Songs/bands in D standard tuning

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  1. Michael

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    So, my new guitar is setup in D standard and I wanna to learn some more songs on it. I've learnt a lot of "Crystal Mountain" by Death and some Zyklon's "Ways of the World", so any bands other than them would be good. :)

    Thanks. :yesway:
     
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    Anything by Necrophagist, I suggest giving "Epitaph" a good playthough, it's a great song. Hmm...I mean, I play everything in D standard, give your old standard tuning songs a run through in D, they'll sound cooler. I think Kalmah is in D standard.
     
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    I love Kalmah and I didn't know they were in D. Thanks. :)
     
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    Symphony X is in D-standard I think.

    Edit. "Follow the Reaper" (the album) by COB should also be in D.
     
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    the crown has some stuff in standard D. start with crowned in terror, awesome track on an awesome album!
     
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    learn Death's Misanthrope. that'll keep you busy for a while.
     
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    All Death is down a step. Endless Sacrifice by Dream Theater is in D as well.
     
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    Symphony X is all D standard.
    And right now I remember Forsaken, from Dream Theater, latest Systematic Chaos album.
     
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    Symphony X will keep you running for a while. Same with Black Tide.
     
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    Everything by Paradise Lost.

    'Martha's Harbour' by All About Eve.

    Everything by Robin Trower and Johnny Winter (that and Open D in his case) if you want something non-metal.

    'Inner Road' by Adagio.

    'Building the Church' by Steve Vai.

    Some Pantera songs, although I can't name any off the top of my head.

    Everything by Obituary.
     
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    Mastodon (various songs; they also use CGCFAD and AGCFAD), Dimmu Borgir (latest two albums), COB (all of Hatebreeder and FTR, some songs on HCD and Blooddrunk, but none of AYDY to my knowledge), some of Sepultura's Chaos AD, what little Gojira I've heard, plus everything else already mentioned. Hope you enjoy, DGCFAD is a sick tuning. :hbang:
     
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    Thanks for all the suggestions guys. :metal: I know Pantera had some stuff in D standard. Anyone know which songs?
     
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    Off the top of my head, I'm Broken, Revolution is My Name, 5 Minutes Alone, and maybe Walk?
     
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    Alot of Shadows Fall songs are in D standard
     
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    Skid Row, Motley Crue, Dokken, Lynch Mob, Racer X :)

    "King of Monsters" by Racer X is really fun to play as well, or "Viking Kong" :yesway:
     
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    I thought Dokken and Lynch Mob were mostly Eb...:scratch:
     
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    Immortal [​IMG]
     
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    Most Sepultura is in D standard, the newer stuff is tuned down lower
     
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    Ah, my mistake. :yesway:
     

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