David Ellefson (Megadeth): Metal Bass

DVDs / Videos | Bass Guitar

Publisher: Rock House Method
Artist: Megadeth
Author: David Ellefson
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor
On this 2 DVD set, legendary heavy metal bassist David Ellefson reveals the fundamental skills required to play metal bass.

On DVD 1, you'll learn the basics like holding the bass, hand positioning and reading tablature. Key metal elements like playing with a pick and your fingers, how to mute, scale basics, exercises, and alternate tunings are also covered. Learn rhythms & timing, octaves & fifths, and how to create a great bass sound.

On DVD 2, David reveals his personal secrets to riff-oriented bass lines and rips through advanced chords, scales and metal bass techniques like the gallop, half step demonic tones, hammer-ons, and pull-offs. Play the bass lines along with the custom drum and guitar backing tracks and experience how it feels to play in a metal band.
ISBN: 9781423492832
Skill Level: Easy Explain this
Published on: 28 May 2010
Language: English
Catalogue No: HL14037639

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