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Gator GigBoxJr Unboxing, Setup and Demo [VIDEO]

December 6, 2016

  Gator GigBoxJr Pedal Board and Guitar Stand I didn’t want to drag my big PedalTrain board out to my show with Gary Hoey so I decided to grab a Gator GigBoxJr. The GigBoxJr is a genius idea in my opinion. It has enough room for all the pedals you really need, a spot for […]


DEMO – Fender Roadhouse Deluxe Stratocaster [VIDEO]

November 28, 2016

  Welcome to week 1 of G.A.A (Gear Addicts Anonymous) for gear heads like you and me. I love getting new gear in search of the ultimate tone. I’m not alone. The truth is, most people would rather buy a new piece of gear instead of practicing. It’s ironic because your fingers really produce most […]


Stevie Ray Vaughan – Riviera Paradise Guitar Tutorial [VIDEO]

November 10, 2016

  I remember the first time I heard Riviera Paradise by Stevie Ray Vaughan. So sweet. I knew I had to learn it immediately. The intro alone is an amazing bluesy jazz like lick that incorporated several techniques. Use the neck and middle pickups and very little if any gain for a nice clean tone.  


Top Rated Electric Guitar Chorus Pedals for 2016

November 8, 2016

Electric guitar chorus pedals have been a staple on pedalboards for years. Whether you’re trying to get the Tom Scholz Boston guitar sound or Eric Johnson’s spacey chorus a chorus pedal can be just plain fun. I have bought and sold many chorus pedals and every time I regretted it. So, I bought another pedal. […]


Jimi Hendrix – Little Wing – Guitar Tutorial [VIDEO]

November 2, 2016

  Jimi Hendrix’s music was all rooted in blues. Coupled with his natural finesse he was able to use basic chords to create some of the coolest progressions in history. Little Wing is one beautiful example of Jimi’s work. Like many of Hendrix’s other songs, you could put this chord progression on repeat and play […]


What is the GuitarLava YouTube Channel All About? Who, Why, What?

October 26, 2016

  What is GuitarLava? Why does it exist? And who is behind it? Good questions! GuitarLava was started by me (Craig Kelley) because there is an easier way to learn how to guitar solo. The Internet has tons of info which is great but also a problem. Too much information. GuitarLava is the fast track to guitar […]


Are You Ready To Play Guitar Solos Live? Find Out Now

October 20, 2016

  So, you’ve practiced playing in your bedroom or garage forever and you think you’re ready to impress the ladies and fellow shredders but are you? What if you get on stage and totally F-up your big solo? You’ll look like a noob that just tanked his chances at stardom. Fear not! The truth is, […]

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