James shows you the practice routine he used in his formative years. He combines technique practice with modes memorization to give you the most bang for your buck in practice time.
Taught by James Malone in James Malone Artist Series seriesLength: 33:25Difficulty: 2.5 of 5
James Malone teaches intermediate to advanced lessons on various topics in his style of death metal guitar.
Enjoy an exclusive interview with James Malone from the death metal band Arsis.Length: 23:11 Difficulty: 0.5 Members Only
James covers some basic materials in this lesson that will prepare you for the more advanced lessons that follow.Length: 9:10 Difficulty: 1.0 Members Only
James explains some rhythmic techniques that are common in metal guitar playing.Length: 16:45 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
James takes you through the basics of sweep picking arpeggios.Length: 9:28 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
James takes you through seven patterns of the major scale and explains how each one corresponds to a mode.Length: 13:24 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
James explains how he uses two-handed tapping.Length: 12:38 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
James talks about the importance of consistent fingering and shows his method of fingering scales.Length: 8:11 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
James shows you the practice routine he used in his formative years.Length: 33:25 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
James covers some techniques that will clean up your technique.Length: 6:29 Difficulty: 1.0 Members Only
James explains the compositional techniques employed in three Arsis songs.Length: 16:03 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
James explains how to play seventh chords as arpeggios.Length: 9:23 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
James explains how to tap arpeggios for extended musical reach.Length: 8:15 Difficulty: 2.0 FREE
James shows how to add slides to tapped arpeggios.Length: 4:25 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
James shows how the combination of sweep picking and tapping can create some fresh new sounds.Length: 8:16 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
James teaches ways to be more creative by placing limitations on yourself. He uses four examples that demonstrate just how far the pentatonic scale, chromaticism, and tapping can take you.Length: 12:19 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
James explains how to play fully diminished seventh arpeggios with the tapping technique.Length: 4:42 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
James shows how to move around the fretboard by playing small repeating scale patterns.Length: 3:51 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
James shares some tips that will help you keep your bends in tune.Length: 7:14 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
James shares some harmonic concepts that can be applied to riffs in a metal style. He covers diatonic as well as non-diatonic harmony.Length: 25:09 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
James Malone shares some tips that will help you sing while playing guitar.Length: 10:11 Difficulty: 4.0 Members Only
About James Malone
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James Malone is in a band called Arsis. Arsis is an American death metal band from Virginia Beach, Virginia, formed in 2000. The band is currently signed to Nuclear Blast. He has a pretty loyal following of guitar players and has decided to share is knowledge with JamPlay.com.
He has put together one hell of a series for all you metal heads out there. You'll learn everything from basic techniques to how to sing (growl?) and play at the same time.
Furthermore, he's taken the time to record some kickass licks for our lick & riff library. He has also taught a handful of Arsis songs for you to learn.
James is a great addition to the JamPlay metal instructor army!
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