Category Archives: Misc

Sore Fingers? Here’s How To Fix Them

Ask any beginner guitar player and they will tell you that one of the biggest challenges they face is sore fingers. If you are just beginning your guitar playing journey, think about this for a minute- for your entire life your fingertips have been subject to nothing more brutal than having cheeto dust licked off…

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No You’re Doing It Wrong

Ever hear yourself in the back of your mind say that… “you’re doing it all wrong…” Or maybe it’s, “no, that’s not right, that’s not how it’s supposed to go…” Well you know what? Some of the coolest things I’ve ever played started life as a complete accident. You know that lick you like to…

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Why Practice Slow?

I think one of the most common myths surrounding guitar practice and playing is that playing slowly, over and over, will eventually get you to where you can play at full speed. Nothing could be further from the truth. If you constantly play a piece of music slowly, you’ll get really good at playing it…

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Learn the Parts of the Guitar

Here is a great beginner guitar lesson from Guitar Zoom resident guitar instructor Chris Argenziano where he teaches you the parts of the guitar. If you are a beginner guitar player and just starting out on your guitar playing journey, then this is the perfect lesson for you. Knowing the parts of the guitar and…

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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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