All posts in "Guitar"

UNBOXING – Custom Marshall Cabinet Grill Cloth [VIDEO]

December 23, 2016

After I played with Gary Hoey and saw how he had his Marshall cabinets all dressed up I knew it was my next project. So, I searched high and low and looked for the best price for quality work. I found Woodshed Stage Art. They did a fantastic job. In this video you get to […]


How To Sound Like Joe Satriani With The Lydian Mode [VIDEO]

December 14, 2016

In this video I’ll explain from where the Lydian mode is derived and show you some examples of how to use it to sound like Joe Satriani. I’ll also show you some examples with the Morley Bad Horsie 2 wah-wah pedal. Morley Bad Horsie 2 – Joe Satriani D Lydian backing track: Help […]


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.  


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 […]


Demo of EVH Custom Build Guitar – Overview of Hardware (VIDEO)

September 16, 2016

The final video of the EVH custom build includes demo through the EVH 5150iii lunchbox amp and an overview of the hardware I used. I replaced all of the hardware and used only the neck and the body. The full story begins here.  Here is full list of all of the components I used for this build. […]


Best Guitar Amps Under $300 (2016) Most Versatile

September 13, 2016

Buying a guitar amp under $300 seems impossible if you want a great sound but the truth is, there are several guitar amps under $300 that sound amazing. I have been on a kick lately and have bought 6 amps in this year alone. I’m pretty particular when it comes to guitar tone. All but […]

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