The Gallop Rhythm by Matthias Young is a free guitar lesson that will teach you a strumming rhythm. The gallop rhythm has been used by many different artists such as Iron Maiden and Metallica. In the video, Matthias will show you three different examples of this rhythm in action. You can then apply this concept to your own playing. Two key elements in playing the gallop rhythm sucessfully are staying relaxed and maintaining the picking pattern. If you start off by practicing slowly and then gradually increasing your speed, it should help you play more accurately. To learn more concepts like this, check out our Metal Guitar Method premium lesson.
Metal Guitar Method by Matthias Young guides the beginning student on a journey through the art and technique of metal guitar. This comprehensive method starts with the basics like proper playing position and reading tab and then progresses to power chords, playing scales, sweep picking, drop tuning, and finger tapping. Through the course of learning to play 24 original songs, Matthias will teach you the concepts and techniques that every metal guitar god uses. This downloadable course includes an 97 page PDF book, 175 minutes of video instruction, and 74 .mp3 backing tracks. $19.95