November 19, 2017
Evolution of Metal Riffology

The Evolution of Metal Riffology

With the newest release in the Metal Riffology series we take a look back at the history, origin and evolution of this iconic series of guitar […]
December 23, 2016
25 Licks - an intermediate guitar lesson

Intermediate Guitar Lesson – Week 15

This is Week 15 from our Complete Guitar Course. It's the complete lesson including on-screen tab. Signup for the lesson material download and 4 free weeks from the course.
April 22, 2016
Increase Picking Speed

Guitar Pro 7 – 10% Student Discount

Learn to use the Guitar Pro app. Guitar Pro allows you to play along with our lesson exercises at any speed. Begin slow and gradually increase speed until the exercise is mastered. Loop the track and even play along with backing instruments for a live performance feel and sound.
October 10, 2015
how to form an adult band

Free Lead Guitar Course – Improvising Lead Guitar by Doug Marks

The lead that is performed at the beginning of this video includes all that is taught in this program - a guitar lick, a pattern, an arpeggio, and a melody. By the end of this lesson you will learn how to play this lead and how it was composed of these parts. The backing track is included for you to play along.
June 18, 2015

Sweep Picking Basics by Michael Angelo Batio

Study the fundamental techniques of sweep picking in this free lesson with tab and video from Michael Angelo Batio. The definition of an arpeggio is “a broken chord”. Instead of being played all at once, or simultaneously, the notes of the chord are played one after another, in succession. You can hear arpeggiated chords in the song “The House of the Rising Sun”. We will use the same principle, but with a “shred” approach.
March 23, 2015

Songwriting for Guitarists

March 2, 2015
Sweep Picking for Beginners

“Sweep Picking Made Easy” by Dan Mumm

February 25, 2015
How to Form an Adult Band

How to Form an Adult Band – 12 Tips