Chicago based guitarist Dee J Nelson is famous for contagious guitar hooks.
These riffs can be heard on the 2014 Dope single “Selfish”. His collaboration with Edsel Dope can be heard on the album, “Blood Money”.
Dee J earned a BA in music composition from DePaul University and has been composing and producing for all facets of media for the past 10 years, including exclusive riffage for the WWE. Dee J created lessons for Guitar World and Guitar Player magazines. After a strong Metal Method debut of the Monster Power Chord book, Nelson created the “Lead Guitar DNA” and “Monster Power Chord” series of programs.
Learning to play lead guitar, for most guitarists, begins with the minor pentatonic scale. The shape is easy to play, our index finger can stay in the same fret, and mostly, it never seems to sound bad. But there comes a point for every guitarist that they realize the pentatonic scale is a dead end. You wind up stuck in a box, regurgitating the same riffs over and over with no regard for the chords you are playing over. Read MoreADD TO CART - DIGITAL DOWNLOADADD TO CART - DVD
Lead Guitar DNA 2, Phractured Phrygian is all about the Phrygian Mode which is used widely in hard rock and metal music. The many classic tunes that use the Phrygian sound include: Metallica’s “Am I Evil”, Megadeth’s “Symphony of Destruction”, and Steve Vai’s “For the Love of God”. Read MoreADD TO CART - DIGITAL DOWNLOADADD TO CART - DVD