Dyads are perfect for heavy, distorted metal riffs — they can provide a ton of character, without cluttering up the sonic landscape with too many simultaneous notes. Sweetwater's Nick Bowcott delivers a crash course in major and minor dyads, and presents some famous rock and metal riffs that use them to great effect.
5:01 - "Bloodline" by Slayer
5:55 - "Would" by Alice in Chains
7:10 - "This Love" by Pantera
9:05 - "Let Me Put My Love Into You" by AC/DC
10:16 - "Addicted to Chaos" by Megadeth