Hi. I have been having trouble using scales effectively in my solos. I play death metal and when I solo, it always sounds the same because it just sounds like I am running up and down a harmonic minor scale. Is there any way to make it a bit more interesting? Like Jeff Loomis style meets Muhammad Suicmez?
Quote by tenfold
Don't play linearly. Make a melody or an idea. A story with notes, if you will.


Make a melody which sounds good. Then you can pretty much just fill the "gaps" with notes.
Also try to vary your phrasing so it sounds more interesting. A stop instead of a blunder of notes can make a huge difference in sound
Use arpeggios. You have an example on a lick on my profile. I think you can call it a little solo, yet I can do better... If you need help give me a PM