VIDEO: Essentials guitar lesson - palm-muting powerchords (TG228)

'Sabbath, The Sex Pistols and Metallica all use 'em

Essentials Lesson Palm muting powerchords TG228

Master the basics of punk and heavy metal rhythm playing with TG's guide to distorted powerchords.

Pick up Total Guitar issue 228 (on sale 14 May to 10 June) for the accompanying tab and explanation.

How to palm-mute and learn the chords

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Moving palm mute

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Palm muted root notes

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Gradual palm mute

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Spider fingers

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Tutor: Chris Bird
Videographer: Martin Holmes

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