Hi guys,

I'm a pretty experienced player and I'm thinking about teaching my metalhead friend some basic songs. Now I know how hard it is at first and I want to go easy on him and make this as fun as possible.

The thing is - he's waaaay into brutal metal like (death thrash, extreme death, black etc) - he almost doesn't listen anything else.

So I was wondering if there are any easy (just basic chords, or a bit harder) songs for a beginner to learn that still have this metal feel to them?

So far I've found:

Death - Voice of the soul
Pantera - This Love
Sweet home alabama (just joking )

And I know these aren't that easy though... Any ideas and suggestions?
Thanks a lot!
Those songs aren't brutal at all. I recommend going with Ulver.
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The majority of the Rammstein catalogue is pretty simple. More importantly they're very brutal. A lot of their songs are in standard tuning too which makes things easier.

This was one I learned when I wasn't so good:


As for other bands I'm not too sure. Maaaybe this one:

Last edited by vayne92 at Jun 11, 2015,
I know the songs ain't brutal - it's cause I'm not into that kind of music.
Here's what I've found to be easy (but not acoustic )

Mayhem - De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
Burzum - En Ring Til Å Herske
Magog - Follow Me
Venom - Welcome to hell
VENOM - Black Metal
Sabaton - Primo Victoria
Metallica - Sad but true
Dream Evil - Book of Heavy Metal
Holy Martyr - Spartan Phalanx
Death - Voice of the Soul
Cradle of filth - Nymphetamine (Fix)
Cradle of Filth - Her ghost in the fog
Opeth - Harlequin Forest (very hard but doable)
Gorgoroth - Sign of an Open Eye
Mayhem - Freezing Moon
Celtic Frost - Dethroned Emperor
Dark Funeral - Satanic Blood
VON - Satanic Blood
Black Sabbath. Particularly their earlier material, from Black Sabbath and Paranoid, their songs from that era are really very simple and really effective. Not really brutal but 99.99999% of metalheads love Black Sabbath anyway!
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