Guitar Lessons

Rock Fusion Lessons

A bit of everything techniques wise - the smarter face of rock.


  • Outside Pentatonics

    by Dallton Santos

    Use the pentatonic scale for outside playing to create tension!

    Tags: outside, inside, half step, cyclic lick, Greg Howe, Guthrie Govan, displace, tapping, octave lick, B minor
  • Stretching Licks

    by Dallton Santos

    Challenge yourself with 7 wild stretching licks!

    Tags: hybrid picking, 2 string arpeggios, extreme stretching, stretching legato, economy picking, E dorian
  • Fingerpicking Fusion Lead

    by Dallton Santos

    Enhance your dynamics & expression by adding fingerpicking to your leads!

    Tags: fingerpicking, modulation, jazz rock fusion, guitar licks, Ritchie Kotzen, Andre Nieri, E Major, G Major
  • Modern Fusion Guitar Licks IV

    by Guido Bungenstock

    9 cool Fusion licks with outside/inside & chromatics

    Tags: passing notes, tension, inside playing, outside playing, chromatics, B minor, B dorian
  • Fusion Ballad

    by Dallton Santos

    Fusion ballad guitar solo from the song Deep by Dallton Santos

    Tags: Greg Howe, Van Halen, Guthrie Govan, Plini, sweep tapping, bend tapping, rock fusion backing track, deep, outside, vibrato, tapping, E Major, G Major
  • Freak Licks

    by Dallton Santos

    Crazy Rock Fusion licks using Messiaen mode 3 scale!

    Tags: messiaen, outside, guitar licks, tapping, ia Eklundh, Eklundh, freak kitchen, freak guitar, shred, Allan Holdsworth, GuthrieGovan, Buckethead, Mattias IA Eklundh, B messiaen mode 3
  • Articulate it!

    by Kristofer Dahl

    With raking, sliding, and staccato - we will make standard scalar phrases come to life!

    Tags: ornaments, glissando, slides, sliding, raking, rakes, staccato, damped notes, alternate picking, E Harmonic minor
  • Arpeggio Etude

    by Kristofer Dahl

    My go-to techniques for creative arpeggio phrasing

    Tags: chord notes, Marty Friedman, Paul Gilbert, arpeggiating, C minor, hybrid picking, close-up camera, video angle
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Golden Oldies

  • 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
  • Melodic Hard Rock Soloing in A Minor

    by Jonathan Burgos

    Let's explore a style that set a new trend in guitar soloing.

    Tags: A minor, 80's, Gary Moore, Phill Collins, Legato, Palm muting, Alternate picking, Bending, Vibrato, Steve Lukather, Luke, articulation, tasty
  • Alternate Workout

    by Muris Varajic

    Unusual picking patterns.

    Tags: odd patterns, unusual picking, G# minor, speed picking, training, practice, workout, triplets, effective technique, shred, picking technique
  • Pachelbel's Canon in D - Fusion Shred

    by Muris Varajic

    Here we have shuffle/swing feel. Technique wise it contains tapping, alternate picking, hybrid picking, skipping, 2 hand tapping etc.

    Tags: D Major, D mixolydian b6, tapping, picking, skipping, shuffle, two hands, tapped, shred, legato, hammer on, pull off, bend, bending
  • Oriental Shred Lesson

    by Muris Varajic

    Inspired by grooves and melodies of countries like Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, Bulgaria, Saudi Arabia, Albania, Greece and Bosnia of course. Muris shows you unusual phrasing and scales.

    Tags: Oriental Groove, Oriental Ornaments, G Harmonic Minor, D Phrygian Dominant, G Harmonic Major, Alternate Picking, String Skipping, Sliding, Legato, Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, Bulgaria, Saudi Arabia, Albania, Greece, Bosnia, exotic playing, exotic scales
  • Sweeping with Tapping

    by Muris Varajic

    I chose one shape for major and one for minor arpeggios. The chords are typical 7, m6 and maj7, with few added notes with tapping hand. There's a sliding with tap finger as well...

    Tags: sweep tapping, two hands, sweep picking, triads, arpeggio triads, tapped, shred, michael romeo, sliding, slide, Major and minor triad arpeggios
  • Minor vs Major Scales - Beginner

    by Muris Varajic

    Learn transition between Am and A major scale, fingerings and positions, all at beginners level.

    Tags: A minor, A major, alternate picking, melody, scales applied, combining scales, learning the fret-board, Am scale, A major scale, scale positions
  • Minor vs Major Scales - Intermediate

    by Muris Varajic

    We will be switching between F# minor and F# major scale, using different techniques and phrasings at intermediate level.

    Tags: F# minor, F# major, F# minor, F# major, alternate picking, legato, vibrato, bending, pentatonic scales, arpeggios, combining scales, improvisation, soloing
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