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GMC Forum _ PRACTICE ROOM _ Introduce Yourself & Get 15 Riffs!

Posted by: Kristofer Dahl Oct 27 2011, 09:03 AM

There are many GMC users lurking around the GMC lesson archive, without really benefitting from all the knowledge in the forum.

Since all GMC community members say the same thing: "In the forum is where progress & learning really happens" - we decided to prepare a little something for all incognito GMC:ers out there:





Introduce yourself NOW - and get 15, handpicked, exclusive KILLER riffs sent to you!

(includes 15 fast/slow videos, guitar pro tab, backing track, scale charts and text explanations)






Here is how:

1 Click http://www.guitarmasterclass.net/guitar_forum/index.php?act=post&do=new_post&f=7.
2 Fill in the topic title and write your introduction post
(Inspiration : Something short about yourself. What gear do you have? How long have you been playing? Which styles of music do you like? Your musical goals for the future...)
3 Click "Post New Topic" at the bottom of the page

Then send us an email to: [email protected]

P.S. Are you already active in the forum and want to get access to the riffs as well? No worries - just post a new topic telling us about your 'guitar story': How long have you been practicing with GMC? What has been most helpful to you on GMC?
Then send an email to: [email protected] (active subscription required)

Posted by: Daniel Realpe Oct 28 2011, 02:27 AM

Go ahead now!

Posted by: Adrian Figallo Oct 28 2011, 04:39 AM

i love this idea, the gmc community is a great place to be, good vibes from everyone, and i would love to see it grow even more smile.gif

Posted by: Ivan Milenkovic Oct 28 2011, 09:36 AM

Very good idea, and killer motivational prize - these riffs are awesome smile.gif

Posted by: Gitarrero Oct 28 2011, 02:22 PM

Hi, my name is Christian and I have been around for a couple of years without saying a word in the forum due to my natural shyness...oh wait... laugh.gif

Very cool idea Kris, I'm sure this will give the forum activity even more momentum, so well done!

Posted by: Sinisa Cekic Oct 28 2011, 09:15 PM

Great thread ,go for it guys,you'll be surprised by the quality of offered! wink.gif

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Oct 28 2011, 10:31 PM

Amazing! We will have new friends here! biggrin.gif

Posted by: Todd Simpson Oct 29 2011, 04:37 PM

Great idea smile.gif Can't wait to welcome new players in to community!

Posted by: Fran Nov 2 2011, 12:11 PM

Awesome idea, the more the merrier! cool.gif

Posted by: gonzaloniko Nov 2 2011, 07:22 PM

Hi there, i'm a long time ago user but never use the forum, why not? i don't know smile.gif

Good idea, keep on rocking!!

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Nov 2 2011, 07:55 PM

QUOTE (gonzaloniko @ Nov 2 2011, 03:22 PM) *
Hi there, i'm a long time ago user but never use the forum, why not? i don't know smile.gif

Good idea, keep on rocking!!


Cool man!! Welcome to the community! smile.gif

Posted by: Cosmin Lupu Nov 3 2011, 04:30 PM

The forum is also a valuable tool for learning smile.gif the most interactive one for certain! All the others revolve around it! biggrin.gif

Posted by: IronBirdman Dec 27 2011, 06:39 AM

GMC,

This is easily the best guitar forum on the internet so I decided to actually post something today. I arrived to the homepage to discover GMC is offering riffs for saying hello. Awesome. Here goes...HELLLLLLOOOOOOOOO G-M-C!!!!!!!

Posted by: am3s22i Feb 6 2012, 10:54 AM

Hi GMC Team,

just recently joined the site, email sent~!

Posted by: dollsnskulls Mar 26 2012, 08:44 AM

Hi GMCers I'm back and ready to play, have a nice day! \m/

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Mar 28 2012, 08:21 PM

Hey guys! I have been talking via PM with many users that never used the Forum. You don't only get 15 riffs, you introduce yourself to a place full of great things to improve your playing and make lots of music friends! What are you waiting?? biggrin.gif

Posted by: Nihilist1 Jan 25 2013, 06:36 AM

I might need to re-introduce myself after being away for so long, hahaha.

Hello everyone! It is good to be back.

Posted by: Cosmin Lupu Jan 25 2013, 08:52 AM

Hehehe! Welcome back man biggrin.gif

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Jan 25 2013, 11:25 PM

QUOTE (Nihilist1 @ Jan 25 2013, 02:36 AM) *
I might need to re-introduce myself after being away for so long, hahaha.

Hello everyone! It is good to be back.


Welcome back mate! biggrin.gif

Posted by: Kalkilla Sep 4 2013, 04:10 AM

Hello to all. This is a great site. After months of visiting various sites and not really knowing what to start with, I think I've finally found the answer. Introduction done. Greetings to All

Posted by: Cosmin Lupu Sep 4 2013, 09:24 AM

Greetings to you too mate! smile.gif Welcome, again!

Posted by: Darius Wave Sep 4 2013, 11:08 AM

Great idea Kristofer! smile.gif

Posted by: korblitz Sep 4 2013, 03:36 PM

Hello! How do I get the 15 riffs?

Thanks and Good Luck

Posted by: Bogdan Radovic Sep 4 2013, 05:36 PM

QUOTE (korblitz @ Sep 4 2013, 04:36 PM) *
Hello! How do I get the 15 riffs?

Thanks and Good Luck


Hi - to get the licks please send the email to : [email protected]

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Sep 4 2013, 06:11 PM

QUOTE (Kalkilla @ Sep 4 2013, 12:10 AM) *
Hello to all. This is a great site. After months of visiting various sites and not really knowing what to start with, I think I've finally found the answer. Introduction done. Greetings to All


Great!! Welcome to the forum mate! smile.gif

Posted by: David8008 Nov 5 2013, 02:39 PM

Really great site.

great people,

honest people

great musicians
, instructors and students

everyone should and has to know yuo.


Posted by: Cosmin Lupu Nov 6 2013, 08:22 AM

QUOTE (David8008 @ Nov 5 2013, 01:39 PM) *
Really great site.

great people,

honest people

great musicians
, instructors and students

everyone should and has to know yuo.


Tank you man! But it's all the family here that makes this place worthwhile - that includes you as well wink.gif

Posted by: TheSentenced Dec 23 2014, 11:59 PM

Hello folks,

i was away for long time. My first Name is Andrei. Currently i am playing in a band called
https://www.facebook.com/alientothesystem. I have
a lot of guitars, but my main guitar is an Agile 8 String right now. I would like to get my chops
up to the next level, learn more about composing and do a better job when we are recording
our next album. I hope the subscription to GMC gives me some motivation, which i used to
have and i can finally start to shred a little biggrin.gif

I wish you all some heavy Christmas and big Hello to all the great people around here! smile.gif

Posted by: Bogdan Radovic Dec 24 2014, 01:17 AM

QUOTE (TheSentenced @ Dec 23 2014, 11:59 PM) *
Hello folks,

i was away for long time. My first Name is Andrei. Currently i am playing in a band called
https://www.facebook.com/alientothesystem. I have
a lot of guitars, but my main guitar is an Agile 8 String right now. I would like to get my chops
up to the next level, learn more about composing and do a better job when we are recording
our next album. I hope the subscription to GMC gives me some motivation, which i used to
have and i can finally start to shred a little biggrin.gif

I wish you all some heavy Christmas and big Hello to all the great people around here! smile.gif


Hey Andrei - welcome to GMC! smile.gif
Please check your email for 15 killer licks.

Great to hear you are motivated to work on your guitar playing and composing.
Please feel free to let me know if you need any help with any specifics?

See you around the forum.

Merry Christmas,
Bogdan

Posted by: Cosmin Lupu Dec 24 2014, 12:15 PM

Hey Andrei - are you from Romania, by any chance? smile.gif I would be delighted to help out with anything you might have to ask and I could also provide the support in our common language if that be the case smile.gif What are your favorite techniques and which artists do you like listening to?

Posted by: TheSentenced Dec 24 2014, 10:24 PM

@Bodgdan
Thanks, i am fine at the moment, but maybe i come back at you later. Thanks for your great Bass lessons btw! smile.gif

@Cosmin Lupu
Hey, sorry but i am originally from Russia, but i am living in Germany now. My former bandmate originates from Romania! I am very interested in modern progressive Metal like TesseracT, Animals as Leaders and so on. I watched your Lesson about Tesseract - thats killer man! I will try to learn it. Are there specific lessons for 8 String Guitars on GMC? Currently i am trying to develop my riffing in odd signatures, get some sweep picking going and increase my overall speed. I will definitely appreciate any help in this regard. In the moment i am working on the "In Flames Style" Lesson of Gabriel to get me going biggrin.gif

Great to be here, you guys are an inspiration!

Posted by: Cosmin Lupu Dec 26 2014, 04:12 PM

Hey buddy!

Glad to know you like these bands - I am HUGE Tesseract fan and I am wearing a Tesseract T-shirt just as I am writing this tongue.gif

I don't think there are any 8 strings lessons here on GMC, but there are certainly 7 string lessons and baritone/low tuning lessons which you can surely benefit from - check these out to begin with:

http://www.guitarmasterclass.net/solo-guitar/seven-strings-pentatonic/
http://www.guitarmasterclass.net/solo-guitar/seven-strings-modes-3-notes/
http://www.guitarmasterclass.net/solo-guitar/seven-strings-a-minor-scale-CAGED/
http://www.guitarmasterclass.net/ls/seven-strings-sweep-arpeggios/
http://www.guitarmasterclass.net/ls/petrucci-style-seven-strings-rhythms/

Odd signature based lessons:

http://www.guitarmasterclass.net/rhythm-guitar/odd-time-signature-metal/
http://www.guitarmasterclass.net/rhythm-guitar/odd-time-signature-metal-2/
http://www.guitarmasterclass.net/ls/Djent-Time-Signatures/
http://www.guitarmasterclass.net/ls/odd-riffing/
http://www.guitarmasterclass.net/rhythm-guitar/odd-grooves/

... and if you would like to take things a bit further and working together, around a personalized plan sounds like a good idea to you, please check out this thread: http://www.guitarmasterclass.net/guitar_forum/index.php?showtopic=50025&st=0&start=0 smile.gif Looking forward to receiving the answers to these questions which will most likely help me, help you smile.gif

Posted by: Nick6373 Jan 5 2015, 11:51 PM

Hey guys, I'm pretty new to GMC. It's a great site and it's helped me improve already!

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Jan 6 2015, 01:47 AM

QUOTE (Nick6373 @ Jan 5 2015, 07:51 PM) *
Hey guys, I'm pretty new to GMC. It's a great site and it's helped me improve already!



Hi Nick! Welcome to the site! I'm sending a PM, check it out! wink.gif

Posted by: Cosmin Lupu Jan 6 2015, 11:31 AM

QUOTE (Nick6373 @ Jan 5 2015, 10:51 PM) *
Hey guys, I'm pretty new to GMC. It's a great site and it's helped me improve already!


Welcome Nick!

What sort of styles and techniques and artists do you prefer? smile.gif The more you will tell us, the more we will be able to help you out!

Posted by: clashchords Apr 23 2015, 07:32 PM

I just started my subscription after many years of watching your sample/ free videos.

I am 42 and have been playing since I was about 16. I seem to get very involved in guitar playing for 3-5 years then stop due to one thing or another. I came back to it about 4 years ago after a hiatus of a few yars and have began to play at a level I have never since reached. I think this is due in part to the internet and all the options/styles so easily at one' disposal. I've jumped around from genres all my life and am currently in love with technical death metal, prog metal, neo-classical, Bach, and soul jazz (Melvin Sparks, George Benson, and of course GRANT GREEN). So, I would like to see more lessons concerning this style and less concentrating on the shitty bands from the 80s and 90s. The metal that is being made now is far superior to the metal I listened to when I was a teenager.

Please give us more lessons on the styles of Necrophagist, Nile, Animals as Leaders, Scale the Summit, Obscura, Robert Fripp, Adrian Belew, 2-handed tapping for rhythms, Gojira, and Cynic. Less blues lessons! Nearly all the lesson sites online have a gazillion lessons on the blues already. The death metal lessons you do have already are awesome along with the lessons concentrating on styles that are adjacent to particular parts of the world, for instance, Brazilian Fusion.

I have seen a lot of great videos on sweep picking, but not so much on Sweep Picking Mechanics. For example, what technique will give me the fastest and cleanest results? I dislike the lessons where the instructor just plays the lesson without explaining any of the theory or mechanics of the riff/lick, etc.

I also love that on this site I can upload what I am working on and see what others are working on. I wish you would present this aspect on the front page of the website and maybe once a week feature either a recording or video by a student. I think it would also be ideal for the site for more of the instructors to be more brash with their personalities to help reveal to the world how awesome this site is. I have found no where else on-line that promotes such extreme styles of music.

(The site as a whole probably needs a design overhaul, but that's just my opinion.)

Oh yeah, love the Hone Your Tone segment in the forums. Being an older guy than the rest of you, one of my challenges recently is learning to use my laptop as a "recording studio." I'm constantly blown away by great sounding recordings made by guitarists from their laptop.

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Apr 24 2015, 08:27 PM

Hi mate! Welcome to GMC!! Thanks for all your suggestions, request and comments regarding the site and our work here. We are permanently working to make things better so these kind of feedback it totally welcome!

I hope that you enjoy the site. Let me know if you need any help with your practice or setting up your recording home studio!


Posted by: Kristofer Dahl Apr 24 2015, 09:47 PM

Thanks a lot of the detailed feedback clashchords!

Right now we are a little bit lost in a site overhaul which has been going on for two years. The goal is to relaunch everything on a new technical platform which will allow us to add new functionalities (and improve the current ones). Unfortunately it has been delayed in ways I had not foreseen and development of the live site has been suffering because of this delay.

Having said this - there are still things we can change without waiting for the new platform. For example community activities and lesson direction, so once again feedback is very appreciated.

QUOTE (clashchords @ Apr 23 2015, 08:32 PM) *
I think it would also be ideal for the site for more of the instructors to be more brash with their personalities to help reveal to the world how awesome this site is. I have found no where else on-line that promotes such extreme styles of music.


I don't udnerstand this - it sounds interesting though, what do you want us to do with our personalities? cool.gif

QUOTE (clashchords @ Apr 23 2015, 08:32 PM) *
I also love that on this site I can upload what I am working on and see what others are working on. I wish you would present this aspect on the front page of the website and maybe once a week feature either a recording or video by a student.


I think this is a very good suggestion, we should be much better at lifting forward our amazing students. Watch this space.

Posted by: Kilimanjaro Sep 7 2015, 01:30 PM

Hi GMC people. I'm Mark and I just joined here a week or so ago. I'm 47 and first started playing guitar while I was at school. I played a lot back then, but always tried to play stuff that was far too hard for me and didn't really get anywhere. I gave up for years and years when life got in the way, but have just come back to playing and it's GREAT to have everything graded, so I know exactly which lessons to choose. I've had to drop right back to level 2, but feel like I'm improving really fast already, so thanks to all of you fantastic instructors!

My equipment is all pretty awful at the moment, so I'm not sure if I'll be uploading any recordings yet, but I love that aspect of it too and am looking forward too getting some feedback.

Thanks again and I look forward to interacting with some great people/guitarists here.

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Sep 7 2015, 03:58 PM

Hello Mark! Welcome to GMC!!

Please count with me if you need feedback about your progress and also if you need lessons suggestions and help with your guitar routines.

Enjoy the site and the 15 riffs! smile.gif

Posted by: slickster Sep 28 2015, 04:40 PM

I don't need to go through all that to introduce myself.
Pls allow me to introduce myself, I been playing guitar for 4 years on and off, I started playing guitar in the eighties for 2 years then had to stop.

Picked it back up again 4 years ago..
I love metal, blues and anything I can play that sounds good..

I have an American PRS CUSTOM 24, but I tend to play my fender strat with an eleven rack .

That's all to it. Looking forward to meeting you all  SONG0052.WAV ( 21.66MB ) : 210

Posted by: Caelumamittendum Sep 28 2015, 05:12 PM

QUOTE (slickster @ Sep 28 2015, 05:40 PM) *
I don't need to go through all that to introduce myself.
Pls allow me to introduce myself, I been playing guitar for 4 years on and off, I started playing guitar in the eighties for 2 years then had to stop.

Picked it back up again 4 years ago..
I love metal, blues and anything I can play that sounds good..

I have an American PRS CUSTOM 24, but I tend to play my fender strat with an eleven rack .

That's all to it. Looking forward to meeting you all  SONG0052.WAV ( 21.66MB ) : 210


Welcome, Slickster. Briefly met you in the chat last night. Good to see you on the forum as well smile.gif

Posted by: Todd Simpson Sep 28 2015, 08:09 PM

Welcome to GMC! Hope to see you in Chat!! Hop in to the lessons and collabs!

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Apr 24 2017, 02:39 AM

Hey new GMCers! This is still happening. smile.gif

You not only get the 15 Riffs. You also get the chance to join our collabs, bootcamps, workouts, and mentoring programs (there are open spots to join mine, Gab's Army).


Posted by: hiepmetalogy Apr 24 2017, 03:33 PM

QUOTE (Gabriel Leopardi @ Apr 24 2017, 01:39 AM) *
Hey new GMCers! This is still happening. smile.gif

You not only get the 15 Riffs. You also get the chance to join our collabs, bootcamps, workouts, and mentoring programs (there are open spots to join mine, Gab's Army).


I have joinded Gabriel. Thank you so much for your recommendation

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Apr 24 2017, 03:57 PM

QUOTE (hiepmetalogy @ Apr 24 2017, 11:33 AM) *
I have joinded Gabriel. Thank you so much for your recommendation



Welcome to the forum! I've just started your mentoring thread! smile.gif

LINK: https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/guitar_forum/index.php?showtopic=58100&pid=746964&st=0&#entry746964

Posted by: n0x Sep 11 2017, 06:03 AM

Hey all,

Just came back after a 10 year hiatus smile.gif

Nice to see that this community is stronger than ever! biggrin.gif

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Sep 12 2017, 01:34 PM

QUOTE (n0x @ Sep 11 2017, 02:03 AM) *
Hey all,

Just came back after a 10 year hiatus smile.gif

Nice to see that this community is stronger than ever! biggrin.gif



Hey n0x!! Welcome back to GMC! You'll receive a PM from me in a moment. Check it out!

Posted by: onetabmat Aug 1 2018, 08:23 PM

Hi guys, I'm new here and have been learning a few lessons a day.
its really good to spend time practising small licks and lessons than my usual 30 mins of doodling.

I've been playing guitar for about 20 years and I am always looking to improve my playing.

my favourite mode at the moment is lydian.

I have my grade 8 in guitar.

feel free to ask questions

gear- ibanez-pod hd500-laney biggrin.gif

Posted by: Phil66 Aug 1 2018, 08:37 PM

Welcome to GMC onetabmat, enjoy it wink.gif

Posted by: onetabmat Aug 1 2018, 09:02 PM

QUOTE (Phil66 @ Aug 1 2018, 07:37 PM) *
Welcome to GMC onetabmat, enjoy it wink.gif


Cheers phil66

How's do you change your profile and bio on this site?

Posted by: Todd Simpson Aug 1 2018, 10:22 PM

CLICK on MY CONTROlS up top under the BOOKMARKS buttone below the big yellow SEARCH button smile.gif
Todd

QUOTE (onetabmat @ Aug 1 2018, 04:02 PM) *
Cheers phil66

How's do you change your profile and bio on this site?

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