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  • A Primer on Tool’s Use of the Drop B Tuning

    A Primer on Tool’s Use of the Drop B Tuning

    The Drop B tuning has primarily two different variations, both of which have been used almost entirely in the post-grunge rock of the early ‘90s. Pentagram guitarist Victor Griffin is credited with inventing the tuning, and he makes a point to tell players that the tuning sounds great when played “gingerly” as opposed to “heavily.” Yet today, we’re […]

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