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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 […]

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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 […]

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How To Play Sweet Child O’ Mine Intro By Guns N’ Roses With TAB

June 9, 2016

Guns N’ Roses took the hard rock scene by storm with their debut album Appetite for Destruction. Sweet Child O’ Mine became an instant classic featuring Slash’s melodic chops. This intro is a perfect guitar solo for beginners. Tips and Notes: 1. All notes get equal value. Each note is an eighth note. Play 2 […]

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Harmonic Minor Lick Yngwie Malmsteen Style (with TAB)

April 26, 2016

The harmonic minor scale was rarely ever heard in rock before Yngwie Malmsteen hit the hard rock guitar scene. His mastery of the scale and addition of using diminished licks create a neo-classical movement. The harmonic minor scale is a cool variation of the tradition minor scale. The only difference is that the harmonic minor has a raised […]

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Jeff Beck Slide Lick (as heard on Blow by Blow)

April 15, 2016

Jeff Beck has influenced tons of famous and not so famous guitarists. If you study Beck’s techniques and licks you’ll begin hearing his influence all over the guitar community. One technique that I thought was really cool was how he slides on the same string in different directions. You can hear this technique on his […]

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Arpeggio Slider Guitar Lick

April 7, 2016

The arpeggio slider lick not only sounds cool but it also focuses on 3 guitar techniques. 1. Timing – concentrate on playing this lick slowly with a metronome. Slowly increase the speed keeping your timing intact. 2. Sliding – each slide needs to be in time. This will help with your guitar phrasing. It’s a […]