Guitar Lessons

Epic Metal Guitar Lessons

Incredible breadth and scope, mythology and neoclassical technique - this section will expand your awareness!


  • Epic Guitar Phrases III

    by Guido Bungenstock

    Phrases using the Phrygian Dominant scale

    Tags: Yngwie Malmsteen, Steve Lukather, repeating licks, A minor, phrygian
  • Chops Builder Etude

    by Kristofer Dahl

    Neoclassic etude covering pinky independence, 6 string arpeggios & string skipping.

    Tags: pedal point, neoclassic, sweep picking, arpeggios, diminished, harmonic minor, Pinky independence, 6 string arpeggios, String skipping, ostinato, C minor
  • Winter Tune VIII

    by Piotr Kaczor

    Winter is coming :)

    Tags: Winter, Hans Zimmer, Sonata Arctica, Symphony X, Christmas, Palm muting, Vibrato, Bends, Phrasing, Whammy bar licks, John Petrucci, Yngwie Malmsteen, Dropped D, D Locrian, D Aeolian, D Melodic Minor, D Blues minor
  • Jam School: Yngwieisms

    by Kristofer Dahl

    Let's borrow some inspiration from the man himself!

    Tags: Yngwie, neoclassical, neo-classical, yngwie malmsteen, Bach, phrygian dominant, harmonic minor, Ab Harmonic minor, Eb Phrygian Dominant
  • Epic Tales - 1 String Legato Etude

    by Shai Agmon

    Epic power/heavy metal 1 string legato etude. Ideal for improving your shredding chops - work on your hammer-on and pull-off skills.

    Tags: legato, shred, etude, neo classical, metal, pull off, hammer on, 1 string, Yngwie Malmsteen, Rhapsody, Iron maiden, Symphony X, Em, pedal note
  • Winter Tune VII

    by Piotr Kaczor

    The seventh part of GMC Winter Story.

    Tags: Nightwish, Hans Zimmer, Winter Tune, Winter, Hans Zimmer, Sonata Arctica, Symphony X, Christmas, D minor, D Phrygian major, A diminished arpeggio, Palm muting, vibrato, riffing, drop D tuning, standard tuning, phrasing, metal solo, alternate picking
  • Kris Hudson

    by Kristofer Dahl

    In this lesson I pay tribute to one of my all-time favorite guitarists - Saul Hudson, aka Slash.

    Tags: Slash, Saul Hudson, Hans Zimmer, bending, melody, C minor, Eb minor, arpeggios, bending
  • Alternate Picking Workout #7

    by Darius Wave

    Workout for your right hand with a cool neoclassical backing track!

    Tags: Alternate Picking, exercise, practice, speed workshop, C# minor, C# harmonic minor, neoclassical rock, pedal note, Yngwie Malmsteen, Vinnie moore
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Golden Oldies

  • 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: neoclassical, alternate picking, pull-off, pull off, solo
  • 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
  • Legato And Picking - Intermediate

    by Muris Varajic

    In this lesson we will work on both legato and picking at ~ medium level.

    Tags: Legato, Picking, Intermediate, Exercise, training, workout, fingers independence, warming up, scale patterns, patterns, scale runs, E minor
  • Canon Rock Lesson - Funtwo /JerryC Style

    by Trond Vold

    A full-song lesson based on JerryC's Canon Rock.

    Tags: Canon Rock, Jerry C
  • W. A. Mozart - Turkish March

    by Emir Hot

    Famous classical piece arranged in neoclassical style.

    Tags: picking, march, classical piece, neoclassical, a la turka, palm muting, staccato, palm muting, alternate picking, A minor, A harmonic minor
  • Neoclassical Three-Level-Lesson, Beginner

    by Marcus Lavendell

    A solo in the harmonic A-minor scale. It contains mostly regular picking, but also some sweeps". The solo is taught in three levels of difficulty.

    Tags: Neoclassical, beginner
  • Mixing Different Note Groupings in Soloing

    by Emir Hot

    In this neo-classical sounding piece you will find mixture of 8th notes, 8th triplets, 16th notes and 16th triplets changing in every bar. Useful for escaping from one rhythm pattern to another.

    Tags: A harmonic minor, E phrygian dominant, pedal notes, alternate picking, economy picking, legato, shredding, shred, yngwie malmsteen, note values, timing control, rhythm patterns
  • Yngwie Malmsteen Style Solo

    by Emir Hot

    This lesson demonstrates Harmonic Minor, Phrigyan Dominant and Diminished scales and arpeggios played in fast Malmsteen style. Useful for fast alternate picking and sweeped arpeggios.

    Tags: A Harmonic Minor, A Phrygian Dominant, B Diminished 7, Arpeggio, Picking, A minor, sweep picking, alternate picking, sweeping, triads, fast picking, speed picking, arpeggios, yjm
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