Does it make sense that I can play songs that are much faster than what i can play through chords.

Ex.: Playing Beast and the Harlot (currently learning) yet I can keep up with the speed of the song after practicing the parts over and over. Then I'll try the pentatonic and can only get to maybe 110-115 max.

Mind you I do it in 16ths. I'm not sure if the songs I practice are or are not. Thanks for any advice.
You're good at what you practice. You practice those parts so you're good at them. That's how it works.
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