#1
what chords, apart from power chords, should i use to play metal rhythm/riffs?
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#2
Power chords are pretty much the only chords used in metal, unless you're referring to clean ballad-esque pieces...
#3
sometmes major and minor thirds like x 10 9 x x x or x 9 7 x x x x can give a different tone, especially if plyed in harmony with an E5 chord or D5 chord respectively
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#4
Are thirds always two strings?
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#5
^ Well, I suppose you could play a third an octave up (but then it might not necessarily be a third).
#6
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what chords, apart from power chords, should i use to play metal rhythm/riffs?

Dude, you can use ANYTHING to play metal. Look at Necrophagist. Theres all your Neo-classical music. Try Nile. Theres full , 6 string chords and random solos. Theres all kinds. Just play what feels good dude.
#7
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Power chords are pretty much the only chords used in metal, unless you're referring to clean ballad-esque pieces...


no, theres also the "hate eternal chords" as i like to call them. those are quite common as well.
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