Riff

Riff: Funk Riff

Artist / Song: Roberto BarlocciTechnique: Strumming, ghost notes, mutingDifficulty: 5Riff: # 4 Funk has a lot of ghost notes. This means that the left hand constantly mutes all the strings and actually only leaves those open that need to sound. The “x” in the tabs indicate the ghost note. The right hand plays 16th notes…

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Riff: Palm Mutes Riff

Artist / Song: Leo Moracchioli – Whats UpTechnique: Palm MutesDifficulty: 3Riff: # 3 Leo Moracchioli played (and still does) metal covers of probably most of the “radio songs” in recent years.It also often integrates the most common cliché metal riffs and is therefore very good for practicing metal guitar. So if you want to switch…

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Riff: Abyss Riff

Artist / Song: Atomic Symphony – AbyssTechnique: Alternate picking, sliding, octavesDifficulty: 5Riff: # 2 This riff is in a different tuning. Namely Drop D.Here the lowest string (E) is tuned down to a D. The difficulty with this riff is the octaves in my opinion.You should be able to hit it somehow, but everything else…

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Riff: Lost Eden Riff

Artist / Song: Atomic Symphony – Lost EdenTechnology: Downstrokes (Hetfield)Difficulty: 7Riff: #1 Actually, I don’t really only play this riff with downstrokes. I also use a Drop D 6 String Guitar for this.But for this riff we just stay on the standard tuning and always pick everything from top to bottom to make it sound…

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