Category Archives: Lead Guitar

The 4 Note Solo Just Got Better

Griff Hamlin, master blues guitar instructor and creator of Blues Guitar Unleashed and the hugely popular 4 Note Solo concept recently created a new and improved version of that lesson that has become the gateway for beginner blues guitar players all over the world. Here is the story on how the 4 Note Solo lesson…

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Your worst enemy…

I’ve talked to quite a few beginner guitar players over the years and there are some things that always come up that really halt progress on the guitar. I call them “Self-Limiting Beliefs”.  Here are the big ones: Myth One: Hand or finger size prevent me from getting good on guitar. This just isn’t true. But so…

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A Great Blues Double Stop Lick

Here is a great lesson from master blues guitar instructor Griff Hamlin where he teaches you a quick little trick for you to liven up your shuffle blues solos. This is an idea that will take you seamlessly from the I to the IV chord (bars 5 and 6 of the 12 bar blues) using…

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Learn a Classic AC/DC Song

Check out this fun guitar lesson from Steve Stine where he shows you how to play the classic AC/DC song- You Shook Me All Night Long. You Shook Me All Night Long is a great song for beginners – playing this will help you improve your skills when it comes to chord changes and transitions,…

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To Solo by Key or by Chord

Griff Hamlin of Blues Guitar Unleashed   wrote a great article about soloing over the key or chord.  Check it out There are 2 ways you can approach soloing – by key or by chord. In a blues, it’s going to be in a key – and the easiest way to solo is to play…

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Learn to Solo in 5 Minutes

So many guitar players think that learning to play lead guitar is an unachievable task. Like there is some sort of magic to it or you have to have some special guitar talent for it. Guess what? ANYONE can learn to play lead guitar and do it well. In this FREE lesson, the world’s #1…

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Some more acoustic blues licks for you… [VIDEO]

Based on the comments from the last “Blues In E” video, that little pinky trick was something you might have been struggling with so I’m glad I could help with that. That lesson was really the foundation – the underlying groove – of a blues song. More importantly, it lays that all important Rhythm element…

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3 Simple Steps To Help Clean Up Your Solos

If you play lead guitar or would like to learn how to up your soloing game then make sure you check out this video ASAP:   3 simple steps to help “clean up” your solos   This will be the first video of Steve Stine’s FREE 3-part video series on guitar soloing where you’ll get…

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Steve Stine Teaches You Jingle Bell Rock

In the spirit of the holiday season, #1 guitar instructor, Steve Stine recorded a fun lesson for you that will give you something to play for your relatives when you all get together for the holidays. In this lesson, Steve shows you a fun version of the classic Jingle Bell Rock Thank you for making…

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This Story Will Inspire You

No matter how famous you are, how much money you have, how successful you have become, you are not immune to tragedy. Close friend of Six String Madness and rock star,Steve Mastroianni aka VOID who toured the world with Kiss, wrote with legendary songwriter Desmond Child and created some of the most popular guitar courses used…

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