Drop G Tuning

Drop G offers a heavy tonal flavor for those who wish to explore dark and melancholic music on the 7-string. The tuning is simple to obtain. The standard 7 string guitar tuning is similar to the standard six-string, with B being the additional note on the top string. So in Drop G, you get G D G C F A D.
G1 D2 G2 C3 F3 A3 D4

Fun Fact

Drop G is a popular tuning with the bands that make dark music. A few prominent ones who used this are Periphery, Whitechapel, and Pantera. Elitist Ones by Whitechapel was composed using Drop G.

5 Songs to Play

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The Wretchdness Inside

by Trivium

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by White Chapel

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Icarus Lives!

by Periphery

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Easy Djent Riffs you can learn!

by The White Stripes

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Elitist Ones

by WhiteChapel

This Tuning Is Available In

Roadie 3

Roadie 3

Did You Know

With the Roadie Tuner, your set-list is sure to flow naturally. It comes with an extensive index of 150+ built-in tunings so you don't need to worry about switching between different alternate tunings and keeping track of your custom ones. All you need to do is select your tuning of choice, place Roadie on the peg and watch it automatically tune your instrument for you in just seconds.

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