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Metal Riffing with 16th Note Triplets - Stamina Backing

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Metal Riffing with 16th Note Triplets - Stamina Ri...

In this lesson, we're going to focus on a riff that helps your stamina. Stamina is the ability to do things for a long period of time. So with this riff, we're going to play straight 16th note triplets for the entire sequence. It's a great workout for your picking hand.

This lesson's riff is in Drop D tuning. If you aren't exactly sure what that is, click here.

Give it a shot! Play it slowly at first, then gradually increase your speed once you have it down.