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Whiplash Guitar Lesson – Metallica

In this Whiplash guitar lesson video, I will show you how to play this Metallica classic off of their Kill 'Em All album in it's entirety.

The tuning is standard tuning.

*** Quick Note! At the end of the main riff I might have missed a quick pull-off. After doing the 765 part, you do hit an E5 power chord, but right when you hit it, also play a very quick pull-off from 3 to 0 on the 6th string with your middle finger! ***

There are some great riffs in this one. The riffs are also pretty easy compared to Metallica's usual output. I will cover every riff in the order that each appears in the song.

I will also cover Kirk Hammett's solo phrase-by-phrase. There are some great legato licks in this one and it is a great example of Kirk's playing in his early days with Metallica.

Have fun with this great Metallica track everyone!

Carl...

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Whiplash Guitar Lesson - Metallica

3 Comments

  1. Rupert Pemberton-Smythe on December 4, 2019 at 9:43 am

    Yet Another Metallica song ! I think you should re name your site “learnyourself Metallica.com!!”
    Really no offence intended Carl because I think you are a great guitarist and an even better teacher ! (probably the best guitar tutor on the net) please however no more from Metallica !

    • Carl Brown on December 4, 2019 at 1:37 pm

      I just do what the people request the most! 🙂

      • Timothy Ward on December 9, 2019 at 5:13 pm

        The more Metallica the better, Carl! Love it!

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