Metallica Lesson on Guitar – Kirk Hammet Style from Ride The Lightning

2 string arpeggios make frequent appearances in Kirk Hammet’s solos. Here is the arpeggio passage from Ride the Lightning explained, and a little info on how to apply the techniques to your own leads as well

Here are the tabs:

     S S  S S  S S  S S  S S  S S  S S  S S
||--12p8----8-12p8----8-12p8----8-12p8----8-|
||o------10--------10--------10--------10---|
||------------------------------------------|
||------------------------------------------|
||o-----------------------------------------|
||------------------------------------------|


   S S S S  S S S S  S S S S  S S S S    S S S S  S S S S  S S S S  S S S S
|-10p7---7-10p7---7-10p7---7-10p7---7-|-10p6---6-10p6---6-10p6---6-10p6---6---|
|------8--------8--------8--------8---|------8--------8--------8--------8-----|
|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S      S S  S S  S S  S S  S S  S S  S S  S S
|-9p5---5-9p5---5-9p5---5-9p5---5--||-13p8----8-13p8----8-13p8----8-13p8----8-|
|-----5-------5-------5-------5---o||------10--------10--------10--------10---|
|----------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------o||-----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-15p10----10-15p10----10-18p13----13-18p13----13-|
|-------12----------12----------15----------15----|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-20p15----15-20p15-20p15----15-20p15-20p15----15-|
|-------17----------------17----------------17----|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-19p15----15-19p15-19p15----15-19p15-19p15----15-|-18p15----15-18p15-18p15----15-18p15-18p15----15-|
|-------17----------------17----------------17----|-------17----------------17----------------17----|
|-------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-17p15----15-17p15-17p15----15-17p15-17p15----15-|
|-------17----------------17----------------17----|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|


   S S  S S  S S  S S  S S  S S  S S  S S    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-13p8----8-13p8-13p8----8-13p8-13p8----8-|-15p10----10-15p10----10-18p13----13-18p13----13-|
|------10-------------10-------------10---|-------12----------12----------15----------15----|
|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|


   E     E     E
|-12----12----12--------*|----|
|-15b17-15b17-15b17-----*|----|
|-----------------------*|----|
|-----------------------*|----|
|-----------------------*|----|
|-----------------------*|----|
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