Watch the Diminished Chords online guitar lesson by Stu Hamm from Stu Hamm U: Tap Bass

Diminished chords sound great and set up nicely if you want to use hammer-ons. I use them extensively in a tune of mine called "Outbound" from my solo album "Outbound"!

You can use these patterns on any string, but the reason that most of these exercises are played on the top two strings is that things start sounding pretty muddy on the A and E strings.

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