i wanna learn a bit of both genres i have on the title, but i dont feel like payin somebody to teach me... is there any good reference on the web that could help me? i wanna learn how to sweep pick and all of that stuff...
this is a tab website, download some tabs by metal bands
theres tons of threads concerning techniques used in metal
try the searchbar

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check out kristofer dahl. Hes on UG and he has some really good videos

+1 There's a lot of youtube teachers.
A guy by the name of Ziras is pretty good for metal.
And Bobbycrispy does a lot of rock walkthroughs and tabs.
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