All posts in "Guitar"

Awesome Gifts for Guitarists Who Have Everything

September 7, 2016

What kind of gift do you get for the guitarist that seems to have everything? Well, let me tell you. Most who see my gear think I have a LOT of guitars, amps and guitar gadgets. So, what do you get for the guitarist who has everything? The Top 10 Guitar Gifts for Guitarists Who Have Everything […]


3 Tricks To Sound Like A Pro – Guitar Soloing – Beginner Lesson #4

September 1, 2016

Knowing all the notes to use in your guitar solos is just the starting point. Now that you know what to play it’s time to add some color and character to your leads. In beginner guitar video lesson #4 you will learn 3 techniques to add flash and interest to your guitar solos. These three simple […]


Fender American Special Stratocaster Unboxing and Demo

August 5, 2016

Finally got my first American Stratocaster. I ordered my American Special from Zzounds and got it a day and a half later. This video shows the unboxing and demo of the guitar using S-Gear virtual amps. Between the unboxing and demo I adjusted the truss rod, removed one of the springs on the tremolo and tightened the […]


How Long Should I Practice Guitar Each Day?

July 18, 2016

How long to practice guitar each day is a very popular question among beginners. Even after you’ve been playing for awhile you might wonder if you’re doing enough each day. While there is no set number of hours you should practice in a day you can use some common guidelines to make the most of […]


Three Things That Will Give You Killer Tone

July 10, 2016

There are 3 main ingredients to getting killer guitar tone. I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve sold all of my pedals, amps and even guitars so that I could buy new gear in search of that magic tone. I’ve always been amazed with Eddie Van Halen‘s tone. He rocked a tone in the […]


How To Master Alternate Picking (kinda)

June 30, 2016

Mastering alternate picking involves work. You’ll need to practice several different exercises and put time in. I designed this lick using the G Major scale so that while you work on your alternate picking you’ll also learn a new position for the scale. Once you master the exercise in the 12 position move it around […]


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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