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How to Play Suicide Messiah by Black Label Society (Guitar Lesson)


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Nick Catanese

Suicide Messiah

Learn this monstrous metal tune from Black Label Society's Mafia album.

Taught by Nick Catanese in Metal Songs With Nick Catanese seriesLength: 11:26Difficulty: 3.5 of 5


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tmmc123tmmc123 replied on March 20th, 2013

My favorite BLS song. Thanks Nick!

sidksidk replied on February 27th, 2013

oops sorry its a C.

sidksidk replied on February 26th, 2013

so if the low E is a C why does he refer to it as a D and the tuning in the tabs is also a D?? The tabs are different to what he states in the tuning section?

dorjedorje replied on December 16th, 2012

Man, that's some heavy riffing! Love it.

AaronMillerAaronMiller replied on December 14th, 2012

SDMF!

Metal Songs With Nick Catanese

Found in our Beginner Lesson Sets

Learn Black Label Society and Speed X songs from guitarist Nick Catanese.



Lesson 1

Funeral Bell

Learn this Black Label Society classic from band member Nick Catanese. This song was released on The Blessed Hellride in 2003 and features a grooving chunky main riff nicknamed "the bison riff"....

Length: 14:17 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Lesson 2

Stillborn

Nick Catanese teaches you how to play the radio hit "Stillborn" off Black Label Society's 4th record The Blessed Hellride.

Length: 7:00 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Lesson 3

Overlord

Learn this killer track from Black Label Society. Nick shows you how to play all of the rhythm parts to this song as well as the part of the solo that he doubles with Zakk Wylde.

Length: 22:03 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Lesson 4

Suicide Messiah

Learn this monstrous metal tune from Black Label Society's Mafia album.

Length: 11:26 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Lesson 5

Speed

Learn "Speed" from Nick Catanese's band Speed X. This song features a main riff modeled after a revving engine and a blistering solo from "The Evil Twin" himself.

Length: 14:22 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Lesson 6

Flat Black

Learn how to play this killer metal tune from Nick Catanese's side project Speed X.

Length: 14:26 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only

About Nick Catanese View Full Biography Nick "Evil Twin" Catanese is the rhythm/lead guitarist in Zakk Wylde's "Black Label Society". He is known for his unique ability to double Wylde's ripping solos live and in the studio.

As a member of "BLS", Nick has had the privilege to share the stage with some of the industries greatest players and legends such as: Ozzy Osbourne, Slipknot, Disturbed, Marylin Manson, Drowning Pool, and Black Sabbath.

Nick appeared in the 2000 film "Rock Star" as Xander Cummings, the guitarist in Mark Wahlberg's band.

Currently, Nick is touring the world with BLS as well as his own band, Speed X.

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