Songs in drop G?

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  1. vampiregenocide

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    Can you guys point me in the way of some? Nothing too difficult please.
     
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    I know some bands that play in drop Ab, but nothing in G =[

    if you wanna check those bands out they are:
    dissipate
    kissyface fashion faux pas
     
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    Strapping Young Lad used open C (G C G C G C E) for The New Black and I think for Alien too, but I'm not sure about the latter.

    Drop G is one of the most untouched tunings there is though, hardly any bands use it :shrug:

    I was told by a friend that Crowbar have utilised Drop G on an album or two, no idea which though.
     
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    yup it seems like people use drop Ab and then skip to f# haha
     
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    If you get stuck for Drop G chords/scales give me a poke....
     
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    I know Rose Funeral uses Drop G. That's all that I know.
     
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    Is that literally the only thing you know? :lol:

    Devin's band = :yesway:
     
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    Maybe. :ugh:

    :lol:
     
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    I'd appreciate if you could send some over dude :) Save me figuring them all out.

    I'm kinda glad not many peeps use it, my material will sound a bit more fresh perhaps :) I found that for some reason it sounds a lot less muddy than drop A. Don't know why. Its very pleasing to the ear just like drop C.
     
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    Yeah, of course dude.

    Anything in particular?
     
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    Metroid Metal?

    I'm pretty sure all the MM Super Metroid stuff is drop C
     
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    :scratch: That's weird man... By default the higher the tuning, the clearer it should be, more note definition and whatnot.

    Glad you're liking G though dude! You flirting with the idea of getting an 8 string?
     
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    Molotov Solution utilised Drop G on The Harbinger
     
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    I like a lot of melodic harmonic minors etc, so any of those and just any interesting scales or chords you think I might like :)

    Exactly man, logically it doesn't make sense, but I swear it sounds far clearer and more pleasing than drop A. I think its because G/C/D are more pleasing notes to the ear, so drop C and drop G are naturally more appealing. It may be a subconscious thing but I think we're wired up to like some notes over others. I like drop C, open C etc so kinda makes sense.

    I am definitely thinking about it, coming up with some interesting stuff on drop G right now. Don't know whether I'd tune an 8 string up and add a drone string, or tune it in F standard and use both tunings. Not far off each other but its all good. I love having the high register for cleans and the low stuff for djenty, bassy riffs. Think I'm really starting to find my place musically, though I need better gear to clean my tone up, not quite what I want atm but nice considering.
     
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    Anytime fella - they're a snip to do so feel free to hit me up for more :)
     
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    I might be wrong but:

     
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    That's actually F#, Bloody Inferno. :yesway:
     
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    Fair enough. Assumption isn't good for me. :wallbash:
     

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