Category Archives: Lead Guitar

Bust Out of Your Playing Rut with 5 Pentatonic Shapes

The pentatonic scale is the core of many guitar players’ understanding of improvisation – it’s the backbone of their vocabulary when playing blues, rock, funk, etc. However, most guitarists only take advantage of one or two moveable pentatonic shapes. By taking advantage of all five, a player can freshen up their licks and add color……

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6 Free jam tracks + 2 Free ebooks

I’ve got something really cool for FREE for you today … Actually, it’s EIGHT free things: 6 free jam tracks 2 free ebooks In a hurry? Then click here to grab them now. (There is no catch. You pay nothing.) MORE INFO … This is the “Jam Track Coach” package from David at Next Level…

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free guide: 12 Easy Rock Songs

Here is an awesome guide that the good folks at Guitar Zoom put together called 12 Easy Rock Songs. Inside you’ll discover how to play 12 legendary rock songs using 4 simple chords, so you can triple the number of songs you can play overnight. This guide is a lot of fun and no matter what level of…

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Part 2 of 4 Learn to Create and Play a Melodic Rock Guitar Solo

Check out part 2 of 4 in this awesome series  where Chris Liepe, lead instructor at JamPlay.com will teach you how to create, improvise and play an incredible sounding melodic guitar solo. Many guitar players learn how to play other people’s solos but never crack the code on how to create, write and just improvise their…

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Part 1 of 4 Learn to Create and Play a Melodic Rock Guitar Solo

In this exciting 4 part guitar lesson series, Chris Liepe, lead instructor at JamPlay.com will teach you how to create, improvise and play an incredible sounding melodic guitar solo. Many guitar players learn how to play other people’s solos but never crack the code on how to create, write and just improvise their own. By…

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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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