Guitar Lessons

Rock Lessons

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


  • Two Finger Ballad Melody

    by Javier Aviles

    Play a simple song with only two right hand fingers: thumb- and ring finger

    Tags: simple bassline, simple harmony, thumb, ring finger, thirds, ballad, E Major
  • Right Hand II

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Whilst remaining within Alternate Picking, let's focus on hand sync.

    Tags: alternate picking, picking patterns, shred, chromatic exercises, hand sync, training, guitar practice, practice session, guitar routine
  • Right Hand I

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Let's get into the right hand technique - Alternate Picking basics.

    Tags: alternate picking, picking triplets, right hand tips, picking, practice session, guitar routine, training, workout, down-picking, downstrokes, upstrokes
  • Left Hand Focus I

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Includes left hand tips, legato basics, single string legato and a 5-minute workout.

    Tags: legato basics, single string legato, trills, left hand tips, left hand technique, guitar routine, training session, hammer-ons, hammer on, pull-offs, pull off, hammer ons from nowhere, A minor
  • 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
  • Practice tips, warm-up & stretching

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Everything you need to know, and do, before starting a guitar practice session.

    Tags: massages, warming up, pre warm up, pre workout, legato, stamina, left hand, exercises, hammer on, pull off, guitar routine, workout
  • Static Harmony Rock Solo

    by Dallton Santos

    Let's get adventurous over a Bm7 groove - using modes, pentatonic substitutions and various arpeggio ideas.

    Tags: Dorian, pentatonic substitutions, add9, add6, Greg Howe, Van Halen, Steve Vai, Bm dorian
  • 5 Accent Shifting Licks

    by Guido Bungenstock

    Move the accent in faster lines to spice up your solos!

    Tags: accentuation, fast run, syncopation, ascending run, descending run, triplets, quintuplets, sextuplets, uneven picking, F# Minor
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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
  • 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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