#1
Ok... Now, say if I wanted to play thrash with my fingers (and I can) is tone a big deal? I can easily play fast enough, although I realize that isn't all there is to it, but while I play the strings hit the fretboard (you know what I'm talking about) and I just wanted to know if most people keep it that way or do they raise the action, or maybe play softer? Is the tone of a bass in thrash that big a deal?
Last edited by kyle5000 at Aug 27, 2006,
#2
if u like the sound of ur guitar do not raise the action because the sound will change alot if ur talking about fret buzz it doesnt matter lol make shout the neck is relatively staight thou
#4
yeah i think i know what you're talking about.
a metallic sound you get when the strings hit the frets?
#5
Tone is a very big deal if you either:

A) Solo Frequently.
B) Play in a band with 1 guitarist. What do you do when they solo if you have a sh*tty tone?
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#7
I think you are taking this too seriously. It's your tone, do what you want with it. There are no "thrash metal" guidelines saying you have to play with bright settings and a pick. Its your own original tone, so have fun with it. If you don't like it, fiddle with settings to see which ones will fit.


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#8
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I think you are taking this too seriously. It's your tone, do what you want with it. There are no "thrash metal" guidelines saying you have to play with bright settings and a pick. Its your own original tone, so have fun with it. If you don't like it, fiddle with settings to see which ones will fit.


+1

do what sounds best to you. i reccomend raising the action and seeing how ou like it, and if you dont, you can always change it back.
#9
Do you drop tunings? If so, try getting heavier gauge strings. If all else fails, you might have to adjust your attack, and raise your action a bit.

I play thrash too, with my fingers.