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The Best Way To Learn Songs On The Guitar

If you always practice alone, and only hear what YOU are playing, and you are playing it wrong, it’s going to take a lot longer to play it right than if you play along with someone else who is playing it right. That someone else doesn’t have to actually be there, it could be the…

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Exclusive Interview With One of the Biggest Names in Guitar Teaching

There are a lot of so called guitar teachers out there but there are a handful that really stand out.  One of those is Mike Gross.   We interviewed Mike back in 2013 as he was an emerging guitar teacher on YouTube.  Since it’s been a couple of years, we decided to check in with…

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Learn Mick Mars Inspired Riffs

Although Motley Crue is in the midst of their farewell tour, we will always have the amazing riffs and solos from the great Mick Mars. Check out this great lesson from Next Level Guitar where Mike will teach you the playing style of Mick and show you some cool riffs that you can take and…

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Monster Pentatonic Chops

A couple of days ago David Taub of Next Level Guitar shot a cool little backyard interview with the incredible guitar player Dave Nassie, who also happens to be one of the (several) great instructors at Next Level Guitar. Dave is an internationally renowned guitar player who has played with mega bands such as Suicidal Tendencies,…

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All Good Things Come to an End

You know.. we talk a lot about playing the blues and how to start songs, or starting solos, or playing chords or solos or licks or fills… But a song’s gotta end too, and the ending at a jam is the last impression people have of your performance (so you probably want it to sound…

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[FREE Course] The Roadmap To Jamming With A Blues Band Or Backing Track

Griff Hamlin, the biggest name in blues guitar instruction has put together an exciting mini course that will give you the roadmap to learning how to play at a blues jam, with a group of other guitar players or even just a jam track. In the 3 part series, Griff covers everything from common rhythm patterns…

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Blues Riffs With Brett Papastache

Brett Papastache put together an awesome lesson on how to spice up your 12 bar blues rhythms. Easy enough for beginners but lots of fun ideas that even intermediate guitar players will enjoy.   Check it out   Want more great lessons from Brett Papastache?  Be sure to check out www.PapastacheGuitarLessons.com And if you click…

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The Secret Techniques of Joe Satriani Revealed

Imagine yourself performing killer blues licks … the catchy melodies …the fluid legato … the two handed tapping … the modal lines … of one of the most well known virtuoso guitar players to ever grace the instrument You’ll learn it all in Next Level Guitar’s latest digital download series- >>>Joe Satriani Made Simple<<< David…

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Guitar Picks Give You Cancer

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…

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Learn how to play Metallica Battery inspired 80s thrash style guitar lesson

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…

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