Category Archives: Lead Guitar

Learn A Cool Eric Clapton Lick

You just gotta love Eric Clapton stuff.  He has been a huge influence on blues and guitar playing in general.  His blues stuff over the past 20 years has probably kept blues music alive more than just about any other single artist. And there’s one thing he does when he solos that sounds like him…

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Learn 5 Guns n Roses Licks in Less Than 2 Minutes

Dennis Hodge from JamPlay.com did a cool lick lesson where he shows you 5 killer Guns n Roses guitar licks. Check out the video below.   Be sure to grab the tablature for the licks as well Click Here ===> Slash-licks Want a FREE membership to JamPlay? Click the banner below.  This is a limited time…

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How To Steal Guitar Licks And Make Them Yours

Griff Hamin of Blues Guitar Unleashed and the super popular author of the 4 Note Solo Concept did a really cool lesson on how the greats such as Clapton, SRV, BB King and so many others stole their licks from others and incorporated them in to their own playing. There’s this great saying that goes… “Good…

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SRV Pride and Joy Lick Lesson Part 2

A couple of weeks ago, I shared a lesson from Griff Hamlin of Blues Guitar Unleashed who did a great lesson on the intro lick from Stevie Ray Vaughn’s Pride and Joy (one of my favorite SRV tunes) In case you missed it, here is the link Pride and Joy lesson Part 1 Well, Griff…

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Blues Guitar Backing Tracks

If you are looking for some great Blues guitar backing tracks, then check out the new page on GuitarJamzReview.com where there are 8 killer jamtracks in various styles and keys for you to improvise over and work on those new licks you’ve been wanting to try out. Check it out  ====> Guitar Jamz Blues Guitar…

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One of the Most Common Guitar Questions Asked

QUESTION GUITAR TEACHERS GET ALL THE TIME …. “How much time do I really need to practice to get really good at guitar soloing?” My Answer:  As much as you can, but don’t obsess about it. Here’s what I mean by that . . . If you try and lock yourself into a rigid schedule…

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Ripfire Guitar Scratch and Dent Sale

Dan Denley of GuitarZoom.com and producer of all of the Steve Stine guitar courses is running a huge sale on his mega 20 DVD Ripfire guitar course. I have reviewed Ripfire Guitar before but in case you are not familiar with the course, here are some of the highlights:     – 18 must-know strumming patterns…

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New Blues Guitar Blog

I wanted to share a new blues guitar blog that I came across that I think the readers of Six String Madness will enjoy. TrueFire Educator Jeff McErlain has just launched his first installment of his new weekly video blog called Jeff McErlain’s Brooklyn Blues. Each week Jeff will share a free video guitar lesson,…

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Five Mistakes All Beginner Guitar Players Make

If you are a beginner guitar player, you’ll want to pay attention to this.  There are 5 main obstacles that ALL beginners face. Changing Chords–  Look, first of all, the chord shapes themselves are hardly intuitive. If you’ve never played guitar before, they’re unlike anything you’ve done before. And of course changing chords means abandoning…

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SRV Pride and Joy Intro Lick Lesson

SRV has to be one of my favorite blues guitar players and I’m sure a lot of you would agree. Griff Hamlin of Blues Guitar Unleashed recently did a cool lesson on the intro lick for Stevie’s Pride and Joy. It’s a great riff and easy to play Check it out-   Here is the…

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