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  • Difficulty8

    Warren DeMartini Style

    by Ben Higgins

    Lesson covering the style of Warren DeMartini.

    Tags: pinch harmonics, legato, alternate picking,...
  • Difficulty4

    Soloing Over A Rock Ballad

    by Diego Budicin

    A rock ballad track with a couple of harmonically "tricky" parts you can work on in order to develop your phrasing!

    Tags: Phrasing, String Skipping, Bending,...
  • Difficulty5

    Greg Howe Tapping

    by Ben Higgins

    Learn how to use 3 note per string tapping like Greg Howe with this simple group of licks.

    Tags: greg howe, tapping, shrapnel, 3 note per...
  • Difficulty5

    Ballad soloing - dynamics and phrasing

    by Darius Wave

    Influenced by Andy Timmons and Jeff Beck. Learn how to play with wide dynamics range and keep control over phrasing. Let's get through some licks that will teach You how to squeeze a full palette of tones from Your strat guitar (or superstrat with Single Coil in neck position). All supported by popular, ballad chord progression that will leave enough time and space to make You fully focused on what You play. Focus on details.

    Tags: Phrasing, Ballad, Solo, Andy Timmons,...
  • Difficulty7

    String Skipping Arpeggios in 3/4

    by Guido Bungenstock

    String Skipping Arpeggios inspired by Eric Johnson, & Carl Verheyen. Techniques and scales used in this lesson: Alternate Picking, Vibrato. slides, Bendings, Classical Rock Licks, String Skipping, Ballad, Waltz

    Tags: Eric Johnson, Carl Verheyen, Joe Satriani,...
  • Difficulty5

    Power Rock Slide

    by Javier Aviles

    Power rock song featuring slide playing of melodies and rhythm.

    Tags: bottleneck, slide, rhythm, slide melody
  • Difficulty4

    Power Pop Guitar

    by Javier Aviles

    Power pop style of guitar using melodic riffs and octave licks.

    Tags: power pop, rhythm guitar, melodic rock...
  • Difficulty7

    Vai-olation II

    by Ben Higgins

    Learn some Vai style picking & legato runs to expand your lick ideas.

    Tags: steve vai, balls of gold, passion and...
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  • Difficulty4

    Beginner Solo in D

    by Muris Varajic

    This solo combines many techniques: bending, pre-bending, picking, hammer-ons and pull-offs, tapping, sweeping, use of open strings etc. It's sort of a Rock Ballad feel, tempo is 70bpm.

    Tags: rock ballad, bending, pre-bending, picking,...
  • Difficulty3

    Rock Solo - Beginner

    by Trond Vold

    An easy solo made for seasoned beginners to early intermediate players.

    Tags: rock, solo, beginner, easy
  • Difficulty3

    Little Finger Work-out

    by Dejan Farkas

    An exercise I developed recently for the left hand, a drill for the little finger, pinky (hammer-on till the dawn). It can be practiced on all levels (beginner, intermediate and advanced) depending on the speed.

    Tags: finger independence, pinky, coordination
  • Difficulty5

    Eddie Van Halen Style

    by Muris Varajic

    EVH trademarks - from his tapping licks, legato, use of whammy bar, and his unique tremolo picking.I also added a few natural and tapped harmonics, just to get the whole picture. :)

    Tags: open chords, tapping licks, legato, use of...
  • Difficulty4

    Nocturnal Vision Lesson

    by KMC Metal

    In this lesson you will not only find a solo filled with techniques to learn - but you will find a complete instrumental guitar song. The way we constructed this song allows you to practice it as if it where a lesson series - starting from beginner level and ending with advanced techniques.

    Tags: Whammy Bar, Tremolo Bar, blues licks,...
  • Difficulty5

    A Story to Tell

    by Sinisa Cekic

    A little topic on how to tell a story through the instrument.

    Tags: rock, ballad, solo, theory
  • Difficulty5

    Legato And Picking - Intermediate

    by Muris Varajic

    In this lesson we will work on both legato and picking at ~ medium level.

    Tags: Legato, Picking, Intermediate , Muris...
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    Rock Ballad Solo

    by Emir Hot

    Rock ballad solo influenced by Europe. Demonstrates how various techniques can be effectively used in a solo that has ballad feel.

    Tags: rock, ballad, Europe, alternate picking,...
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