Does Tuning Your Guitar UP Still Sound Heavy?

You’ll remember cheeky Brit Pete Cottrell from his MeSugar video in which he covered Meshuggah using only sugary snacks and drinks. I remember it because it was so popular it crashed our website.


Today this musical mad scientist is back, and his hypothesis is that tuning your guitar UP rather than down can still sound heavy. Does his experiment confirm his hypothesis? Click the video below to find out.

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As Editor-in-Chief of Gear Gods, I've been feeding your sick instrument fetishism and trying unsuccessfully to hide my own since 2013. I studied music on both coasts (Berklee and SSU) and now I'm just trying to put my degree to some use. That's a music degree, not an English one. I'm sure you noticed.