Category Archives: Lead Guitar

All Good Things Come to an End

You know.. we talk a lot about playing the blues and how to start songs, or starting solos, or playing chords or solos or licks or fills… But a song’s gotta end too, and the ending at a jam is the last impression people have of your performance (so you probably want it to sound…

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[FREE Course] The Roadmap To Jamming With A Blues Band Or Backing Track

Griff Hamlin, the biggest name in blues guitar instruction has put together an exciting mini course that will give you the roadmap to learning how to play at a blues jam, with a group of other guitar players or even just a jam track. In the 3 part series, Griff covers everything from common rhythm patterns…

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The Secret Techniques of Joe Satriani Revealed

Imagine yourself performing killer blues licks … the catchy melodies …the fluid legato … the two handed tapping … the modal lines … of one of the most well known virtuoso guitar players to ever grace the instrument You’ll learn it all in Next Level Guitar’s latest digital download series- >>>Joe Satriani Made Simple<<< David…

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You, Your Guitar and Some Patriotism

For those of you that live in America, Happy 4th of July!  To those currently serving and to those that have served in the past, we certainly thank you and appreciate your service. Griff Hamlin of Blues Guitar Unleashed just put out an awesome lesson on how to play the Star Spangled Banner. He walks…

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Under My Strum

Many argue that the golden age of rock was the 1970s and that the Rolling Stones was a solid part of that. The Rolling Stones continue to be one of the most influential rock bands around. Keith Richards’ guitar style is raw, rockin’, and so much fun to play! Guitar Tricks has put together an…

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25 FREE Jam Tracks

JamPlay.com is kicking off their annual summer event by offering a sweet collection of 25 jam tracks in a variety of styles and playing levels to help you put those licks you’ve been working so hard on to good use. The jam tracks use a variety of keys and scales and each track comes with…

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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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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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Papastache Teaches You How To Play Guitar Like a Cowboy

Brett Papastache has a couple of new videos on YouTube where he shows you some great country guitar licks using the major scale, fun riffs with hammer ons and pull offs and even some Johnny Cash style playing. Known for his fun personality almost as much as his great teaching and playing abilities, there are…

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[Brand New!] Ultimate Metal Guitar Concepts

Steve Stine has invited one of his good friends and fellow heavy metal guitar players, Eric Van Landingham to share the Guitar Zoom studios and offer you a killer new course called Ultimate Metal Guitar Concepts- Riffing and Soloing for Metal Guitar In this awesome course you will learn the tricks, techniques and skills to…

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