In a recent interview, Eddie Van Halen talked about the tongue cancer that claimed 1/3 of his tongue back in 2000, and he’s pretty sure he knows what caused it- GUITAR PICKS I used metal picks – they’re brass and copper – which I always held in my mouth, in the exact [...]
Check out this awesome lesson from Dave Nasse from Next Level Guitar where he shows you how to play riffs from Metallica’s Battery and more importantly helps you develop your Thrash Metal guitar techniques. If you love to play songs from the big Thrash Metal bands like Metallica, Slayer, and Megadeth, you’ll definitely want to [...]
Do you have that one (at least) little thing that you seem to get hung up on? For some people it’s the first time they try to play a difficult chord like F… for others it’s barre chords… it could be something as elementary as the open position C chord. It all depends on where [...]
For those of you that live in America, Happy 4th of July! To those currently serving and to those that have served in the past, we certainly thank you and appreciate your service. Griff Hamlin of Blues Guitar Unleashed just put out an awesome lesson on how to play the Star Spangled Banner. He walks [...]
I used metal picks – they’re brass and copper – which I always held in my mouth, in the exact place where I got the tongue cancer. Plus, I basically live in a recording studio that’s filled with electromagnetic energy. So that’s one theory. I mean, I was smoking and doing a lot of drugs and a lot of everything. But at the same time, my lungs are totally clear. This is just my own theory, but the doctors say it’s possible.
Of course it has nothing to do with years of abuse from who knows what and how many different illicit substances.
Kids- keep the guitar picks out of your mouth
Check out this awesome lesson from Dave Nasse from Next Level Guitar where he shows you how to play riffs from Metallica’s Battery and more importantly helps you develop your Thrash Metal guitar techniques.
If you love to play songs from the big Thrash Metal bands like Metallica, Slayer, and Megadeth, you’ll definitely want to check this out
Now if you dug that then you’ll love the 2 hour DVD lesson that David Taub and the team at Next Level Guitar put together where you will learn the classic thrash song Breadfan from the Titans of Thrash- Metallica
This is the full on song lesson and when we say “full song lesson” we mean it. You will learn ALL the song parts – intro, verses, rhythms, breakdowns, riffs, timing, interlude, licks, full guitar solos, and more.
You learn the techniques as well as the song, so then you can blast them all across all your playing and practicing.
Take a look at this killer preview
Click the link below for more info on this awesome DVD lesson for Metallica’s Breadfan
Griff Hamlin of Blues Guitar Unleashed just put out an awesome lesson on how to play the Star Spangled Banner.
He walks you through a great basic version that you can have down in less than 1/2 an hour and then goes on to show you how to Hendrixfy (is that a word?) it.
We all know that Jimi is famous for his amazing rendition of the Star Spangled Banner that he played at Woodstock.
Check out the lesson below have some fun with it and get a chance to crank up a little and let your inner Hendrix out
Steve Stine covers the secrets to creating your own killer version of the Star Spangled banner as well in his Learn to Phrase in 14 Days course. It’s a great lesson and if you’re struggling to really get your solos to sound good then Learn to Phrase in 14 Days is the course for you.
And if you love Hendrix and want to learn the tips, tricks and secrets to capturing the playing style of Jimi, then you’ll definitely want to check out Brett Papastache’s Hendrix Masterclass.
If you click the link below, you can get Brett’s best selling 100 Blues Rock Licks course for FREE when you purchase Hendrix Masterclass
Everyone’s schedule is different. We all have different demands, work days, obligations, the list goes on. It might be quite tricky to find meaningful, regular practice time with goals being the major focus. Even if you have hour upon hour per day, it is easy for an entire day to turn in to a noodle-fest.
As part of their summer kick off, JamPlay.com put together an awesome and completely FREE resource to help you organize and develop an effective guitar practice routine.
This template guide is not meant to design any one program for you, but rather to show you how to design your own programs, set your own goals, and evaluate your progress.
This way of disciplined, goal-oriented practicing is more efficient and beneficial than any other method by far.
The great part about this way of thinking and planning is that it works at any level of guitar playing. Get ready to think critically and honestly about your own playing.
You know your own playing. You know what you need to work on, you know what your strengths are, and you probably have a pretty good idea of where you want to go long term.
When you design your own plans, you are not just inventing something out of thin air. You are pooling all of the resources you have available to you as a practicing guitarist, and organizing them in a way that helps you stay on task for a very specific time frame.
This practice routine spans 18 pages of information, as well as the template to develop your routine. Feel free to download it now and begin making your sessions more effecient, effective, and beneficial towards your development as a guitarist!
The Rolling Stones continue to be one of the most influential rock bands around.
Keith Richards’ guitar style is raw, rockin’, and so much fun to play!
Guitar Tricks has put together an awesome Artist Study on Keith Richards that you are going to want to check out
Click Here ====> Play in the style of Keith Richards
Not only can you learn all these hit songs, but with the Artist Study, you can learn everything about Keith Richards’ guitar style and how to play like him.
To give you a taste, Guitar Tricks unlocked this juicy lesson on Richards’ unique strumming style.
If you want to learn more, like how to play Wild Horses and the secrets to Keith Richards’ signature tricks, riffs, and licks, just upgrade to Full Access by clicking here.
Secret tip- Grab a 14 day trial membership that wont cost you a dime and you can check out all of the great artist study lessons and Rolling Stones guitar lessons for FREE.
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JamPlay.com is kicking off their annual summer event by offering a sweet collection of 25 jam tracks in a variety of styles and playing levels to help you put those licks you’ve been working so hard on to good use.
The jam tracks use a variety of keys and scales and each track comes with notes to help give you some direction on how to use them.
This collection of jam tracks will do amazing things for your lead guitar playing and really help you develop your improvisation skills and perfect your lead licks.
And they are completely FREE
And as part of JamPlay’s summer kick off they are offering a killer deal on their 1 year memberships.
Starting today through July 5th, you can get a year membership to one of the oldest and largest online guitar lesson sites on the web for only $109.95. Regular price is $179.95
Thats a savings of $70!
Jump on it NOW before the price goes back up.
Click here ====> JamPlay Summer Membership Sale
Have you ever watched your favorite guitar player and said, “What the heck is that guitar chord he’s playing?!”
There’s a reason you don’t know. And it’s actually the missing piece to your playing . .
I promise that once you “get” this, your skill level will leap forward like you won’t believe.
So let’s talk about that mysterious guitar chord for a second, the one you can’t figure out … Read more
A very popular page here on SixStringMadness.com is the Fender Blues Jr settings.
There were roughly 30 settings that were developed that you gave you a wide range of awesome “presets” for your Blues Jr amp.
Because that page is so popular, the team here at Six String Madness decided to take it up a notch and create a killer ebook called The Ultimate Fender Blues Jr Tone Guide.
Not only do we give you those great tone settings but we also show you how to upgrade your amp to give it it’s full sonic potential. You’ll learn what the best upgrades are, what components to use and we even give you the links to where you can get them.
We have also included an interactive database of the original tones so you can use those as a base, tweak to your liking and save your settings. There is also a section where you can create your own.
Visit www.BluesJr.com to get your copy.
BIG NEWS ..
Marty Schwartz has opened up a very small number of spots for his popular Guitar Coaching Club
If you understand why this is such a big deal, then go here now:
What the heck is the “Guitar Coaching Club??”
It’s simple …
Basically, Marty’s Guitar Coaching Club is where you get every lesson DVD package he has ever produced (which is 69 DVDs and counting!) …
… plus every future lesson product Marty ever releases as an instant digital download …
… plus lifetime membership to his private website vault with 1,600+ video lessons in all styles and genres for all ability levels …
… plus a free 5-CD set of 54 killer jam tracks ..
… plus a killer collection of guitar ebooks …
… and you get all this ongoing instruction without lifting a finger or asking for it.
And you get all of it for a one-time investment you can break up into 3 payments if you wish.
It’s simply the best value that Marty has ever created …
Marty keeps his Guitar Coaching Club very exclusive and opens a very limited number of spots a couple of times a year. And thats it. When the spots are gone, they are GONE
These spots will go fast, so click here right now to grab yours:
Marty Schwartz’s Guitar Coaching Club is the absolute best way to ensure that you’ll always have the lessons you need for wherever you are in your guitar journey. Click here to see everything you get in the club listed on one page. Marty even shot a short video on that page that explains everything, too.