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Metal newbie

Joined: Wed Aug 25, 2021 6:11 pm
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Location: United States
PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2023 9:53 pm 

I've heard a couple of bands use lower tunings in black metal focused material and it's an interesting sound I haven't seen talked about or explored hardly at all. Anyone know of any bands that use lower tunings (like below C) or play 7-string guitars?
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Mallcore Kid

Joined: Tue Jan 06, 2015 10:00 am
Posts: 15
Location: Germany
PostPosted: Tue Dec 05, 2023 8:55 am 

The Ruins of Beverast comes to my mind immediately, but that is about it. Panzerfaust maybe, although I do not know the actual tuning they use. I do not remember to have ever seen a 7-String guitar when watching a black metal band live.


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Location: Croatia
PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2023 7:14 pm 

Batushka use 7 or 8 string guitars

Mirties Metafora

Joined: Thu Jan 21, 2010 9:46 am
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Location: Switzerland
PostPosted: Sun Dec 10, 2023 10:13 am 

OP should check out Demoncy's "Joined in darkness" then, one of the very best US-American black metal albums.
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Metal newbie

Joined: Sun Nov 26, 2006 2:50 pm
Posts: 142
Location: Spain
PostPosted: Mon Dec 18, 2023 5:36 am 

Barathrum, they use like three bass guitars an just one standard guitar so the riffs sound pretty low.
Necromantia is another band who only uses standard guitar for solos, but the rest of the music is just bass.


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 18, 2023 3:55 pm 

Not sure of the actual tuning, but Void Meditation Cult sounds pretty low to me.
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