#1
I've read alot of articles about it, but I'm still really confused on what they're trying to tell me, they talk about using scales and stuff, but it doesn't make any sense to me at all how you can bend an A major scale into something like a metallica solo

what do you guys do when making a solo, like what scale or what techique? i'm really lost here
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#2
Simple way put...

http://www.all-guitar-chords.com/guitar_scales.php

Learn the scales, play em' all over the fret board and improvise!
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#3
when they say use that scale, it just means stick to notes in that scale. You can't just play the scale straight trough cause then it will be just playing the scale. I would suggest getting a tape recorder or something to record riffs, and then try soloing over the recordings. I use garageband on my mac and just loop riffs forever while writing solos. This is a fast way to learn soloing techinique.
#5
Yeah using a backtrack is a good idea. There's a site online, I forget what it was but it gives you free backtracks (if you don't have GarageBand etc.), and just learn some scales and improvise over it.
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#6
I'll look into that, thanks
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