Category Archives: Misc

Slash Shares His Halloween Stories

Check out this cool video that Loudwire posted of Slash talking about his favorite Halloween stories   And if you are a Slash fan, dont miss the live televised concert that Guitar Center and Directv are sponsoring of Slash  featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators at the Roxy on Nov 7th at 9pm EST.  Check your…

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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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Stay Motivated In Your Guitar Playing

As a guitar player sometimes your motivation to practice can drop and you get down on your playing.  Maybe you have hit a plateau and cant seem to get past it. David Taub of Next Level Guitar recently published a great motivational video to give you some tips on how you can break through those…

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Practice With Purpose

Sometimes you have to really *practice* hard to be able to get a handle on a certain song, technique, concept etc… And sometimes it can get really frustrating, especially if you forget *why* you’re doing it. As a webmaster of a guitar website and professional guitar instructor, I get emails and feedback from guitar players…

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Rock Guitar Effects: Overdrive, Distortion and Fuzz Comparison

Like most guitar players, I am an effects junkie.  I am always buying, selling and trying out new guitar effects pedals. If you are new to guitar effects, Guitar Tricks has an awesome course that walks through the most common effects out there and explains how to use them to create sounds like you hear…

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Exclusive 30 Day Access To Guitar Tricks

Six String Madness was given 5- 30 day memberships to share with it’s readers. If you are interested in test driving one of the best online guitar lesson websites out there, here’s what you need to do Click this link-  Guitar Tricks Contest From that page, write down 3 songs that Guitar Tricks will teach…

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Exclusive Guitar Lesson With Marty Schwartz

Be sure to check out the new website- GuitarJamzReview.com to get all of the latest news, bonus lessons and updates on new guitar courses from Marty Schwartz. When you sign up for the Guitar Jamz Review email list, you will get access to an exclusive 34 minute Blues guitar lesson that is only available on…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Keep a Practice Log

Whether you are working with a private guitar teacher or using a guitar course, like the many mentioned here on Six String Madness, using a practice log will be a very useful tool in helping you achieve your guitar playing goals. Keeping a practice journal can be a game-changer for many aspiring guitar players. Here…

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Labor Day Sales and Deals

There are some good deals out there this weekend for guitar gear and courses.  Here are some that caught my eye that I thought I would share with all of you-   Guitar Center always has good sales during the holidays.  Click the banner below to check out some cool gear thats on sale this…

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Last Day For the 34 Song Lesson DVDs for $1

Tomorrow is the last day to take advantage of the MEGA deal that David Taub over at Next Level Guitar is offering. The short of it is- David is offering all 34 of his song lesson DVDs for only $1 when you sign up for a year membership to Next Level Guitar. The fun doesnt…

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