Guitar Lessons

Intermediate Lessons

At this level we see evidence of some faster lines. We also note that the lessons incorporate slightly more complex techniques such as hammerons and pulloffs. These lessons will also start to feature more complex theory, and the introduction (althoug not mastery) of harder techniques such as sweeping ans hybrid picking.


  • Sophisticated Punk Riffing

    by Diego Budicin

    Empower your harmony skills using power-chords in this fast sequence of riffs.

    Tags: Green Day, Foo fighters, Queen, Van Halen, Sex Pistols, power chords, punk, fast picking, alternate picking, palm muting, harmony, octaves, A Major
  • Offbeat Open Chords

    by Javier Aviles

    A folk song with 6/8 offbeat rhythm.

    Tags: Offbeat, 6/8, Open strings, open voicings, syncopated, B Major, D Major
  • Add9 Arpeggio Ballad

    by Javier Aviles

    Typical pop ballad with minor Add9 chords. We will play chords, bass and melody simultaneously, using hybrid picking and octaves

    Tags: octaves, hybrid, ballad, arpeggiating, Add9, E minor
  • Melodic One-String Solo

    by Guido Bungenstock

    Melodic one-string solo using horizontal moves and long sustained notes

    Tags: horizontal playing, vibrato, slides, sustain, long notes, melody, muting, Satch, Vai, whammy phrasing, whammy dive, rake, slow bend, G Minor
  • Rhythm and Claw II

    by Chris Shofner

    Piano style chords on the guitar - country style!

    Tags: Danny Gatton, Jim Campilongo, Piano, Double-stop chords, triple-stop chords, sus4, C Major
  • Harmonics & Open String Folk

    by Javier Aviles

    A folk style song using open strings to build chords, scales and harmonic lines

    Tags: hybrid picking, G Major, Open String Scales, Open strings chords
  • Swamp Pop Solo

    by Chris Shofner

    Roy Buchanan meets Jerry Lee Lewis!

    Tags: Roy Buchanan, Jim Campilongo, Jerry Lee Lewis, Fats Domino, snap, popping, volume swell, volume knob, double stops, C Major
  • Percussive Melody

    by Kristofer Dahl

    In our quest for percussive freedom, we will explore melody making: how to stack rhythm, bass & harmony with a melodic movement on top

    Tags: call & response, question & answer, E Major, embellishments, arpeggiated chords
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Golden Oldies

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Nocturnal Vision Lesson

    by KMC Metal

    In this lesson you will not only find a solo filled with techniques to learn - but you will find a complete instrumental guitar song. The way we constructed this song allows you to practice it as if it where a lesson series - starting from beginner level and ending with advanced techniques.

    Tags: Whammy Bar, Tremolo Bar, blues licks, instrumental, C minor, vibrato, alternate picking, melodic, Metal ballad, sweep picking, arpeggios
  • Slow Blues Solo

    by Stephane Lucarelli

    A classic 12 bars blues progression in the key of C, with very slow tempo. We gonna work on phrasing, vibrato, bending, blues feel...

    Tags: C blues, blues phrasing, vibrato, bending, C minor pentatonic, C Major pentatonic, slow licks, feel, feeeling, 12 bars blues, dynamics, breath, call & response
  • Blues Soloing - Beginner/Intermediate

    by Ivan Milenkovic

    The most important thing here is the feel. Practice a little, and then start focusing on the feeling of the blues to get the sound right. If you are true with your feelings the sound will be true as well.

    Tags: blues licks, turnaround, shuffled beat, phrasing, bending, vibrato techniques, blues improvisation, double stops, 12 bars blues, B Major Pentatonic, B Minor Blues, B Minor Pentatonic
  • 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
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