Free Beginner Guitar eBook

  David Taub over at Next Level Guitar put out a great eBook loaded with essential info for the beginner guitar player. Best of all its FREE!       Here is what you’ll find in this essential eBook 17 essential tips and guitar primer Major and minor open position chords Guitar chord changing techniques…

Continue Reading →

Save 10% at Guitar Center

Guitar Center has a new coupon code good through 7/31.   Save 10% off any single item (up to $500 discount). Simply use the following code at check out: SCALE10 or visit the website to get a print coupon to use at your local Guitar Center.  So if you’re in the market for some new gear…

Continue Reading →

Learn White Stripes- Seven Nation Army

Learn to Play the Verse Riff to White Stripes- Seven Nation Army Formed in 1997, the husband and wife team, Jack and Meg White brought a revival of garage rock back to mainstream with their simplistic approach to a mix of blues and punk.  After hitting the Detroit music scene for several years, the White…

Continue Reading →

Win an Autographed Guitar from Dave Mustaine

To commemorate the 25th anniversary release of Peace Sells.. But Who’s Buying? reissue Hard Rock Hideout is giving away a Dean “Peace Sells…” VMNTX electric guitar signed by Dave Mustaine as well as a “Peace Sells..” custom graphic, also signed by Dave Mustaine! Click the banner below to enter and be sure to check out Hard…

Continue Reading →

Rock You Like a Hurricane

  Named the 18th greatest hard rock song of all time by VH1, German hard rock band, The Scorpions scored a mega hit with their 1984 release of Rock You Like a Hurricane from the album Love at First Sting.  The song peaked at 25 on the US Billboard charts and is widely heard in tv…

Continue Reading →

Chicks Who Rock Their Fuzz

  The world of guitar playing is and has been a boys club.  A very small fraction of guitar players are female.  I guess that’s why God created groupies. Guitar players love tinkering with new gear.  Stomp boxes are like crack. 

Continue Reading →

How to Read Guitar Tab

Guitar players are lazy.  Somewhere along the way, guitarists decided that reading traditional music was too difficult and developed a whole new system of documenting music for the guitar- tab was born.  So how do you read this stuff called tab that you keep seeing?

Continue Reading →

Eye of the Tiger

Survivor’s 1982 hit Eye of the Tiger was the biggest song that year.  The theme for Rocky III, it is instantly recognizable and is still played at sporting events around the world today.

Continue Reading →

Coupon Code for Musicians Friend

Effectsbay.com is offering a coupon code to save 10% off orders above $99 at Musician’s Friend. Simply use the following coupon code at check out: july11deal This deal is available from now to August 1st.  Click here to visit Musician’s Friend . While you’re at it check out Effects Bay

Continue Reading →

Tip of the Day- If You Can Say it, You Can Play it

One of my students came to me the other day and was having troubles working out the rhythm to a riff we had learned the week prior.  He had already taken the initiative to listen to the song in effort to remember how the riff went.  He was having a hard time hearing the riff…

Continue Reading →