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How to play galloping triplets


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So, Iron Maiden The Trooper, no idea why but I seem to have atleast 90% on it. But I still feel as though I am not fast enough for the triplets. I use a 3 finger technique to do it but what would you guys suggest to improve my skills? Is there a kind of CDLC or something I can download that will just focus on practicing triplets?

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allot of triplets in Gojira stuff, not galloping i spose but still... :P

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The bassline of Led Zeppelin's Achilles Last Stand has A LOT of galloping triplets, if anyone of still looking for examples.

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The rhythm to trooper is not triplets its an 8th note followed by two 16th notes a fast chugging rhythm, picking should be down, down up  - down, down up etc

and yes speed comes with hours of practice and time,

 a slower song with the same chugging rhythm would be DIO Holy Diver

other Maiden songs using the same rhythm - right hand picking :-

- rhryme of the ancient mariner

- Flight of Icarus

-  PowerSlave

- run to the hills and many more

 

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@@geoffq, you're right, that's exactly what I thought about triplets. But about picking, he wants to play the bass with fingers... otherwise it's more easy to play it with pick, for me anyway.. depends on the speed

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