Category Archives: Lead Guitar

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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Learn To Play Like Eric Clapton

  A few weeks ago, Marty Schwartz announced that he would be releasing a cool new course called Killer Clapton and it looks like it is now available! Check it out …. Why You Should Learn to Play Like Eric Clapton. (And Yes, You CAN, Play Like Eric Clapton.) Similar to the hugely popular course-…

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Blues Guitar Lesson- A New Way Of Looking At The Pentatonics

Griff Hamlin of Blues Guitar Unleashed recently did a really cool video lesson that will challenge the way you look at the most popular scale used in Blues guitar- the pentatonic. Think you have a solid handle on the pentatonic shapes.  This video may just challenge how well you think you know it. In this…

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Steve Stine’s Thunder Rock Riffs Now Available

Steve Stine has put together another awesome guitar course. In Thunder Rock Riffs, we will explore how various genres of guitar riffs are created, how we can layer them in multiple ways, including harmonizing a lead line, and so much more! This type of guitar program has never been done before.  In Thunder Rock Riffs,…

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Guitar Soloing Tips From Lita Ford

A British born rocker who grew up on the streets of L.A., Lita Ford is considered one of the most important female representatives of the rock genre. Being a founding member of the Runaways, one of the first girl groups who unexpectedly broke down barriers in the punk era as well as the male-dominated world…

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Learn To Play Hendrix

I mentioned in my last post that Dunlop has teamed up with GuitarTricks.com to offer a killer contest where you can win Dunlop Hendrix guitar effects pedals AND get a free trial to GuitarTricks.com What I didnt mention was all of that great Hendrix lessons that you can take advantage of with your free trial…

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Learn How To Play Almost Any Song In Less Than 30 Minutes

If you’re anything like most guitar players, you’ve probably spent hours and hours on YouTube and various guitar tab sites like Ultimate Guitar Tabs trying to learn how to play your favorite songs with very little to show for it.  Okay, so maybe you’ve learned a few songs and riffs and can hack your way…

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