#1
what would be a good, technical song to learn? im not a amazing guitarist by any means...but i would like a challenging song to test my skills.

any ideas?
#3
uhh "no boundaries speed kills" by michael angelo batio

also uh... look for instrumentals to challenge yourself
malmsteen has a lot of melodic ones
#4
Last edited by The Casualty at Feb 24, 2007,
#5
anything by
satriani
steve vai
dream theater
those should challenge you
#6
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Hmm, something not overly technical? Or something that's balls to the wall impossible?


haha somethin not overly technical, but something i could deffinately learn from.
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haha somethin not overly technical, but something i could deffinately learn from.


Links 2, and 4 of what I suggested. Have fun. =]
#9
how bout some.... technical difficulties by Racer X. your hands will thank you for learning this one
#10
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how bout some.... technical difficulties by Racer X. your hands will thank you for learning this one

QFT
#11
Omg, casualty--those tabs are starting to scare me
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#12
Metal Dog by Paul Gilbert, or Scarified by Racer X.

The intros for both aren't particularly difficult, but you might find the solos hard on your fingers. Good luck.
#13
I've been working on some classical pieces, and they sound pretty cool.
Here are a few tabs:
J.S. Bach - Toccata and Fugue
Ludwig Van Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata
Nicolo Paganini - 5th Caprice
Enjoy!
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#14
paganini - moto perpetuo or any of of his caprices
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#15
Racer X - King of the Monsters

I'm not an amazing player so I found it difficult but it was great fun to learn. Got a really nice spider riff and then a string skipping shred fest later.
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Omg, casualty--those tabs are starting to scare me


That's why it's fun to learn them.
#18
Anything by necrophagist
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#19
Smells like teen spirit. In all seroiusness, however, I would try hands by Ron Thal. Ron hits 28 nps on that song.
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#21
Bark At The Moon by Ozzy. that song can get pretty technical at parts
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#23
(generally easier to harder)

Satriani:
Ten Words
Friends
Always With Me, Always With You
The Extremist
One Big Rush
Circles
Satch Boogie
Memories
Surfing With The Alien
Summer Song
Crushing Day
Flying in a Blue Dream

Vai: (Jesus, so much of his stuff is too hard...)
Die to Live
Boston Rain Melody
Juice
The Crying Machine
Tender Surrender

Eric Johnson:
Cliffs of Dover
Manhattan
Desert Rose
#24
a lot of steve morse's stuff is not fast but technically challenging, check it out i'd say
#25
Manhattan is pretty tough..but I'm going to start working on it soon. That song is beautiful.
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#26
How about some Allan Holdsworth,,,,,it's when you start playing his stuff that you realize its not that your hands are too small,,,,,,you just suck,,,,,,,,,and your hands are too small.
#27
Quote by Arpeggio13
Metal Dog by Paul Gilbert, or Scarified by Racer X.

The intros for both aren't particularly difficult, but you might find the solos hard on your fingers. Good luck.


Do you, or anyone else, know where to find the tab?
#28
Black Star by Swede dude, ftw.

In all seriousness, what type of music do you play?
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#29
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how bout some.... technical difficulties by Racer X. your hands will thank you for learning this one

first song that came to my mind when seeing the thread title
#30
Under A Glass Moon by Dream Theater, not overly difficult in general but some riffs are real bitches
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#32
Paganini's ''5th Caprice'' (slow it donw a bit)
Beethoven's ''Für Elise'' (the whole song!)
Glenn Tipton's ''Painkiller'' (sweeps, pinchs, taps, helicopter-sounding licks)
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#34
paradigm shift - liquid tension experiment

glasgow kiss - john petrucci

scarified - racer x
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