[Bars 9-16] This slippery A Dorian riff makes great use of string skips and open strings for wider, more interesting intervals. Ensure you use a little palm-muting in order to avoid unnecessary note-bleed between strings. [BaGrUsI1T7A-R24T] in linear 6s, the double tap at the beginning of each phrase can take some getting used to. To avoid any hesitation or slips in timing between the ‘2’ phrase and the ‘4’ phrase, it’s a good idea to break down the lick into the first four notes, targeting the second pull-off. Slow practice with a metronome is key to fluency here.