As the original bassist for the seminal death metal band Cannibal Corpse, author Alex Webster offers invaluable insight into the realm of metal bass guitar. This exclusive book/audio pack provides detailed, hands-on training, featuring vital bass guitar techniques and concepts. Extreme Metal Bass further demonstrates how these techniques can be applied in real-life situations within the context of a song. The book includes demonstration and play-along tracks of each example, plus play-along MIDI drum files for optimum practicing. No matter what brand of metal you subscribe to – from classic metal to modern metal and beyond – Extreme Metal Bass will supply the bass skills you need.
This book includes PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys and pan left or right – available exclusively from Hal Leonard. The price of the book also includes access to the audio tracks online, for download or streaming, using the unique code inside the book.
The book contains the following songs:
- Important Scales, Intervals and Chords
- Right Hand Techniques
- Left Hand Techniques
- Rhythm Exercises
- Triplet Grooves
- Sixteenth Note Grooves
- Writing Basslines for Speed-Picked Guitar Parts
- Doom & Sludge
- Song Examples