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How To Play Before I Forget On Guitar

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So you want to learn how to play Before I Forget by Slipknot on electric guitar? No problem, you've come to the right place.

Before I Forget is probably the most famous and popular song by American heavy metal band Slipknot. It's about being true to yourself, about never forgetting where you came from. It's a great song, definitely one of my favorites.

As far as guitar playing goes, it's one of Slipknot's simpler songs and a lot of fun to play. Enjoy.

Before I Forget Electric Guitar Tutorial

Here is a short ten minute video tutorial on how to play Before I Forget on electric guitar.

Remember to tune your guitar to Drop-B - B F# B E G# C#.

Here is the video:

Also check out the official video so you can see how they do it. Slipknot are famous for their masked performances and a sense of theatre. Interestingly, in the video for "Before I Forget" they present the song unmasked and in a more casual clothes than usual. Here is the official video:

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About Slipknot

  • Origin: Des Moines, Iowa, USA

  • Formed: 1995

  • Genres: Heavy metal, alternative metal

  • Albums: Slipknot (1999), Iowa (2001), Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses) (2004), All Hope Is Gone (2008)

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