On McKinney Music, “the best independent music magazine in the UK“, a backing track for guitar players featuring heavy riffs, a key change during the prechorus and a shift from F# Phrygian Dominant and F# Dorian scales.

Guitar Backing Track

This track was styled after an early 90’s Megadeth sound. The tempo is quick, the drums provide plenty of energy, and for the prechorus I go from the key of F# up two and a half tones to B, similar to the transition from E to A in the metal giants’ bridge in “Symphony of Destruction”.

Guitar Tabs

Verse

Prechorus

Chorus

Scales

If you’re learning to improvise guitar solos, try making licks and melodies from some of the following scales.

F# Phrygian Dominant (play during the verse)

B Minor Pentatonic (play during the prechorus)

F# Dorian (play during the chorus)

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