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Old 2006-01-12, 16:52
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melodic riffs

im supposed to jam with this dude tommorow and we've been wanting to make a melodic-ish band and i've been making some really shitty riffs lately. i play drums in a thrash band so going from that to this band is tough for me especially since im on guitar now. any tips on making some what melodic riffs (i dont have a piano player) and just any tips in general?
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Old 2006-01-12, 17:17
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Harmony between tow guitars is very important element in melodic metal..also less power chord riffs and more lead riffs (harmonized by second guitar)
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Old 2006-01-12, 17:20
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Thats a good explanation, also learn some scales, especially Minor.

It just takes a whole lot of playing around with, I find it quite easy on acoustic, but gets a bit harder on electric because i always get drawn into playing power chords.
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Old 2006-01-12, 18:04
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we've had threads like this. Search the theory and guitar forums.
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