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Old 2007-09-24, 03:14
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Might be better to give you an example. Being the kind chap that I am, here goes:

|-15-14-15-12-15-10-15----15----15----15----15-----| |----------------------13----12--------------------| |----------------------------------14----12----11~-| |--------------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------------|

The "15" in the above example is the pedal tone. It also forms the basis of many thrash and melodic death style riffs, eg:

|-----------------------------| |-----------------------------| |-----------------------------| |-----------------------------| |----7---8---7---8---10-8-7---| |-000-000-000-000-000-----10~-|

This time the open "0" is the pedal tone.

Hope that helps.
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