Guitar Lessons

Hard Rock Guitar Lessons

Turn up the gain and start riffing with classic hard rock lessons.


  • Melodic Hard Rock Phrasing

    by Diego Budicin

    Phrasing over a basic chord progression, using various techniques and scales. Improve your overall timing and scale visualisation!

    Tags: Alternate Picking, Downstrokes, Sixteen notes, Modern Rock Phrasing, C minor
  • 12-8 Rock Patterns

    by Diego Budicin

    A rhythm progression based on 12/8 time signature - improve your picking and timing control.

    Tags: strumming, alternate picking, Palm Muting, Slide, Legatos, Megadeth, Metallica, Mark Tremonti, Dream Theater, A minor, 12/8, A dorian, Groove, Riffing
  • Dann Huff (Giant) Style

    by Guido Bungenstock

    Dann Huff's style and phrasing during his time with the band Giant.

    Tags: Dann Huff, Giant, steve Lukather, Neal Schon, Steve Stevens, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Repeating Licks, Alternate Picking, F# aeolian, F# minor, shred
  • Marc Bolan Style

    by Javier Aviles

    A song in the style of Marc Bolan.

    Tags: marc bolan, get it on, T Rex, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Glam Rock, Rock and roll rhythm, strumming, downpicking, E major, chords, riffs
  • AC/DC Malcolm Young Style

    by Guido Bungenstock

    Typical riffs in the style of the great rhythm player Malcolm Young

    Tags: Malcolm young, acdc, angus young, rock, rock'n'roll, rhythm guitar, riff, ZZ Top, AC/DC, alternate picking, B Mixolydian
  • 80s Made Easy

    by Darius Wave

    Fancy 80s guitar playing!

    Tags: 80's rock, tapping, whammy bar, pinch harmonics, palm muting, E minor, E dorian, glam rock, hair rock, rock rhythm, tapping
  • Jam School: Pentatonic Jam Licks

    by Kristofer Dahl

    Learn six killer licks that will serve as the basis for your jamming!

    Tags: pentatonic, rock licks, jamming, improv, improvisation, bends, bending, A minor, A Pentatonic minor, hair rock, 80's rock licks
  • Airbourne Style

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Rhythm & Solo covering the style of this powerfull Hard Rock band from Australia.

    Tags: Airbourne, AC/DC, Angus Young, Hard Rock, Groove, Rhythm, Riffing, Pentatonic Scale, Rock Licks, Rock Solo, Power Chords, Bending, F# minor
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  • 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
  • Guns N' Roses: November Rain (1st solo)

    by Zsolt Galambos

    Slash shows us how to do a solo in the "less-is-more" style. We will learn one of Slash's most famous solos.

    Tags: Slash, November Rain, GNR, Guns N' Roses, blues, phrasing, bending, vibratos, hammer-ons, pull-offs
  • 80's Hard Rock #1

    by Jonathan Burgos

    A big impact on the modern art of guitar: 80's Hard Rock

    Tags: hard rock, 80's, 90's, Mr Big, GNR, Guns and roses, Aerosmith, Bon Jovi
  • Hard Rock Licks

    by Piotr Kaczor

    In the style of hard rock bands like AC/DC. Contains bending, slides, pretty strong vibrato, tapping.

    Tags: AC/DC, rock, licks, bending, slides, pretty strong vibrato, tapping
  • Vittorio Monti - Csardas (Main Theme)

    by Zsolt Galambos

    Csardas by Vittorio Monti is a very popular piece in Hungary. This is a very fun to play piece, and it is a great exercise for your both hands as well as a great picking exercise.

    Tags: Monti, czardas, csardas, csárdás, shred, classical, staccato, alternate picking,
  • Super Hard Rock

    by Jonathan Burgos

    Let's combine influences of Mr. Big, Motley Crue, Velvet Revolver, Jeff Scott Soto, Danger Danger and Gun's & Roses.

    Tags: hard rock, 80's, riffing, soloing, phrasing, blues scale, Mr. Big, Motley Crue, Velvet Revolver, Jeff Scott Soto, Danger Danger, GNR
  • C Major Rock Solo (Satchy)

    by Jose Lassaga

    In this lesson we have a rock solo. Here you'll find different guitarist influences as Joe Satriani, Paul Gilbert & Steve Vai.

    Tags: rock solo, joe satriani,
  • Hard Rock Ballad Solo

    by Zsolt Galambos

    This is a ballad style solo, focusing on vibrato, melody and bluesy phrasings in the style of Slash and Zakk Wylde.

    Tags: Hard Rock, Rock, Ballad, Vibrato, Phrasing, Blues, Zakk Wylde, Slash
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