How to Play Eighth Lock by GWAR (Guitar Lesson)

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Flattus Maximus

Eighth Lock

Flattus teaches this song from the Beyond Hell record. It features more of his numbing right hand rhythm work.

Taught by Flattus Maximus in Songs with Gwar seriesLength: 13:09Difficulty: 3.0 of 5

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oldman123oldman123 replied on November 14th, 2015

wow!! wheres sick of you.

dcdcdcdc replied on January 31st, 2011

Play SURF OF SYN Flattus!

brandonlbrandonl replied on October 21st, 2010

The tone is sooo fat.

lordzeagerlordzeager replied on September 3rd, 2010

Flattus, It would be nice if you can teach in the phase 1 for beginner.

judewaddlejudewaddle replied on August 10th, 2010

he is funny, lmao

ssnowmanssnowman replied on August 5th, 2010

These songs are great for rhythm practice.

0427owen0427owen replied on August 10th, 2010

good lesson for a good song

Songs with Gwar

Found in our Beginner Lesson Sets

Put your soul on the chopping block with lessons from Gwar's Flattus Maximus (Cory Smoot), a gassy disaster whom slaughters thousands with his shredding solos and reeking flatulence.

Lesson 1

Womb With A View

Flattus Maximus of GWAR teaches his parts to "Womb With A View" from the War Party record.

Length: 9:42 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Lesson 2

Bring Back The Bomb

Flattus Maximus of GWAR teaches his parts to "Bring Back The Bomb" from the War Party record.

Length: 14:09 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Lesson 3

War Is All We Know

Flattus Maximus of GWAR teaches his parts to "War Is All We Know" from their Beyond Hell record.

Length: 15:41 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Lesson 4

Eighth Lock

Flattus teaches this song from the Beyond Hell record.

Length: 13:09 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only

About Flattus Maximus View Full Biography Flattus Maximus (Cory Smoot) was the guitarist for the heavy metal band Gwar. Tragically, on November 3rd, 2011...Cory passed away due to a heart condition. He was an absolute pleasure to work with as a part of GWAR. It was an honor and a pleasure to know and hang out with him out of costume as Cory Smoot. RIP buddy. You'll be continued to be loved and missed.

Cory was known by his red face, white dreadlocks, dinosaur-head shoulder pads and reptile feet. The name "Flattus" implies (verified by various concerts) a flatulent character. His speaking mannerisms suggest a childlike intelligence and naivety (until recently; his entries in the current website's blog depict a different, more violent Flattus).

Cory's lessons are taught in full costume. He teaches 4 Gwar songs. Beware..this guy has a ferocious right hand so make sure you have your metal chops up to par before attempting his lessons.

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