Instructor Sarah Spisak
Sarah's love for metal guitar is evident in her ground-breaking and innovative lessons. She makes music theory fun and accessible while you learn crunchy riffs and melodic solos.
Her fascination with guitar began as early as first grade, when she made a "guitar" from construction paper. Her next instruments were cigar boxes with rubber bands. She started playing a real instrument in the sixth grade. In high school Sarah bought the new Metal Method course (1983). Possibly because learning to play guitar wasn’t easy for her she developed a great empathy for the challenges that her students face which makes her an excellent teacher.
Sarah is a graduate of the original Metal Method course and (almost as importantly) has a Bachelor of Arts degree in music from Mills College. When she first went online she went straight to MetalMethod.com and worked as a volunteer. She now has her dream job with the company that she has loved since 1983.
Metal Riffology- The Art of the Metal Riff
Play and write great metal riffs in a variety of metal styles ranging from pop metal to black metal. Rhythms, scales, and techniques are covered in a course that will inspire your creativity while honing your chops. This is the "meat and potatoes" of crunchy, catchy rhythm guitar! Read More
Easy Guitar Modes
Fresh and exciting approach to learning the modes in all positions and keys with minimal time and effort! Packed with complete and melodic solos and full collection of backing tracks. Read More
Melodic Principles for Rock Guitar
Music theory is a powerful tool for mastering your instrument, but learning it can seem difficult, boring and frustrating. This course is a fun and simple approach to learning scales, modes and intervals and applying them to rock, blues and metal. Read More
100 Metal Riffs - 80's Style
A solid, ear-catching riff is often the hook of a song and makes you want to grab your guitar to play along! Learn 100 great metal riffs in the style of Ratt, Dokken, Firehouse, Motley Crue and many more of your favorite bands from the ’80s. Read More
Metal Riffology and Melodic Principles Package
This package includes Metal Riffology and Melodic Principles. Read More
Sarah Spisak Platinum Package
This package includes Metal Riffology, Melodic Principles and Easy Guitar Modes. Read More