#1
I know and can play the blues scale, natural minor scale, the 5 pentatonic minor scales, c major, g major, and a major scales. That's what was covered in my book besides the 12 Bar Blues Pattern. I know most songs in that genre are always in a minor key
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."- Bob Marley
#2
The same scales as many other genres. With little exception, any scale can be used to make any genre. In fact, I'd say at least 95% of music is simply in the major or minor scale. And most other scales are just a one or two note change from those two.
#3
You don't need to use certain scales for certain genre's, and if you did then the metalcore/post-hardcore genre would probably be the genre you'd least need scales for.. All you need is the open E string and some sick hammer-on and pull-off's on the A and D strings.
#4
can you give me an example of a "sick" hammer-on and pull-off, there not too hard, just hard to find ones that sound...heavy? lol
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."- Bob Marley
#5
Minor Scale
Harmonic Minor scale
Dorian Mode
Phrygian Mode
Diminished scale

Those, along with chromatic runs, basically cover everything in metal.
#6
Quote by JacobyDB
can you give me an example of a "sick" hammer-on and pull-off, there not too hard, just hard to find ones that sound...heavy? lol


vayne's post is stupid, and there are no hammer-on's pull-off's that inherently sound a certain way. Getting something to sound heavy depends on the interaction of ALL of the instruments. You could take a single hammer/pull based guitar melody, and depending on the context of the instruments around it end up with something brutal, or something for a pop ballad, or something for a film score.