#1
hi. me and some friends have started a band, and i want some help with it.
We are all 12, 13, 14. we all play heavey metal, screamo, death metal. we have 2 guitarists, and a drummer.
But i fell we need tips on how to paly better with each other. What songs should we learn? How could we use tempo to increase our accuracy during songs? We dont need new equipment, jus advice. does anyone have anything we can do? we have a garage to play in, and its out in the middle of the woods. plz help


thanks in advanced
#2
Easiest song in the world to learn PERIOD if you're into heavy metal is For Whom the Bell Tolls by Metallica.

The only thing though it tends to get quite boring. But for purposes of getting used to playing as a band it's great.
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#3
Yeah, all of you just find common ground in songs that are not only easy, but that you all like. Heavy metal is one of the hardest genres of music to be proficient at, but since you're all so young, you've got a good head start.
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#4
practice. lots. also have other musicians you respect who may be able to give you helpful advice with sound and dynamics.
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Yeah, all of you just find common ground in songs that are not only easy, but that you all like. Heavy metal is one of the hardest genres of music to be proficient at, but since you're all so young, you've got a good head start.



Lol One of the hardest genres? Good one. Chug away young lads.
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Lol One of the hardest genres? Good one. Chug away young lads.


I mean the proper stuff like Meshuggah and Napalm Death
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#8
What he said ^^ but also, dont forget if its your first time playing in a band you've all got to progress from playing on your own and keeping your own time - where if you slip up you can just get back on track straight away, to playing with other people and keeping in time together.

You all have to know what do to if someone else slips up (just carry on and take someones lead whether that be bass, rhythm gt or drums), and you all have to keep good time with each other

Getting a bassist would help but more important get a singer as then you'll know where you're up to in songs - until you find a singer either play some instrumentals, play normal songs with a vocal backing track (i.e. on guitar pro) or play easy songs like Enter Sandman and Iron Man just to make you all a bit tighter as a band
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