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.
James Malone has a pretty loyal following of guitar players and has decided to share is knowledge with JamPlay.com
James' lesson series encompasses many of the techniques that he is known for as well as 4 complete Arsis song lessons.
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James currently offers 27 guitar lessons at JamPlay, with 4 song lessons, 20 lessons in our Artist Series and 3 Lick & Riff Library entries.
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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.
James covers some basic materials in this lesson that will prepare you for the more advanced lessons that follow.
James explains some rhythmic techniques that are common in metal guitar playing.
James takes you through the basics of sweep picking arpeggios.
James takes you through seven patterns of the major scale and explains how each one corresponds to a mode.
James explains how he uses two-handed tapping.
James talks about the importance of consistent fingering and shows his method of fingering scales.
James shows you the practice routine he used in his formative years.
James covers some techniques that will clean up your technique.
James explains the compositional techniques employed in three Arsis songs.
James explains how to play seventh chords as arpeggios.
James explains how to tap arpeggios for extended musical reach.
James shows how to add slides to tapped arpeggios.
James shows how the combination of sweep picking and tapping can create some fresh new sounds.
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.
James explains how to play fully diminished seventh arpeggios with the tapping technique.
James shows how to move around the fretboard by playing small repeating scale patterns.
James shares some tips that will help you keep your bends in tune.
James shares some harmonic concepts that can be applied to riffs in a metal style. He covers diatonic as well as non-diatonic harmony.
James Malone shares some tips that will help you sing while playing guitar.