Guitar Lessons

Hard Rock Guitar Lessons

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


  • Back to the 90's

    by Guido Bungenstock

    90's style progressive Rock

    Tags: Steve Morse, Dixie Dregs, Toto, Steve Lukather, sus chords, suspeneded, E Minor, A Minor, D Minor
  • 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
  • 8 Basic Tapping licks

    by Guido Bungenstock

    Various tapping licks to introduce you to this technique

    Tags: tap harmonics, tap bending, bend tapping, pick tap, tap tremolo, chromatic tapping, D Minor, D Mixolydian
  • 10 Killer Repeating Rock Licks

    by Guido Bungenstock

    Flashy licks for various circumstances

    Tags: build speed, hand sync, accent shift, shift accents, 5 note patterns, 5 notes, Zakk Wylde, Steve Stevens, Satch tapping, Satriani tapping, open string tapping, Martin Miller, Repeating Licks, two string arpeggio, B maj7 arpeggio, alternate picking arpeggio, G# Minor
  • Shuffle Blues Vibes

    by Diego Budicin

    Improve your control by practicing Blues Shuffle rhythms and dynamics!

    Tags: Shuffle, Blues, Strumming, Rhythms, Swing, Blues Rock, Blues Scale, Queens Of The Stone Age, QOTSA, Josh Homme, Stoner, B minor
  • Extended Chords Rock Harmonies

    by Diego Budicin

    80s style rock rhythm: Dynamics & exercises

    Tags: Rhythms, Rock, Extensions, Harmonies, Polyrhythms, Iron Maiden, Steve Vai, Mr Big, Metallica, D minor
  • Hard Rock Style Rhythms #2

    by Diego Budicin

    Improve your dynamics and timing with this heavy rock progression

    Tags: Hard Rock Rhythms, Alternate Picking, Hammer On, Legato, Timing Control, Iron Maiden, Andy Timmons, Dream Theater, E minor
  • 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
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Golden Oldies

  • 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
  • Open Chords Rock Rhythm

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Gabriel Leopardi presents a rhythm lesson in the style of Poison, Motley Crue, AC/DC, Buckcherry and many other hard/glam rock bands. This lesson is suited for beginner/intermediate players.

    Tags: Poison, Motley Crue, AC/DC, Buckcherry, glam rock, hard rock, 80, power chords, hard rock grooves, arranging, arrangement, rock style, comping, strumming, riff, riffing, A minor, A pentatonic minor
  • 80's Hard Rock #1

    by Jonathan Burgos

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

    Tags: Mr Big, phrases, Legato, Palm Muting, Alternate Picking, Bending, Vibrato, Slide, GNR, Guns and roses, Aerosmith, Bon Jovi
  • 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, A minor, A minor pentatonic, GNR, blues licks, phrasing, bending, vibratos, hammer-ons, pull-offs, bends, standard Eb tuning
  • Pentatonic Patterns in Five Positions

    by Emir Hot

    Five useful patterns in A minor pentatonic. Great exercise for both hands.

    Tags: A minor pentatonic, zakk wylde, pentatonic shred, rock licks, metal licks, training, hands sync, blues rock, ozzy osbourne, alternate picking, pentatonic sequences
  • Building a Modern Rock Solo

    by Emir Hot

    This solo illustrates how to put your licks together and produce a modern solo which has a melody rather than just random thrown licks.

    Tags: A minor, alternate picking, sweep picking, tapping, shred, Vinnie Moore, advanced techniques, lead techniques, palm muting, Pentatonic
  • Paul Gilbert Style Lesson

    by Muris Varajic

    Paul Gilbert's trademarks are furiously aggressive runs played with perfect timing. In this lesson Muris shows you how to replicate it note for note. Hop in!

    Tags: heavy shred, Alternate Picking, String Skipping, Legato, Sweep Picking, Tapping, Wide Stretches, D minor, D minor pentatonic, D Dorian scales, Chromatic passes, Using of Thumb, Artificial Harmonics
  • 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, A minor, tapped, rock techniques, energetic, call & response, pentatonic phrasing
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