Instructor: Robert Mussatti
This tutorial is now going to focus on one of the most widely used techniques in rock and metal lead guitar outside of sweep picking, which is string skipping.
The odd thing about string skipping is that this term is used exclusively by guitar players. You'd never hear a violin player talking about "string skipping" or a piano player talking about "skippin...
For me, the easiest way to get into string skipping is from utilizing the simplest of scales: The Pentatonic.
This first example will help to get the basic movements of how string skipping is done. Play this example slowly at first if this is your first time doing this technique and slowly bring up the metronome tempo. This idea is a simple E minor pentat...
This next segment is going to cover the string skipping patterns that we are all familiar with: 3 note per string patterns. I will show you some basic examples and show how you can arrange them to help create your own voice on the guitar.
The first one we will look at is a simple G major 3 note per string pattern starting on the low E string and going up t...