How to Play 1200 by Mushroomhead (Guitar Lesson)


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Dave Felton

1200

From Mushroomhead's 2007 release Savior Sorrow, "1200" is crushing from start to finish.

Taught by Dave Felton in Songs with Dave Felton seriesLength: 13:22Difficulty: 2.0 of 5


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jbeiteljbeitel replied on March 30th, 2010

i don't like any of your lessons really because the songs are on a 7 string

evilmpevilmp replied on February 9th, 2011

He is awesome to see live, this video is the first time I have ever been able to see his pick hand. Live he flies blazing speed and precision. Very talented band to say the least they are the real deal.

olseawolfolseawolf replied on October 23rd, 2010

Booo! He plays them on a 7 so they should be taught on a 7. i never cease to be amazed...

evilmpevilmp replied on February 9th, 2011

I had a seven string Jeff Loomis signature had to get rid of it fretboards on any 7 string are insanely big and take a lot more skill and talent. Arpeggio's are increasingly more diffcult at higher speeds on a 7 too.

jbeiteljbeitel replied on March 30th, 2010

you should do one with a 6 string

beck_flanderbeck_flander replied on April 4th, 2009

awsome lesson

edenajbedenajb replied on March 7th, 2009

nevermind, just realised it's a 7 string guitar.

edenajbedenajb replied on March 7th, 2009

hiya, i'm confused at the start of scene 2 where you say that it starts at the open b string on the 1st fret. Don't you mean the open E string and the first fret being F ??

chrisdeb95chrisdeb95 replied on February 22nd, 2009

That "ROCKED" more Gravey please.

MarkBrennanMarkBrennan replied on November 12th, 2008

To play Mushroomhead's tunes (or any 7 string tune) on a six string, tune your bottom three strings down to the tuning of the bottom three of a 7 string: low E down to B, A down to E, and your D down to A. Leave your top three strings in standard tuning. You might need heavier guage strings on the bottom three to do this. Thanks to Dennis Hodges for the suggestion.

brandon saucedobrandon saucedo replied on November 9th, 2008

What tuning is this?

MarkBrennanMarkBrennan replied on November 12th, 2008

Gravy uses standard 7 string tuning (BEADGBE), but he is tuned down a half step (A#D#G#C#F#A#D#).

anarchyanarchy replied on November 8th, 2008

Never mind, looked it up.

anarchyanarchy replied on November 8th, 2008

What tuning is this in ?

mkorsmomkorsmo replied on November 5th, 2008

Time to build that custom 7 string telecaster.

kevinacekevinace replied on November 8th, 2008

I know...JamPlay is an expensive habit.

kevinacekevinace replied on November 5th, 2008

*head bangs to scene 5*

rockerdonrockerdon replied on November 5th, 2008

LOL

Songs with Dave Felton

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Lesson 1

Sun Doesn't Rise

Learn this Mushroomhead fan favorite from the man himself. Mr. Dave Felton takes you step by step through "Sun Doesn't Rise."

Length: 19:50 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Lesson 2

1200

From Mushroomhead's 2007 release Savior Sorrow, "1200" is crushing from start to finish.

Length: 13:22 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Lesson 3

Wake Us

Get your 7 strings out! Dave Felton teaches his song,"Wake Us," from Dave's Heavy Duty Demo.

Length: 21:15 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Lesson 4

On The Line

Dave Felton teaches this 7 string monster from his band "(216)".

Length: 23:56 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
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Along The Way

Dave teaches "Along The Way" from his band, Mushroomhead. This song was released on the Scorpion King movie soundtrack.

Length: 23:22 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only

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