Guitar Lessons

Rock Lessons

This section has it all: Breathtaking leads, aggressive riffing and catchy songwriting material. Be sure to choose your subcategory wisely.


  • 6 Standard Rock'n Roll Licks

    by Guido Bungenstock

    6 Great Standard Rock'n Roll Licks to extend your vocabulary

    Tags: A Major, AC/DC, Allman Brothers, Rolling Stones, Chuck Berry, Repeating Licks, Rock'n Roll
  • Modern Fingerpicking Rock Rhythms

    by Diego Budicin

    Several pick-free techniques applied to a modern setting.

    Tags: fingerpicking, slap and pop, rasgueo, Rasgueado, rock, modern rock, manuel gardner fernandes, instagram, Animals as leaders, Foo Fighters, Nirvana, Intervals, Polyphia, A minor
  • Acoustic Strumming #2

    by Darius Wave

    Strumming and chord fretting basics!

    Tags: Strumming, Finger picking, Beginner, Acoustic guitar, Chords, fretting, E minor
  • Bluespower

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Blues rock licks inspired by the guitarist Jared James Nichols.

    Tags: blues licks, E blues, Jared nichols james, bending, double stops, hybrid picking, E pentatonic minor, E mixolydian, sixths, thirds, E Pentatonic minor
  • Acoustic Strumming #1

    by Darius Wave

    Strumming and chord fretting basics - aimed at absolute beginners.

    Tags: Strumming, Finger picking, Beginner, Acoustic guitar, Chords, fretting
  • 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
  • Hard Blues Licks - Laura Cox

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Learn some of the most used phrases in modern blues rock - blues licks on steroids!

    Tags: hard blues, hard blues licks, laura coxx, blues licks, classic rock licks, bluespower, Tyler Bryant, Jared James Nichols, Licks, Hard rock licks, Slash, Angus Young, A blues
  • Slow Phrasing

    by Guido Bungenstock

    Expressive phrasing at a slow tempo is as challenging as it gets!

    Tags: Steve Lukather, Neal Schon, Jeff Beck, Guthrie Govan, Joe Bonamassa, Steve Stevens, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Repeating Licks, D minor, F minor, D Mixolydian b6, C# Lydian, C Dorian, Feeling, Ornaments
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Golden Oldies

  • Rock Solo - Beginner

    by Trond Vold

    An easy solo made for seasoned beginners to early intermediate players.

    Tags: rock, solo, beginner, easy
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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, Kirstofer Dahl, Marcus Lavendell, KMC Metal
  • A Story to Tell

    by Sinisa Cekic

    A little topic on how to tell a story through the instrument.

    Tags: rock, ballad, solo, theory
  • 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 , Muris Varajic, Exercise
  • Rock Ballad Solo

    by Emir Hot

    Rock ballad solo influenced by Europe. Demonstrates how various techniques can be effectively used in a solo that has ballad feel.

    Tags: rock, ballad, Europe, alternate picking, legato, arpeggio, bending, tremolo bar licks, vibrato using tremolo bar, tapping
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