#1
Ok, I've beenlistening to a lot of Zakk Wylde lately and I keep hearing this same technique but I can't figure out how he does it. It happens when Zakk hits a note and uses a very wide vibrato and then the note seems to blend from its actual tone to a harmonic squeal. If anyone knows what I'm talking about, could you please tell me how he does this? Thanks.
#2
pinch harmonics
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#3
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pinch harmonics

Pinch Harmonics bent and vibrato'ed extensively.
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#4
Yeah but it sounds like he hits the natural note, then uses vibrato and the note turns into a harmonic. Is he doing something else while virbating the note?
#5
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Yeah but it sounds like he hits the natural note, then uses vibrato and the note turns into a harmonic. Is he doing something else while virbating the note?

Possibly a normal note picked then a pinch harmonic performed after or during the bend.
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#6
Give me an example.

It always sounds like any pinch harmonic to me. That's what he does. Vibrato eliminates any other overtones, leaving just the one which is the harmonic (making a cleaner sound) and makes it sustain longer.

If you didn't add vibrato it would just go 'clang' and die immediately.
#7
Hmm, that would be a touch harmonic. They come out when you touch the string (as you would a harmonic) at a certain fret (depends) with your picking hand.

Check out Paul Gilbert's Technical Difficulties on YouTube, he does them during the middle of the song.
#8
He use pinch harmonics, hold it a little, THEN big vibrato
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#9
Its a sort of feedback. He plays a note and vibratos it, and it seems to jump an octave, right? If you have a certain amount of gain and are close enough to your amp, this will happen.
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