In this Heaven and Hell guitar lesson video, I will show you how to play this Black Sabbath classic in it's entirety.
The tuning is Eb tuning. That is, starting from the 6th string, Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb.
Tony Iommi plays some classic riffs in this one. The main riff that starts the song uses basic power chords, but is instantly recognizable.
The verse section doesn't really contain any guitar but it comes back in during the pre-chorus and chorus sections with a really cool single-note riff that is used quite a bit in the song.
The 2nd chorus is where things really start to take off for Tony with a short solo that leads to the bridge section. The bridge section contains some interesting chords that I will explain in detail.
After the bridge we are back to that single note riff again before Tony launches into his first solo. I will cover this solo note for note. There are lot of classic Iommi techniques in this one.
When then get to the outro section which uses basic chords, however they are arranged in a rather unorthodox way at first. The outro solo is also over this chord progression. This solo uses mostly E minor pentatonic (Really Eb minor because of the tuning), and E natural minor scales. I don't go through this one note-for-note though.
Then we get to that really cool acoustic outro section. I will demonstrate the arpeggio part note-for-note then detail the seven notes that are used for the improvisation over it.
Have fun with this classic!
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