I like to play a lot of darkest hour but once the songs come to parts where kris likes to all that really fast picking and sweeping I get stuck. I'm currently trying to learn fire in the sky, which has very little sweeping but mainly fast picking on the solos. Is there any advice out there on how to excel or get better at that?????
Slow it down to a tempo you can play it comfortably and practice, practice, practice!
And up the tempo by a couple of notches a day in you are comfortable with it.
ya usin a metronome helps
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do lots of scales with some alt. picking and gradually increase the speed.
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