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  • Add Melodies to Chords

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Add melodies to chords and take your guitar arrangements to the next level!

    Tags: arrangement, chord melodies, arpeggiated chords, chords, rhythm, fingerpicking, C Major, songwriting, arranging, tutorial, how to
  • Alternate Picking Riffs 2

    by Diego Budicin

    Alternate picking patterns to improve dynamics and overall control. Good rhythm tone starts in your hands!

    Tags: dynamics, alternate picking, downstrokes, upstrokes, staccato, accents, metal, Mark Tremonti, Trivium, Zakk Wylde, Dream Theater, Eddie Van Halen, G minor
  • 6 Cool Minor Blues Licks

    by Guido Bungenstock

    6 Great Blues Licks that will improve your blues vocabulary

    Tags: loose timing, dynamic accents, pocket, inner voice, feel, feelings, emotional licks, clapton, santana, timing, personal phrasing, A minor
  • Kiko Loureiro Licks

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Get into the soul Megadeth's lead guitarist!

    Tags: Lydian, phrasing, Megadeth, Angra, Alternate Picking, Legato, Hybrid Picking, Bending, Vibrato, C lydian, modern progressive, plini, groovy phrases, palm muting, arpeggios, Brazilian guitarist, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Shredding
  • Acoustic Slow Blues in E

    by Javier Aviles

    Traditional 8 bars slow blues style using a simple bassline.

    Tags: John Lee Hooker, bassline, classic blues, eight bar, 8 bar
  • Bluesy Country Solo II: If John Mayer Were A Chicken Picker

    by Chris Shofner

    What if John Mayer were a chicken picker..? ;)

    Tags: double stops, pre bends, John Mayer, James Burton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, SRV, Jimi Hendrix, E Major
  • Symphonic Metal Atmospheres

    by Diego Budicin

    Rhythm, dynamics, expression and phrasing in a Symphonic Metal setting.

    Tags: Dream Theater, Nightwish, Avenged Sevenfold, Symphony X, tapping, alternate picking, bending, legato, hammer ons, pull offs, A minor
  • Fusion Ballad

    by Dallton Santos

    Fusion ballad guitar solo from the song Deep by Dallton Santos

    Tags: Greg Howe, Van Halen, Guthrie Govan, Plini, sweep tapping, bend tapping, rock fusion backing track, deep, outside, vibrato, tapping, E Major, G Major
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Golden Oldies

  • Extreme Neo-Classic

    by Muris Varajic

    Lots of speed picking and sweeping

    Tags: alternate picking, shred, speed picking, Yngwie Malmsteen, Vinnie Moore, A harmonic minor, D harmonic minor, B dominant phrygian, legato, shredding, insane, level god, paganini influence, string skipping, pedal note, sweeping
  • Neoclassical Etude #1

    by Marcus Lavendell

    A Neoclassical solo in the key of A-minor. At first glance this might seem like an semi-advanced solo - but it's not. It's actually easier than it looks!

    Tags: A minor, alternate picking, pull off, yngwie malmsteen, stratovarius, symphonic, speed picking, classical influence, rhapsody, symphony X, sweep picking
  • Rock Solo - Beginner

    by Trond Vold

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

    Tags: E minor, bending, vibrato, melodic soloing, rock solo, picking, slides, pre bends, octave runs, lead guitar techniques
  • 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, hammer-ons, pull-offs, tapping, sweeping, open strings, D major, rock ballad, slow tempo, melodic, D Major Pentatonic, D Minor
  • Modal Madness pt 4 - 5 String Patterns

    by Zsolt Galambos

    This lesson contains 5 string patterns in Dmin. The picking style shown in this lesson is one of the harder picking excercises.

    Tags: scale runs, patterns, Paul Gilbert, shred, exercise, picking, staccato, D minor, standard D tuning, Buckethead, fast picking
  • 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, hammer on, pedal tone, pedal note, vinnie moore, yngwie malmsteen, neoclassical rock
  • 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 whammy bar, tremolo picking, natural, tapped, harmonics, EVH, D minor, D mixolydian
  • Neoclassical Solo For Beginners

    by Emir Hot

    If you don't have experience with fast shredding but like the neoclassical style, this lesson is for you!

    Tags: vibrato, bending, Yngwie Malmsteen, B minor, G diminished, F# phrygian dominant, Vinnie Moore, melodic, alternate picking, bends
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