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How to play heavy metal on your acoustic guitar

Just use the common metal styles and play like you're on stage. No need for a pick.

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Palm mute. Start here. Probably the most important part.

Palm mute. Start here. Probably the most important part.

Bending is great! Bending multiple notes is greater.

Bending is great! Bending multiple notes is greater.

E minor. This is your base camp. When all else fails return here. Combine with palm mute.

E minor. This is your base camp. When all else fails return here. Combine with palm mute.

B flat. El diablo. E minors best friend.

B flat. El diablo. E minors best friend.

Artificial harmonics. Have your thumb and index finger practise together on this.

Artificial harmonics. Have your thumb and index finger practise together on this.

Natural harmonics without depressing the string.

Natural harmonics without depressing the string.

Be sure to use big tremolo on higher notes!

Be sure to use big tremolo on higher notes!

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