Category Archives: Misc

One Thing to Watch Out For

Well if you’re like a lot of guitar players when you’re trying to play something that is more difficult you tend to push down REALLY hard trying to get things to sound right. It’s like talking louder to someone who doesn’t speak your language… it isn’t going to help but it’s just what we do 🙁…

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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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Learn the Star Wars Theme Song On Guitar

To help celebrate the release of the new Star Wars movie, world renowned guitar teacher Steve Stine put together an awesome guitar lesson video where he teaches you how to play the Star Wars theme song on guitar. Good luck and may the force be with you  

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No Time To Practice The Guitar? Read This

One of the most things that guitar players say is- I don’t have time to practice my guitar… With work, kids, and the 100 other “must do” activities that we have to cram into a day, sometime there seems to be little time left over for guitar. Now there are a thousand and one time…

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FREE Guitar Player Toolkit

JamPlay.com, one of the original and still one of the most popular guitar learning websites on the internet put together an incredible 7 guide “toolkit” that they are giving away as a way of saying thank you to all of the great guitar players that have achieved their guitar playing goals through JamPlay This toolkit…

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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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3 Crucial Practice Tips

3 Crucial Practice Tips: #1: AVOID DISTRACTION – When you pick up your guitar to play turn off the TV. Shut down your computer. Silence your phone. Don’t check your text messages. Don’t check email. Focus all your attention on your guitar! You’ll go further, faster if you focus 100% of your attention. #2: PRACTICE…

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Do You USE What You Learn?

We at Six String Madness hope your guitar journey is going well … and we mean that for ALL of you, whether you’re just learning your first cowboy chords or already playing gigs of some kind. We want nothing more than to get you to that next level in your guitar playing as fast and efficiently as…

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The Best Way To Learn Songs On The Guitar

If you always practice alone, and only hear what YOU are playing, and you are playing it wrong, it’s going to take a lot longer to play it right than if you play along with someone else who is playing it right. That someone else doesn’t have to actually be there, it could be the…

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Exclusive Interview With One of the Biggest Names in Guitar Teaching

There are a lot of so called guitar teachers out there but there are a handful that really stand out.  One of those is Mike Gross.   We interviewed Mike back in 2013 as he was an emerging guitar teacher on YouTube.  Since it’s been a couple of years, we decided to check in with…

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