Scraping and sliding your plectrum over the she strings … I remember how I was desperately trying to figure our as a teenager how to get this great rock guitar effect out of my guitar. I saw at MTV the movements that those guys did when creating this sound with their guitar plectrums and doing those guitar tricks.
What I did not know was that you need quite a lot of overdrive or distortion from your amp if you do not want to sound like a lame duck when doing pick scraping or pick sliding.
The guys from GuitarTricks (providing really great online guitar lessons) put a neat video online that show how to get tat sound. Here it is: