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Old 08-28-2011, 03:44 PM   #21
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Load/ReLoad and their live albums are 1/2 step down.
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Old 08-29-2011, 09:45 PM   #22
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i think most of the songs on Garage Inc are also tuned down a half-step, if those count.
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Old 01-27-2013, 04:28 PM   #23
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Mama said is played half step down..sounds good on chords
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Old 01-28-2013, 09:11 AM   #24
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actually almost everything since 1996 is in Eb. the only big exception is death magnetic. but live those songs also are played in Eb
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Old 01-28-2013, 10:32 AM   #25
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Lowering the key a half step makes it easier to hit some of those notes that are pretty hard to hit in the first place. That's why a lot of bands in the 80s played in Eb standard and some bands still do to this day


Nope, they played in Eb because they liked the extra heaviness of the tuning. Same reason why metalheads tune to Drop B,C,Z etc

Actually many bands downtune a bit when playing live. It's not only Metallica.

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Old 01-28-2013, 07:07 PM   #26
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The God That Failed, don't remember if it's a half step or full step down.

It's a half step down.

From what I know, most of Load and reload are a half step down. They almost always tune a half step down nowadays, so you could really just play with a live recording of the song you learned/want to learn.
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