. It's a drum forum.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-25-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By deathbycontrol
Wut. .__. Anyway, I feel about the same when I...

Wut. .__.

Anyway, I feel about the same when I go from playing bass back to guitar. It feels uncomfortable at first, but once you dick around for a while it'll start to feel a little better.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-23-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 782
Posted By deathbycontrol
*raises hand* Of course, I'm also 17 .__.

*raises hand*

Of course, I'm also 17 .__.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-23-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,575
Posted By deathbycontrol
I don't really like dropped tunings. Mostly...

I don't really like dropped tunings. Mostly because I can't seem to do anything but hold powerchords and chug, and maybe play D shape bar chords up and down the neck.

I've been experimenting a...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 08-21-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 960
Posted By deathbycontrol
...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLEZunJmyjw

Seriously though, try writing one! If not, try and find out what her favorite song is and learn it for her.

You've probably already done that though, so I...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-17-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By deathbycontrol
Learn a few songs before hand (I'd say like, 4-5)...

Learn a few songs before hand (I'd say like, 4-5) and record covers for them, then upload one of those a week. That'll give you 4-5 weeks to learn more songs!

I've been thinking about making a...
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