Crushing Metal Riffs
with Joss Allen
Learn all of the techniques you need to be able to write and play crushingly heavy metal riffs! Joss covers everything from downpicking and galloping all the way through to improving your timing and getting a great metal guitar tone.
- 19 lessons delivered in ultra-detailed 4K
- 3 hours of meticulously crafted guitar tuition
- Learn the essential techniques to play brutal metal rhythm guitar parts
- Embellish your playing with pinched harmonics, vibrato and sliding
- Insight into choosing the best strings, pickups and tunings to get a great metal tone
- Performances and breakdowns of two original songs with downloadable notation and backing track
Original Track Breakdown with Tab
Develop Your Technique
Explore alternate picking, pinched harmonics, vibrato and sliding to work on your metal rhythm playing
How to Play Faster
Understand the mechanics behind playing fast, how to hold your pick and work on speed while avoiding injury
Write Crushing Riffs
Take your playing to a new level of heaviness by combining all of the techniques on this course
Practice On Your Terms
Play when your inspiration strikes! Practice any time, anywhere, via our website or mobile app
"Want to play absolutely sick metal riffs? This course is for you!"
Tension, Looseness, and Stretching (4:05)
Strings, Pickups, and Tuning (3:16)
Palm Muting (7:34)
Power Chords (8:39)
Single Note Riffs (8:28)
Pinched Harmonics (10:27)
Getting A Great Metal Tone (6:43)
How to Play Fast (1:53)
He Whom the Gods Detest (23:40)
Track Playthrough (3:10)
Welcome to the Bonus Material (0:37)
Vipera Berus (43:12)
Track Playthrough (2:57)
Q&A with Joss (29:35)
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ABOUT YOUR TEACHER
Joss's playing embodies everything great about heavy metal guitar: tight rhythm, fantastic technique, and insane shred! You can't listen to him for more than ten seconds without scrunching your face up in disgust! He's made YouTube videos with some of the biggest brands and retailers in Europe and writes original music for his band, Mutilius.
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