Advanced Palm Muting for Metal

Palm muting is really essential to most metal genres, and fast alt.picked palm muting even more so. I’ve really put time into my alt picking – practicing slowly with a metronome at first – really aiming at getting a consistent sound between upstrokes and downstrokes, and getting a good chug out of each note. It’s really paying off, but I need to take it to the next level. has an excellent lesson on fast palm muting that is filled with both great tips on how to think and hold your pick, as well as sample patterns and sample audio in increasing difficulty.

Check the out the lesson here.