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5 Notes That Changed The World

The pentatonic scale is the most widely used scale in blues, rock, pop and metal. The 5 notes of the pentatonic scale are responsible for some of the greatest solos ever written. Guitar greats like Jimi Hendrix, AC/DC, Keith Urban and Metallica all have used it at some point to create the mind-blowing, legendary solos…

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Papastache Answers Your Questions

Since getting his start as a guest instructor on Marty Schwartz’s YouTube channel, Brett Papastache has put together an awesome catalog of guitar courses including his best selling 100 Blues Rock Licks course and gained quite a following of loyal guitar students. Brett did a couple of fun videos where he answers questions from guitar…

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Discover The Next Step In Learning To Play Songs On The Guitar

Here is a great video lesson that Brett Papastache put together as part of his Beginners Breakthrough Series where he shows you what the next key step is that you need to develop in your guitar playing so you can be on your way to playing your favorite songs. After you conquer the milestone of…

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The Future Of Coated Strings Are Not Coated

A while back we did a review on the new coated Blacksmith strings and found them to be really good! Well there is a new player on the market for coated strings. 

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Brett Papastache Reveals The 5 Obstacles Preventing You From Learning The Guitar

Look, guitar ain’t the easiest thing to learn. But it’s the absolute BEST, COOLEST and most REWARDING thing you’ll ever do. Which is why you need to be on guard for the very real obstacles that get in the way. I’m talking about the most common mistakes that plague nearly every beginning guitarist. (Or what…

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Send Your Fingers To Bootcamp

One of the biggest problems with guitarists (especially those who played for less than a year) is finger strength Many guitarists have trouble fretting difficult chords, playing certain scales and reaching big intervals. The good folks at Guitar Zoom created a killer book that will help solve these problems and more. If you will commit…

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Guitar Center Memorial Day Coupon Code

Guitar Center has some great deals going for Memorial Day Check out the links- Memorial Day Weekend Savings Event: Save 15% on Qualifying Non-Sale Single Item $199+ with valid coupon code. Valid 5/21 – 5/25/15. Dont have the coupon code?  Click the link above to have it sent to you. Guitar Center also has a…

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Struggling With Sweep Arpeggios? Marty Schwartz Teaches You How

Here is a great lesson from everyone’s favorite guitar teacher- Marty Schwartz. This is a great lesson in how to play sweep arpeggios and incorporate them in to your guitar playing. Check it out    

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Help Little Kids Rock

Do you remember that excitement you felt as a kid when you heard a song on the radio for the first time and it made your mouth drop open? You know what I’m talking about — that amazing rush of energy with your hands clapping, singing your head off and not caring how you sound,…

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Learn This Bark At The Moon Style Guitar Riff

Papastache has a fun guitar lesson video where he shows you how to riff in the style of Jake E Lee circa Ozzy’s Bark at the Moon era. This is a fun heavy metal riff that will give you some insight in how to riff like the 80’s metal guitar gods Be creative with it.…

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