Hate Eternal - Locust Swarm

Discussion in 'Music Theory, Lessons & Techniques' started by ArtDecade, May 13, 2017.

  1. ArtDecade

    ArtDecade Unhindered by Talent

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    How the heck is Rutan playing this riff? Looks like some type of palm-muted, string-skipping thingy. I'm watching it, but not understanding it! :lol:

    At 2:58 in...
     
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    sounds like its all just triplets. he's just got a really good right hand
     
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    I was hearing triplets as well, but I wasn't sure if I was ghost hearing because of the drums. That Dude has tight control over his right hand.
     
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    7 Strings of Hate Mid-Level Asshole Contributor

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    I always find it hard to make sense of the guitar on HE records because he eq's the damn drums way too loud.
     
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    Rutan never met a drum mix that didn't need more drums.
     
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    DAT ironbird is sick AF.

    That riff is pretty sick and sounds like triplets.
     
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    Locust swarm is an accurate way to describe how the riff sounds. Watch that right hand go, Probably been at it since his early teen years :shred: :lol:
     
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    prlgmnr ...that kind of idea

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    Doesn't exactly help that there's a logo hiding his right hand most of the time.

    Sort of sounds like the bridge riff from Damage Inc where you catch the higher string a second time on your way back, only with a string skip.

    Mute the string you're skipping over with a left hand finger so it doesn't matter if you hit it.
     
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    I think they did some string skip/palm muting/ triplet thrashing in Blackened too, the precursor to Damage Inc. On justice for all. Actually I don't think there was string skip but that really hard triplet thrash main riff thing.
     
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    Sick riff. Not sure how to play it, but I can still enjoy it.
     

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