#1
I have just started practicing sweep picking, just some exercises. I wonder if some of you UGs have a good song or solo that contains sweep picking, but I've just started sweep picking so don't suggest somethin' like an impossible Steve Vai solo or something.
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#4
Id say burning the masses-nail gun massacre. its hard but not impossible.

Also the sweeping part in under the influence by rusty cooley is great practice.

Edit: also smoke and mirrors by symphony x
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#6
This Godless Endeavour is good. Even though there's no way you could play them at tempo if you aren't a vet, they make great exercises.
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There is a whole thread of songs and exercises, go there.
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Well if you're just beginning sweeping, then you should start with 3 string sweeps, generally they're easier than 5-6 string ones.
Anyway a few example of songs with such patterns;
CoB- Towards Dead End (intro)
CoB- Silent Night Bodom Night (the part after 1min4secs)
Testament- Burnt offerings (solo)
#14
Atreyu - Bleeding Mascara

It's a damn terrible song but the sweeps at the start are pretty basic and easy shapes.
#15
Scar Symmetry - Holographic Universe, that's a pretty badass sweep-solo
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i started with 3 string sweeps. The song that taught me that was leper messiah from metallica, the start of the solo.
#17
the solo from eye of the storm by bullet for my valentine...basically tought me how to sweep. very simple shapes
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#18
Beyond the Dark Sun - Wintersun.


Also check the sticky, there's tons of songs. There's also an entire collection of guitar exercises for all techniques stickied as well.
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