Category Archives: Rhythm

Learn to Play Guitar in the Style of Slash

Slash is easily one of the most influential guitar players in the last 30 years. From the epic riffs in Welcome to the Jungle, the singing melodic lines in Sweet Child O Mine, the acoustic grooves in One in a Million and the epic solos in November Rain, Slash has written some of the most…

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3 Easy Songwriting Ideas

There’s no one way to write a song. Talk to ten successful songwriters and they might describe ten different approaches. And then there’s genre to consider; most songs in any style have a melody, a lyric, chords, and a groove, but the type of music you write is going to have an impact on your…

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Are You a Guitar Sinner?

Here’s 3 of the most common deadly sins guitar players commit on a daily basis and are the cause of so much sorrow and grief and are fatal to any aspiring guitarist… see if you can spot anything familiar on the list. Sin 1: The Google Guitarist – Symptoms: Frustration, anxiety, depression These days this…

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Learn Lynyrd Skynyrd Southern Rock Style Guitar Licks

Doesn’t guitar just seem totally suited to Southern Rock?! I mean, it’s not the only genre that loves this amazing instrument we play, but dayum, those long jams … … those boogie rhythms … that deep-fried, country blues foundation … … the whole outlaw, pedal to the metal vibe … You gotta just love that!…

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Learn Thrash Guitar in the Style of Megadeth

There’s ONE guitar genre that just might be the most misunderstood guitar style in existence. And this is important because it will help you no matter what style you play. Okay, so what style am I talking about? It’s SHRED guitar. Yeah, shred … where tatted-up metal heads blindly thrash and do nothing more than…

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Marty Schwartz Teaches You Advanced Power Chords

When you first learn to play guitar, you learn the traditional way of playing power chords but there are a number of ways to play power chords including some that give you a whole new palette of sounds that you hear in some of the best songs in hard rock and metal. Check out this…

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4 Must Know Tech Tips for Electric Guitar

There are HUGE benefits to learning how to properly maintain and setup your guitar! (And it’s not just about saving money … which is admittedly quite awesome all by itself). Check out this awesome lesson from the good folks at Next Level Guitar where you will learn how to adjust your intonation, pick up height,…

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FREE video lesson on chord changing techniques and exercises

The topic for today? Chord changing mechanics. Have no fear, because David Taub and the team at Next Level Guitar are about to make chord changing WAY easier for you …. I am so excited to share this lesson with you because it’s often the simple little tweaks that can “turn on the light bulb”…

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Exclusive Blues Guitar Lesson from Marty Schwartz

Here is an exclusive and completely FREE blues guitar lesson from the #1 guitar teacher on YouTube- Marty Schwartz This 34-minute video blues tutorial is so complete from start to finish that it easily could be a stand-alone DVD for sale. This cool-but-easy lesson that has three parts to it: -Learn the 12-bar blues with…

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Use Power Chords and These Four Riffs to Sound Like a Rockstar

Power chords are simple, easy to play, and well, just powerful. In this lesson David Isaacs, instructor at Jamplay dishes out four insane riffs that will have you sounding like a rockstar in just one weekend. Power chords are an essential part of the sound of rock music. From “Iron Man” to “Smells Like Teen…

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