November 22, 2019

Arpeggio Inversions – Free Lesson

It's easy to get stuck at beginning all of our arpeggios on the root, but then we miss a lot of great sounds!  In this lesson we use first and second inversions to play along with a  chord progression, or harmonic sequence.
November 15, 2019

Arpeggios for Rock Guitar – Free Lesson

Just learning a few simple arpeggios and how to use them can make a huge difference in your musicianship and confidence on your instrument. Get started for free with this lesson on diminished triads from "Arpeggios for Rock Guitar"!
October 30, 2019

“Halloween” Riff by Helloween

Learn this great riff from "Halloween" by Helloween in this free lesson from "100 Metal Riffs"!
October 25, 2019

Free Krokus Riff from “100 Metal Riffs”

Learn this great riff from "Out of Control by Krokus in this free lesson from "100 Metal Riffs"!
October 5, 2019

Riffing in Second Position- Free Lesson

With the index at the second fret we play E and A power chords, so this is a great position for riffing! In E minor pentatonic this will be “Box Two” and in A minor pentatonic we’ll have “Box Four”. We can move the pattern up a whole step from A to play the same notes in B minor.
August 15, 2019

Krokus Riff – Free Lesson

Learn this great intro riff from "Out of Control" by Krokus!
August 12, 2019

Arpeggios for Rock Guitar – Free Lesson

Just learning a few simple arpeggios and how to use them can make a huge difference in your musicianship and confidence on your instrument. Get started for free with this lesson from "Arpeggios for Rock Guitar"!
July 25, 2019

Musical Scale Practice

One of the hidden barriers to progress can be thinking we know more than we do. I remember thinking that I “knew” the pentatonic scale and feeling that there was something else that I needed to know if I wanted to play even simple solos and riffs. If I could go back in time and teach myself, I would share the information that I now show to my own students today.