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Well. i have written a total of 2 instructables so far (hoorah for number three!)
This is the beginning of a bunch of little cool things that make people better lead guitarists. forgive my terrible tablature. you get the picture.
This is basically an exercise that i came up with based on the tapping from Van Halen's Eruption
~~ I HIGHLY RECOMMEND YOU LEARN TO READ MUSIC BEFORE TABLATURE~~

Step 1: Tapping (two Handed)

Okay. this is a very good way to practise tapping, If you can't hammer very well, practise trills first and you need to read tab

t=tap with right hand (whatever finger you want usually index)
p=Pull Off
h-Hammer on

e|-t9p2h5-|
B|--------|
G|--------| Play this a few times
D|--------|
A|--------|
E|--------|
This is acheived by making a sortof, sweep movement practise this a bunch and you will be going good. play around and move it around, heres what i do for a tapping warmup (haha you perverts)
Play the taps as long as you want.
e|-t9p2h5-|-t10p2h5-|-t10p4h7-|-t12p4h7-|-t10p4h7-|-t10p2h5-|
B|--------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|
G|--------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|
D|--------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|
A|--------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|
E|--------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|
continued below

e|-t9p2h5-|
B|--------|
G|--------|
D|--------| Do this pattern on each string, from 1st to 6th and
A|--------| back again
E|--------|

Step 2: Pull Off Arpeggios

Think thunderstruck. oh yea.
i dont need to give more detail then that.

Thunderstruck-ACDC
e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-0h4p0h7p0h4p0h7p0h5p0h8p0h5p0h8p0h5p0h8p0h4p0h7p0h4p0h7p0-|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|
Angus plays it live just like this. this is all done with the fretting hand. no picking. the recorded version isnt as challenging. practice this and impress your friends. i know i did. This is helpful once you can trill for as long as you want, because you need the strenghth to sustain the noise.
EDIT: Angus only plays it like this live, in records he plays every open B note with his pick
This website has&nbsp;information on <a href="http://www.sweeppicking.co.uk/#sweep picking" rel="nofollow">sweep picking</a> like <a href="http://www.sweeppicking.co.uk/#jason becker" rel="nofollow">jason becker</a>.
&nbsp;i kinda suck at sweeping. lol thus i don't teach it
Hey, I have a guitar that (in my opinion) looks just as good as this one. I just got it, but it is probably the best guitar for soloing and tapping. I love it!
they have similar body shapes, but the necks and heads are completely different.
The tap lesson here is good. This is a good place to learn about <a href="http://www.sweeppicking.co.uk/#sweep picking" rel="nofollow">sweep picking</a> like <a href="http://www.sweeppicking.co.uk/#jason becker" rel="nofollow">jason becker</a>.
And on the tapping thing, EVH did just fine on a knockoff strat neck.
touche..
but he picked differently.. anyways..
anyways?
Mines an ibanez though, i sound better now, although i dont know why.
Cool. I love playing the guitar.
I love playing too. I got a Jackson RR3 for xmas :D
i got the same guitar practically (omen 6) but it doesnt have the trem or emgs, i love that thing, i still play it all the time even though i got a $700 jackson
post video please? and could i put humbuckers on this guitar? would that make it sound any awesomer? what would? i have a big amp... its old though. please help!
I don't know if this is the right place to post that question. And what pickups you use really depend on what sound you like. Go to the guitar store and try a couple out. I personally like humbucks best, but it is a matter of taste.
you can put a humbucker in if you have the routing for it.
yeah. that was a year ago. i now have a line 6 spydr III 75&nbsp;and an esp ltd m1000. Pretty sweeet combo, too!
&nbsp;yeah, i got a jackson rr3 and a raven rg200<br /> sweet combo as well!<br /> Keep rockin
I will you to man. Im in a band. You?
&nbsp;eeh. i was. that didn't end very well.
oh. that sucks.
<p>Some cool stuff. I have a <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgIaaIu1aIA" rel="nofollow">video of&nbsp; where i use tapping and sweeping</a>. If anyone needs pracicle advice you can visit my website <a href="http://www.guitarbody.co.uk" rel="nofollow">guitar body</a><br /> Its in the wrist!</p>
Can you change the font you use?&nbsp;Tablature should be printed in a font in which all the characters are of equal width.<br />
&nbsp;thats a big no.<br /> I don't believe instructables was intended for tablature anyways.<br /> <br /> It's just to get the basic idea.<br />
Would u reccamend thicker, or smaller strings for this. ive always been internested just never been good at it.
medium lites for me :D<br /> although my current superstrat has erny ball power slinkys on it and they sound pretty good.
cool. i got some heavy blues strings on mine. it works if i have the distortion up a ton.
Hi, well the guitar I was getting was out of stock, so I got your guitar. It's the Ibanez RG5. It is very good. I don't know why it cost you so much, though, because I got it for only 400 dollars. IDK. Anyway, I think everyone should get this guitar.
my pal has 1 of them and he likes it
they are teh sex. i am getting a Gibson Les Paul soon as well as a marshall half stack :D ( i gots a job)
i got a cheep knock off les paul and a rogue gas amp
got a full stack instead. >.< its looud
nice man i want one
yea. its not practical for home use
unless your me and like being loud
say that when the cops knock on your door and hand you a ticket for noise code violations
thats the great thing about living in the middle of nowhere
LOL
ya the only bad thing is there is nothing to do
i hear you there. Building a guitar!!
ya im doing that
sweet. i'm done mine..
im done with the design now i just need the parts and i can start building it
I HOOKED UP WITH ONE OF OUR LOCAL MUSIC DEALERS AND GOT A FENDER STRATOCASTER WITH A SEMOYOR DUNCAN TREMLO AND PICKUPS FOR 100 DOLLARS SO BEAT THAT. LOL
whoa...that's insane. anyway great instructable. I can play super mario with tapping.
cool! i went into GC and some dude was playing the godfather theme on guitar, so i went over to a synth, put it on strings and showed him up :P was a joyful day for me
I have beaten that. i have a custom strat. this is an exercise for your fingers, not to show off our gear, even though i was happy with it. LOL, work on your spelling and maybe your punctuation, and please, turn off your CAPS LOCK key. god.
thunderstruck is out of key
wow!!!!!!!!! that guitar is freaking BEAUTIFUL!! i wanna lick it..
I know it is. i get to do the licking.. not you :P

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