Poison Style

by Ben Higgins

Lesson step:

  • main
  • 1
  • 2
  • Members only3
  • Members only4
  • Members only5
  • Members only6
  • Difficulty: 6
Scrubbing / forward / rewind: arrow right, arrow left keys
Jump to start: Home or `s` , you can also click/tap the lesson part again (the numbers above player)
Go to next part: PageUP or End. ( iOS: swipe right or left over video )
Volume: ArrowUp / ArrowDown keys
Go to any part: Number keys (combinations also possible)
Pause or play: `k` or space key
Fullscreen: `f`, esc to close
  • Lesson
  • My notes
  • Statistics

  • Welcome to my new lesson in the style of Poison!

    "Poison is an American glam metal band that achieved great commercial success in the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s. Poison has sold over 45 million records worldwide. The band's breakthrough debut album, the multi-platinum Look What the Cat Dragged In, was released in 1986 and they hit their peak with the second album, Open Up and Say... Ahh!, which became the band's most successful album, being certified 5x platinum in the US." - Wikipedia

    Poison are one of the big guys to emerge during the 80's glam metal scene, sometimes known as hair metal. Their songs were riff driven and generally focused on much of the same topics that their contemporaries were singing about: good times, women and... err... good times.. and women too.

    Their classic line up features guitarist C.C. DeVille. DeVille has a very traditional hard rock style, no doubt influenced by bands such as Kiss, Aerosmith and many other US & British rock bands of the 70's. His lead guitar playing usually features pentatonic licks with wild bends and whammy bar scoops.

    This lesson will work on:

    -Rhythm guitar
    -Palm muting
    -Use of sus4 chords
    -Alternate picking

    Tuning: E A D G B E - Standard Tuning

    Tempo: 155 bpm

    Key: A

    Nick Crow 8505 Amp Plugin, Guitar Suite Tube Screamer, Poulin LeCab 2.


  • Login to use my notes. No GMC account? Register here.
  • Members practicing this lesson

    REC Takes

      This lesson does not have any REC takes yet.
      Here is how to submit one.

    Lesson views

    • Total views: 0
    • Member views: 0
    • Guest views: 0