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shunut
01-23-2009, 05:05 PM
I have to pick a new song to learn on guitar and I've been combing through my music and haven't come across anything I really want to learn. The past 2 songs I learned were Boston "Peace of Mind" and Santana "Black Magic Woman". Both were pretty easy, "Black Magic Woman" I learned in like 2-3 days. I need something a little more challenging, so I'm open to suggestions. Type of music I generally listen to, Blues, Classic Rock, Rock, Neo-Classical. Example of artists, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Yngwie Malmsteen, Joe Satriani, Van Halen.

Songs I already know (this is off the top of my head, I may know more):

Led Zeppelin, "Stairway to Heaven", "Heartbreaker", "Black Dog"
Deep Purple, "Smoke on the Water"
Black Sabbath, "Ironman"
Blues Saraceno, "Bouree"
Jimi Hendrix, "Purple Haze"
Eric Johnson, "Cliffs of Dover"
Cream, "Sunshine of Your Love"
Van Halen, "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love"
Joe Satriani, "Midnight"
Linkin Park, "One Step Closer"
Rage Against the Machine, "Wake Up"

DFSniper
01-23-2009, 05:07 PM
Vengeance by Yngwie??

just a suggestion :p

my personal Yngwie favorite is Winds of Invasion

TheDarkShadow
01-23-2009, 05:14 PM
kashmir, immigrant song - Zepplin
AC/DC songs (they are super easy)

XSiv Force
01-23-2009, 05:22 PM
Halo Theme :dodgy:

Hossy
01-23-2009, 05:27 PM
I learned most of Ironman back in the day when I played.
that was one fun song.

bamf-hacker
01-23-2009, 05:31 PM
Metallica One... Don't give me the story your teacher said it is too hard...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDDV4hNv3j4

If an 8 year old can do it, then it should be cake for you.

fatkidfrompbaz
01-23-2009, 05:32 PM
(Double Talkin Jive, Estranged, November Rain)GNR (Question)System of a Down (Kashmir)Led Zeppelin or Let There Be Rock - AC/DC

shunut
01-23-2009, 05:35 PM
Vengeance by Yngwie??

just a suggestion :p

my personal Yngwie favorite is Winds of Invasion

HAHA, I'm not that good. Not sure what my favorite Yngwie song is, he is so freakin awesome, its too hard to pick just one.

kashmir, immigrant song - Zepplin
AC/DC songs (they are super easy)

I don't want super easy, the last 2 songs I learned were super easy and I didn't get much out of them, looking for something to challenge me.

Metallica One... Don't give me the story your teacher said it is too hard...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDDV4hNv3j4

If an 8 year old can do it, then it should be cake for you.

I tried to find the other 3 times we discussed this song, but I couldn't find the right chat log, maybe you still have them, go back and read them to save me time. :p

(Double Talkin Jive, Estranged, November Rain)GNR (Question)System of a Down (Kashmir)Led Zeppelin or Let There Be Rock - AC/DC

I'll look those up.

TheDarkShadow
01-23-2009, 05:59 PM
most mettallica songs are hard (to learn the whole songs)

DFSniper
01-23-2009, 06:06 PM
Fade to Black by Metallica? i have the tabs in a Guitar World if you want me to scan them.

Muddytaco
01-23-2009, 09:25 PM
Metallica One... Don't give me the story your teacher said it is too hard...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDDV4hNv3j4

If an 8 year old can do it, then it should be cake for you.




Fade to Black by Metallica? i have the tabs in a Guitar World if you want me to scan them.


Those were going to be my two picks.

shunut
01-23-2009, 09:52 PM
GnR's "Estranged" and Metallica's "Fade to Black" are on my list of possibilities. Keep the suggestions coming.

oldironmudder
01-23-2009, 10:07 PM
Pantera

shunut
01-24-2009, 05:26 AM
Pantera what?

DFSniper
01-24-2009, 07:07 AM
cowboys from hell? cemetery gates? only two pantera song i like

oldironmudder
01-24-2009, 10:55 AM
Just about any.

Cowboys From Hell 4:07 Pantera Far Beyond The Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits! Metal 1
Cemetery Gates 7:03 Pantera Far Beyond The Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits! Metal
Mouth For War 3:58 Pantera Far Beyond The Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits! Metal
Walk 5:17 Pantera Far Beyond The Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits! Metal
This Love 6:35 Pantera Far Beyond The Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits! Metal
I'm Broken 4:25 Pantera Far Beyond The Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits! Metal
Becoming 3:07 Pantera Far Beyond The Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits! Metal 1
5 Minutes Alone 5:52 Pantera Far Beyond The Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits! Metal 1
Planet Caravan 4:05 Pantera Far Beyond The Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits! Metal
Drag The Waters 4:57 Pantera Far Beyond The Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits! Metal
Where You Come From 5:14 Pantera Far Beyond The Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits! Metal
Cat Scratch Fever 3:49 Pantera Far Beyond The Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits! Metal
Revolution Is My Name 5:19 Pantera Far Beyond The Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits! Metal
I'll Cast A Shadow 5:19 Pantera Far Beyond The Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits! Metal
Goddamn Electric 4:58 Pantera Far Beyond The Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits! Metal 1
Hole In The Sky 4:17 Pantera Far Beyond The Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits! Metal
The Great Southern Trendkill 3:47 Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill Metal
War Nerve 4:53 Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill Metal
Drag The Waters 4:56 Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill Metal
10's 4:50 Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill Metal
13 Steps To Nowhere 3:38 Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill Metal
Suicide Note Pt. I 4:45 Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill Metal
Suicide Note Pt. II 4:20 Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill Metal
Living Through Me (Hells' Wrath) 4:50 Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill Metal
Floods 7:00 Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill Metal
The Underground In America 4:34 Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill Metal
(Reprise) Sandblasted Skin 5:40 Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill Metal
A New Level 4:24 Pantera Official Live : 101 Proof Metal
Walk 5:50 Pantera Official Live : 101 Proof Metal
Becoming 3:59 Pantera Official Live : 101 Proof Metal
5 Minutes Alone 5:36 Pantera Official Live : 101 Proof Metal
Sandblasted Skin 4:29 Pantera Official Live : 101 Proof Metal
Suicide Note Pt. 2 4:20 Pantera Official Live : 101 Proof Metal
War Nerve 5:21 Pantera Official Live : 101 Proof Metal
Strength Beyond Strength 3:37 Pantera Official Live : 101 Proof Metal
Dom/Hollow 3:44 Pantera Official Live : 101 Proof Metal
This Love 6:58 Pantera Official Live : 101 Proof Metal
I'm Broken 4:27 Pantera Official Live : 101 Proof Metal
Cowboys From Hell 4:36 Pantera Official Live : 101 Proof Metal
Cemetery Gates 7:53 Pantera Official Live : 101 Proof Metal
****in Hostile 3:56 Pantera Official Live : 101 Proof Metal
Where You Come From 5:11 Pantera Official Live : 101 Proof Metal
I Can't Hide 2:16 Pantera Official Live : 101 Proof Metal
Hellbound 2:41 Pantera Reinventing The Steel Metal
Goddamn Electric 4:57 Pantera Reinventing The Steel Metal
Yesterday Don't Mean **** 4:20 Pantera Reinventing The Steel Metal
You've Gotta Belong To It 4:13 Pantera Reinventing The Steel Metal
Revolution Is My Name 5:16 Pantera Reinventing The Steel Metal
Death Rattle 3:18 Pantera Reinventing The Steel Metal
We'll Grind That Axe For A Long Time 3:45 Pantera Reinventing The Steel Metal
Uplift 3:46 Pantera Reinventing The Steel Metal
It Makes Them Disappear 6:22 Pantera Reinventing The Steel Metal
I'll Cast A Shadow 5:22 Pantera Reinventing The Steel Metal


Any of those will work.... lol

shunut
01-24-2009, 01:57 PM
Wow, lot of songs there, how about breaking it down to 2-3 of their best (or your favorite).

oldironmudder
01-24-2009, 02:02 PM
13 Steps To Nowhere 3:38 Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill

Suicide Note Pt. I 4:45 Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill

Walk 5:17 Pantera Far Beyond The Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits!

STRIKEFIRST
01-25-2009, 04:52 PM
Freebird!!!!

shunut
01-25-2009, 04:56 PM
I'm sorry but I will never learn Freebird. I think its played out and really, really overdone.


And a big NO on the Pantera. There is no way I could stand listening to one of those songs for long enough to learn the guitar parts.

TheDarkShadow
01-25-2009, 05:01 PM
(In a drunk hillbilly voice) WOOOOO FREEBIRD!

Hoppy11
01-25-2009, 05:20 PM
One and Fade to Black by Metallica would be very good songs, I also would suggest For Whom the Bells Tolls.

shunut
01-25-2009, 05:20 PM
LOL

And I actually got around to watching that kid play One... :rolling: :rolleyes2:

DFSniper
01-25-2009, 05:34 PM
(In a drunk hillbilly voice) WOOOOO FREEBIRD!

WROOOOH! FWEEBUHHD...

you could always learn more zepplin. The Ocean?

especiialypsycho
01-25-2009, 05:40 PM
Achey breaky heart- Billy ray cyrus :D

irishwarrior
01-25-2009, 06:53 PM
"Shine on You Crazy Diamond" and "Wish you Were Here" both by Pink Floyd.

shunut
01-25-2009, 07:18 PM
WROOOOH! FWEEBUHHD...

you could always learn more zepplin. The Ocean?

Ocean added

Achey breaky heart- Billy ray cyrus :D

NOT added

"Shine on You Crazy Diamond" and "Wish you Were Here" both by Pink Floyd.

Good songs but too slow for what I'm wanting to do right now.

Thanks guys, keep them coming, my next lesson is Thursday!

kidonfire
01-25-2009, 07:53 PM
Well, there's always Eruption by EVH. And I second One by Metallica. Sick song with an awesome solo.

And dude, Cliffs Of Dover is an EPIC song. You offically win at life for knowing that song.

irishwarrior
01-26-2009, 03:25 AM
Paranoid by Black Sabbath, though it might be a little too easy for you.

shunut
01-26-2009, 06:09 AM
Yeah, Paranoid is a little easy.

shunut
01-29-2009, 03:02 PM
Any last second suggestions? I go to my lesson in about 3 hours (8:00pm MST).

Right now on my list I have:

Fade to Black - Metallica
The Ocean - Led Zeppelin
Avalancha - Heroes Del Silencio
Little Wings - Jimi Hendrix(I might learn the SRV version)


edited: We ended up not starting a new song tonight, just worked on some solo/improv techniques using sweep picking, so now I have another week. So if you come across anything that might be cool please post.