Guitar Lessons

In the Style of Rock Lessons

Classic rock through to video games! Here you will find a wide selection of lessons both "in the style of" of and authentic famous songs.


  • Andy Timmons Licks

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Inspired by Andy's approaches to phrasing and improvisation.

    Tags: Andy Timmons, Licks, Rock Licks, Phrasing, Joe Satriani, Thirds, Triads, Major Key, D Major, Major Pentatonic, Vibrato, Bending, Dynamics, Following the chords, Chord tones, Double Stops
  • Lemmy's Legacy I - Punk & Roll

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    The Punk and Rock 'n roll side of Lemmy!

    Tags: motorhead, lemmy, punk, punk rock, guitar riff, riffing, soloing, rock solo, licks, rhythm, metal, speed metal, composition, rock, a minor, rock and roll, heavy metal, blues scale, A blues minor
  • Tyler Bryant Licks

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Modern Blues Rock licks in the style of Tyler Bryant.

    Tags: Tyler Bryant, Modern Blues, Tyler Byant & the shakedown, Rock licks, Blues rock, Blues Rock Licks, Blues licks, Pentatonic minor, Blues Scale, Bending, Phrasing, Slash, Jeff Beck, Pentatonic Licks, Bending, Jimmy Page, The Black Crowes, Aerosmith, Angus Young,
  • Hans Zimmer Style

    by Chris Harrington

    Let's delve into the cinematic world of Hans Zimmer, in the style of the film Inception.

    Tags: hans zimmer, johnny marr, film, cinematic, F dorian, F pentatonic minor, F minor, Soundtrack, Filmscore, Inception, film music
  • Lari Basilio Licks

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Tasty and fresh Lari style phrasing.

    Tags: Lari Basilio, Licks, Improvisation, Thirds, Sixths, Fingerpicking, Double Stops, Slide, Minor Pentatonic, Modern Phrasing, Phrasing, Andy Timmons, Mateus Asato, E minor
  • Post Malone Style

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Covers the style of the American rapper Post Malone.

    Tags: Post Malone, Trap, Rap, Hip-hop, Pop, Grunge, Guitar arrangement, Pop, Double Stop, Thirds, Modern Pop, Chord tones, Arrangement, Composition, G minor
  • 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
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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
  • Steve Lukather Style Lesson

    by Muris Varajic

    In this Steve Lukather style lesson, Muris gives you tone and feel that will last for days! Contains chromatic passes, chords outside of key, modulation, alternate picking, tapping and tapped harmonics, legato, bends, use of whammy bar, wide left hand vibrato.

    Tags: Toto, Luke, Steve Lukather, chromatic passes, chords outside of key, modulation, alternate picking, tapping, tapped harmonics, legato, bends, whammy bar, wide left hand vibrato
  • Mark Knopfler Style Lesson

    by Muris Varajic

    Muris explains some licks that Mark Knopfler has been playing quite often, all covered with his so unique "finger picking style". Lay the pinky and ring fingers just below strings and do some popping with rest of them.

    Tags: finger picking, popping, Mark Knopfler, dire straits, sultans of swing
  • John Frusciante Style Lesson

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    I think that he chooses the best notes at every moment. He has not a incredible technique but he creates beautiful melodies in every solo, and for me, this is the most important thing. I don't care if you play millions of notes in a second or one note, I just want to hear beautiful music.

    Tags: melodies, John Frusciante, RHCP, Red Hot Chilli Peppers
  • Steve Lukather Soloing Style

    by Jonathan Burgos

    Let's analyze this pioneer of modern guitar.

    Tags: Toto, Tambu, Gb minor, F# minor, blue note, Legato, Palm Muting, Alternate Picking, Bending, Vibrato, Tapping, Slide, luke, sustain, modern electric guitar pioneer, 80's Pop, Romantic, Ballad
  • 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, TappingWide Stretches, D minor, D minor pentatonic, D Dorian scales, Chromatic passes, Using of Thumb, Artifical Harmonics
  • Jimi Hendrix Style Lesson

    by Jerry Arcidiacono

    As innovative as Jimi was, his style is often a mix between rhythm and solo. This approch is one of his trademarks, and if you want to use your scales as a springboard for rhythmic ideas, this is for you!

    Tags: chordal melodies,
  • Los Ramones

    by Adrian Figallo

    We will be playing hard, mean and fast, this is the Johnny Ramone school.

    Tags: E major, johnny ramone, joey ramone, dee dee ramone, power chords, strumming, easy, punk rock, hard, only downstrokes, punky, classic punk, power chords shifting, comping
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