All posts in "Free Guitar Lessons"

The Secret To Using The Entire Neck For Guitar Solos (VIDEO)

April 6, 2017

Support the channel by buying a cool t-shirt – Learning guitar scales is one thing. Being able to connect them on the neck while you solo is another. In this video I’ll teach you how to connect 4 different positions on the guitar using the B minor pentatonic scale. Once you learn the patterns […]


Setup for Solo Gig – Backing Tracks and Rig [VIDEO]

March 26, 2017

Support the channel by buying a cool t-shirt – This past week I was the background music at a reception. I was the only performer. A lot of times the client will be looking for a solo classical guitar or something similar. They definitely want to keep it simple. I have been playing a […]


Add Speed To Your Guitar Solos With This Lick [VIDEO]

March 15, 2017

Support the channel by buying a cool t-shirt – If you say you don’t want to shred then you’re lying. Every guitarist wants to play fast. Some play fast but not so tastefully while others give up before they get any speed. This lick solves both problems. It’s tasteful and it will add some […]


5 Habits Of Awesome Guitarists – Vai, Johnson, Ford [VIDEO]

March 11, 2017

Support GuitarLava and get a cool Tee – CLICK HERE In this short video I share the top 5 habits of successful guitarists. Steve Vai has said he practices so much because “he doesn’t want people to find out he’s a fake”. What?! Everyone knows how much of a virtuoso Steve is and yet he […]


How To Play Carry On My Wayward Son By Kansas – Kerry Livgren [VIDEO]

March 2, 2017

Carry On My Wayward Son by Kansas is full of cool guitar riffs. In this video I’ll show you how to play all of the rhythm parts. Most of the rhythm is actually pentatonic riffs that are really fun to play. If you’re interested in the 2 solos that Kerry Livgren (prior to Steve Morse […]


George Lynch Secret Scale And Screamin’ Tapping Lick

February 24, 2017

George Lynch has always been one of my favorite guitarists. His tone and technique is amazing and he can really make the guitar scream. This video gives you a George Lynch style tapping lick that will get you on the road to shredding like him. I also introduce the blues scale that he will use […]


Coolest Robben Ford Blues Lick Ever* [VIDEO]

February 7, 2017

Robben Ford is one of the most tasteful guitar players on the planet. Every performance is solid and his tone is amazing. If he happens be using his Dumble Overdrive Special (Serial number 002) it’s a special moment. Those amps fetch at least $50,000 used. That is, if you are lucky enough to find one […]


How To Play You Think You’re Tough by RATT – Complete Guitar Lesson [VIDEO]

January 16, 2017

After going down memory lane with the Round and Round complete guitar lesson, I couldn’t help but add You Think You’re Tough next. Warren Demartini tore up the solo on Round and Round and today Robbin Crosby tears it up on You Think You’re Tough. One of the things I loved about Ratt was their […]


How To Play Round and Round by RATT – Complete Guitar Lesson [VIDEO]

January 13, 2017

Even before I started playing guitar I loved jamming to Ratt. Warren Demartini and Robbin Crosby tore it up on the fretboard and had some really cool screamin’ harmonies. In this video I walk you through each part of the song. Both rhythm parts and both harmonies. I used my Vintage V6HMRSB along with Scuffham […]

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