How To Play Badass Rhythm Guitar Riffs By Picking With Aggression

by Tom Hess


Want to make your rhythm guitar riffs sound totally badass?

Thought so!

No matter which notes you play, here are two easy ways to achieve this goal:
 

1. Use Efficient Guitar Picking Technique

Simply picking with more efficient movement helps you play rhythm guitar faster and more aggressively without using any extra effort.

This video demonstrates a simple way to add aggression and power to your rhythm guitar playing (without even using more power):


2. Pick The Strings Using A LOT Of Power

Most guitar players pick with very little power, making their riffs sound weak. Picking with a lot of power:

  • Makes your riffs sound more intense
     
  • Makes notes sound clearer and better
     
  • Locks your hands together in sync for cleaner playing

Note: There are more awesome ways to play badass rhythm guitar. Learn them now by reading this article on metal rhythm guitar.


Tom HessAbout Tom Hess: Tom Hess is a guitar teacher, music career mentor and guitar teacher trainer. He teaches rock guitar lessons online to students from all over the world and conducts instructional live guitar training events attended by musicians from over 50 countries.

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