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Are You a Guitar Sinner?

Here’s 3 of the most common deadly sins guitar players commit on a daily basis and are the cause of so much sorrow and grief and are fatal to any aspiring guitarist… see if you can spot anything familiar on the list. Sin 1: The Google Guitarist – Symptoms: Frustration, anxiety, depression These days this…

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Learn Lynyrd Skynyrd Southern Rock Style Guitar Licks

Doesn’t guitar just seem totally suited to Southern Rock?! I mean, it’s not the only genre that loves this amazing instrument we play, but dayum, those long jams … … those boogie rhythms … that deep-fried, country blues foundation … … the whole outlaw, pedal to the metal vibe … You gotta just love that!…

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Do You Suck at Practicing the Guitar?

It’s probably safe to say that most if not all guitar players have struggled with their practice routine at some time or another.  And very few guitar players know how to create a truly effective practice routine that will help them reach their goals in the most effective way. Wait did I say goals? You…

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Learn 4 Awesome Jimi Hendrix Style Guitar Licks

Got an awesome free video for you today … I’m stoked about this one because it’s ALWAYS a good time to play Hendrix! His stuff just never, ever gets old, I think we can all agree. Anyway, check out NLG’s very own Dave Nassie get right down to business as he breaks down these four…

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Learn Thrash Guitar in the Style of Megadeth

There’s ONE guitar genre that just might be the most misunderstood guitar style in existence. And this is important because it will help you no matter what style you play. Okay, so what style am I talking about? It’s SHRED guitar. Yeah, shred … where tatted-up metal heads blindly thrash and do nothing more than…

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5 Signs You Need to Change Your Guitar Strings

In all my years of teaching guitar, I am always amazed at how long students go before they change their guitar strings.  Many dont know how and certainly dont recognize the signs that their strings need to be changed. How can you tell when it’s time for a change, before it’s too late? As always,…

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10 Awesome Guitar Practice Tips

No matter whether you are a beginner guitar player or a seasoned pro, you can never be reminded too often about effective methods of practicing the guitar. David Taub of Next Level Guitar put together an awesome video lesson on his top 10 guitar practice tips Be sure to check out the #1 resource on…

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7 Things Nobody Will Tell You When You Start Playing Guitar

1. There will never be enough guitars It’s like falling for a girl and expecting you’ll never want another. There will never be one perfect guitar or even one fantastic combination of guitar/amp/effects that will deliver all the tones you will want and need. Even the guys who achieve great tone keep chasing great tone.…

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Marty Schwartz Teaches You Advanced Power Chords

When you first learn to play guitar, you learn the traditional way of playing power chords but there are a number of ways to play power chords including some that give you a whole new palette of sounds that you hear in some of the best songs in hard rock and metal. Check out this…

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4 Must Know Tech Tips for Electric Guitar

There are HUGE benefits to learning how to properly maintain and setup your guitar! (And it’s not just about saving money … which is admittedly quite awesome all by itself). Check out this awesome lesson from the good folks at Next Level Guitar where you will learn how to adjust your intonation, pick up height,…

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