Guitar Lessons

Rock Lessons

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


  • Root on the fifth string

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Unlock the pentatonic scale all over the fretboard.

    Tags: minor pentatonic scale, notes on the fretboard, pentatonic sequences, melodic sequences, improvisation, fretboard knowledge, blues scale, D minor pentatonic, D blues scale
  • The Blues Scale

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Turn the pentatonic scale into a blues monster!

    Tags: blue note, blues licks, vibrato, pre bend, one fret bend, playing the blues, 12 bars blues progression, improvisation, bending, phrasing, b5, ornaments
  • Changing Keys

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Learn how to transpose the pentatonic scale to other keys. We'll explore the notes on the sixth string, extended pentatonics & slides.

    Tags: notes on the fretboard, transposing the minor pentatonic, playing in other keys, improvisation, licks, G minor pentatonic, B minor pentatonic. slides, moving diagonally, extended pentatonic
  • The Minor Pentatonic Scale

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Explore your first pentatonic scale with hammer-ons, pull-offs, bending and release.

    Tags: minor pentatonic scale, a minor pentatonic, bending, legato, hammer on, pull offs, licks, rock licks, release bend, lead guitar essentials, pentatonic licks
  • Emotive Rock Soloing

    by Diego Budicin

    With heavy focus on vibrato and bending, we'll work on our instrumental control, timing & technique.

    Tags: Bending, Vibrato, Alternate picking, Legato, Slide, Pop Rock, Joe Satriani, John Petrucci, Marco Sfogli, Steve Vai, Prince, A Major
  • E Open String Chords

    by Javier Aviles

    Let's play chords using only two fingers. Thanks to the open strings, they will sound more complex than they are.

    Tags: open string, extended chords, simple fingering, easy fingering, E Major
  • 6 Intro Rock Licks

    by Guido Bungenstock

    Start your solos with cool intro licks!

    Tags: story telling, build-up, climax, speed tension, B Minor, E Dorian
  • Eddie Van Halen Delay Trick

    by Dallton Santos

    Short composition based on EVH's delay trick

    Tags: EVH, delay, EVH tricks, 16th notes, modulation, C minor, A minor, Am harmonic minor
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Golden Oldies

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • A Story to Tell

    by Sinisa Cekic

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

    Tags: C Major, soloing, melodic, instrumental rock, ballad, solo, theory, vibrato, bending, articulation, sustain, melody, feeling, scale runs
  • 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: Europe, alternate picking, legato, arpeggio, bending, tremolo bar licks, vibrato using tremolo bar, tapping, whammy bar, E Phrygian Dominant, A Harmonic Minor, feeling
  • 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
  • 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, chromatic passes, chords outside of key, modulation, alternate picking, tapping, tapped harmonics, legato, bends, whammy bar, wide left hand vibrato, G Minor, Eb Major, G minor pentatonic
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