Alexi Laiho's warm-up routine (Part 2)

Alexi rounds off his warm-up routine with a look at those staple shred techniques – sweep picking and tapping

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Following last month's rundown (Part 1) of his picking, stretching and legato warm-up routines, Alexi turns his attention to more challenging lead guitar techniques. Once again, the old adage of 'start simple' applies as the Children Of Bodom guitarist demonstrates some easy sweep picking and tapping warm-ups, mixed in with some tougher licks for more experienced players.

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Sweep picking warm-ups

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Alternate picked arpeggio

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Tapping warm-ups

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