Category Archives: Lead Guitar

Learn to Play Guitar in the Style of Slash

Slash is easily one of the most influential guitar players in the last 30 years. From the epic riffs in Welcome to the Jungle, the singing melodic lines in Sweet Child O Mine, the acoustic grooves in One in a Million and the epic solos in November Rain, Slash has written some of the most…

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3 Easy Songwriting Ideas

There’s no one way to write a song. Talk to ten successful songwriters and they might describe ten different approaches. And then there’s genre to consider; most songs in any style have a melody, a lyric, chords, and a groove, but the type of music you write is going to have an impact on your…

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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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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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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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3 Keys to Killer Blues Rock Phrasing

Do you love good blues rock phrasing like I do? Whether it’s Hendrix or 80’s metal, I can’t ever get enough! But, learning how to do it well can feel like a daunting task. One thing guitar teachers hear a lot is “I’ve been playing for years and I still don’t understand how to solo…

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Blow minds with these 3 must-know Delta blues licks

Got another cool free video guitar lesson for ya today … My man Jeffrey Paul Ross from the Next Level Guitar family filmed this awesome licks lesson in the Delta Blues style. In a hurry? Go watch it here right now.   HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS SIX-MINUTE LESSON … This is a Delta…

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Marty Schwartz Teaches You How to Play Like BB King

BB King was easily one of the best blues guitar players to ever live. In this lesson, Marty Schwartz of Guitar Jamz is going to show you some awesome guitar licks in the style of BB King. Marty will also show you how to combine major and minor pentatonic to open up your blues lead…

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