Watch the Power Changes online guitar lesson by Chris Buono from 50 Metal Guitar Licks You MUST Know

Of the many techniques you just gotta have together in your metal riffage bag, tight power chord changes should be priority number one! No metal God worth his salt throws down anything less than perfectly presice power chording. From Sabbath to Slipknot-they all got the juice. With regards to the former, we take the first step into getting your power chord changes up to snuff by taking a look at a snippet from the iconic "Paranoid" verse riff played by thimble jockey, Tony Iommi, where after some simple downstroke mutes you'll be playing some quick two-fingered chords in Em much like the archetype himself.