#1
my friends have a band and one of our members we aren't going to kick out but how can we help him create more metal songs with his guitar? (he doesnt rly practice but he's a good guitarist) and rly only comes up with SOAD, RHCP, staind type songs but i want him to create stuff more like AILD Trivium and Pantera
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#2
I think this needs to be moved to the Bandleading forum...
But to answer your question right here, I think you should let your guitarist kind of do his own thing. It's better that he play with you guys playing what he likes as opposed to him being stuck in a band playing in a style that really isn't his thing. I guess what I mean is, try to find a way to have his style and your style morph together. Chances are it won't sound bad, and you'll both be happy playing the styles you want to play.
#3
but he wants to create metal stuff but gets stuck
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#4
Have him learn songs that you kind of want him to sound like, and once he gets familiar with that style, maybe it'll be easier for him to write more stuff like that. It's worth a shot.