During the Easter break I wrote a short song called “Dinosaur!”. The main idea is that the first 3 notes of the riff say “di-no-saur” and then it’s all slow and heavy and a bit ominous.
No shred here but the challenge is to keep everything tight and have good phrasing and control with the slow melodies. I wouldn’t say I succeeded 100%, maybe 85% . Did my best with controlling the vibrato and shape of each note, but it was no easy task! A little strangled cat noise still made its way into the melody here and there
Rhythm guitars are quad tracked and leads are double tracked. Everything is one take except for lead gtr 2 (unison with lead gtr 1 shown on the left video), where I re-recorded a little bit that I didn’t like… I feel a little dirty about it I admit
Here are the tabs for all the guitar parts:
I think I got the inspiration from many sources (including the way my daughter says “Dinosaur”) - but if I had to point to one thing in particular, it will be this one: