Guitar Lessons

Rock Rhythm Lessons

It's all about the attitude - if you can hit it you won't miss it.


  • Hard Rock Style Rhythms #2

    by Diego Budicin

    Improve your dynamics and timing with this heavy rock progression

    Tags: Hard Rock Rhythms, Alternate Picking, Hammer On, Legato, Timing Control, Iron Maiden, Andy Timmons, Dream Theater, E minor
  • Lemmy's Legacy I - Punk & Roll

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    The Punk and Rock 'n roll side of Lemmy!

    Tags: motorhead, lemmy, punk, punk rock, guitar riff, riffing, soloing, rock solo, licks, rhythm, metal, speed metal, composition, rock, a minor, rock and roll, heavy metal, blues scale, A blues minor
  • 12-8 Rock Patterns

    by Diego Budicin

    A rhythm progression based on 12/8 time signature - improve your picking and timing control.

    Tags: strumming, alternate picking, Palm Muting, Slide, Legatos, Megadeth, Metallica, Mark Tremonti, Dream Theater, A minor, 12/8, A dorian, Groove, Riffing
  • Marc Bolan Style

    by Javier Aviles

    A song in the style of Marc Bolan.

    Tags: marc bolan, get it on, T Rex, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Glam Rock, Rock and roll rhythm, strumming, downpicking, E major, chords, riffs
  • AC/DC Malcolm Young Style

    by Guido Bungenstock

    Typical riffs in the style of the great rhythm player Malcolm Young

    Tags: Malcolm young, acdc, angus young, rock, rock'n'roll, rhythm guitar, riff, ZZ Top, AC/DC, alternate picking, B Mixolydian
  • Airbourne Style

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Rhythm & Solo covering the style of this powerfull Hard Rock band from Australia.

    Tags: Airbourne, AC/DC, Angus Young, Hard Rock, Groove, Rhythm, Riffing, Pentatonic Scale, Rock Licks, Rock Solo, Power Chords, Bending, F# minor
  • Steppenwolf Style

    by Javier Aviles

    A song in the style of Steppenwolf, rock band from the 1960s & 1970s

    Tags: Steppenwolf, hard rock, 60s, E Mixolydian, E blues, Open chords, palm muting, downpicking, rock licks, power chords, Born to Be Wild, Magic Carpet Ride
  • Led Zeppelin Style

    by Javier Aviles

    A song in the style of Led Zeppelin, "Four Sticks".

    Tags: LED ZEPPELIN, four sticks, bending, chords, riff, 5/4, 6/4, A blues, A mixolydian, riffing, rock licks, Jimmy Page, Blues Rock, groove, downpicking, power chords
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Golden Oldies

  • 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
  • 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
  • Los Ramones

    by Adrian Figallo

    We will be playing hard, mean and fast, this is the Johnny Ramone school.

    Tags: E major, johnny ramone, joey ramone, dee dee ramone, power chords, strumming, easy, punk rock, hard, only downstrokes, punky, classic punk, power chords shifting, comping
  • Skate Punk

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Skate Punk lesson based on the style of bands like The Offspring, Strung Out, NOFX and many more.

    Tags: Offspring, Riffing, Melodic Hardcore, Pop Punk, G# minor, Skate Punk, Punk Rock, Rhythm, power chords, octave chords, octave melodies, strumming, palm muting, alternate picking
  • Jimi Hendrix Style Lesson

    by Jerry Arcidiacono

    As innovative as Jimi was, his style is often a mix between rhythm and solo. This approch is one of his trademarks, and if you want to use your scales as a springboard for rhythmic ideas, this is for you!

    Tags: chordal melodies,
  • Pumping Rock

    by Joe Kataldo

    A fast driving rock composition, mainly rhythm guitar, with a small solo in the end. The lesson concentrate on the use of palm muting and open string in a creative way, building a three part mini song.

    Tags: Fast rock, rhythm guitar, palm muting
  • Muted Strings Rhythm Guitar

    by Adrian Figallo

    How to spice up the groove using muted strings!

    Tags: muted strings, strumming, open chords, hard rock, groove, rhythm, easy, riff, riffing, A blues, muted strum, rhythm, timing, energy, comping
  • Steve Vai Rhythm: Whitesnake Era

    by Jonathan Burgos

    Inspired by the album Slip Of The Tongue

    Tags: Slip of the tongue, rhythm, hard rock, Legato, Alternate picking, Bending, Palm muting, B minor, riffing, advanced rhythm, Vai, downpicking
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