Help with Steve Vai's "Tender Surrender" - Guitar Question

A JamPlay Member Asks...

"hgnative asks, "ive been working on a song by steve vai called tender surrender the chords are something else i see alot of these in acdc's music also example vai plays the 7th fret on the A string and the 9th fret on the G string i use my fingers to play this song but vai uses pick and i cant get the same tone the D string keeps ringing out this is proably easy for jam play instructors can i maybe get a video example how to mute that fricking string that would realy help thanks alot.""

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