Category Archives: Instructional Material

Even MORE Help For Your Guitar Soloing Skills

In a previous post we gave you a free one-page chart showing you how to improve your lead guitar skills by showing you soloing avenues that may not have occurred to you, courtesy of David Taub and the team at Next Level Guitar (If you missed that free download, then click here to get it.)…

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How to play Lynyrd Skynyrd on the guitar note for note …

David Taub and the team at Next Level Guitar have done it again! They have created an exciting new guitar lesson program based on the thousands of requests from YOU. One of the most requested bands that David and team get for guitar lessons is none other than Lynyrd Skynyrd!! Amazing, isn’t it, that after…

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FREE 20 Killer Blues Jam Tracks

Enjoy these backing tracks to develop your lead playing! Learning the blues is a critical step for any guitar player, as the genre has influenced countless players and famed musicians. These JamTracks will give you the landscape to develop your phrasing, technique and timing while perfecting this unique and timeless style. All courtesy of JamPlay.com…

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Use Call and Response Like a Blues Legend

Have you ever listened to a great player improvise and wondered how they can make spontaneous ideas seem so organized? A great solo is like a great story, everything that happens flows perfectly from the things that came before. The legendary bluesmen achieved much of their soulful sound from the simple technique of call and…

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How To Keep Your Solos From Sounding Like A Scale

There’s a simple trick that guitarists have used forever to sound hot even when the lick is relatively easy. It’s called “efficiency picking.” Basically, you play FOUR notes with only TWO pick-strokes. Here’s how: Let me tell you this… When you have a ton of licks in your playing arsenal, you don’t have to worry…

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Steve Stine Shows You a Simple Tip to Memorize Notes on the Fretboard

Here’s an awesome video lesson from the world’s #1 guitar player, Steve Stine where he is going to show you some of the key fundamentals of music theory and how it applies to the guitar Check it out… In this video you’ll learn… How to transpose licks to any key A shortcut to memorizing notes on the 6th string The chromatic…

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Why the CAGED system makes playing guitar 10x easier

Knowing how chords and scales fit together in songs doesn’t have to be complicated.  In fact, there’s a brain-dead easy system that tells you instantly where chord changes are happening and what notes to play.  It’s called the CAGED system and that’s what master guitar instructor, Steve Stine is going to show you in this guitar…

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Learn Drop D Tuning

Alternate tunings are one of the quickest ways to open new worlds on your guitar. Drop D is one of the most widely used alternate tunings, and as a bonus it’s also quite easy to understand. Get started with Drop D Alternate tunings can open up all kinds of cool new possibilities on guitar, but…

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“Help, I’m stuck and can’t get out of the pentatonic box”

We, at Six String Madness get asked this question a lot … QUESTION: “How do I break out of the pentatonic box scale patterns. I’m stuck and can’t get out!” MY ANSWER: This is a great question and a common problem … I have found that an easy way to cover more territory on the…

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Play An Awesome Blues Guitar Solo With Only 3 Licks

In this free lesson from Steve Stine’s best selling 96 Blues Licks, he is going to show you how you can create a killer blues guitar solo with only 3 licks! Imagine what you can do with the remaining 93 licks from the course!! Be sure to check out the bonus section toward the end…

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