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Four Funky Bass lines   This time I wanted to visit some funky bass lines from the past. These four tunes will have you syncopating and doing right hand tapping on bass (not exactly a standard practice) and there is even accompanying video and music/tab to go with the lesson. Bust out your metronome and[…]

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How To Play ACDC – 5 Riffs     Hi again everyone! So this time I am going to focus on ACDC guitarist and main songwriter Malcolm Young. If you have not heard the sad news, Malcolm is no longer able to perform or record with the band due to a medical condition. Anyway, I[…]

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Breath Control   Hi everyone, I’ve got a brand new, free vocal lesson for you here.This lesson deals with proper breath control when singing. As a singer, you want to have the most efficient way to get breath into your lungs as possible. If you do not do this correctly it can lead to singing[…]

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      5 Classic Metal Riffs For Guitar     This  week  I  am  teaching  you  5  classic  metal  riffs.         Follow  the  video  and  the tab.  All  I  can  say  is  use  LOTS  of  gain/distortion when  playing  these  riffs  for  maximum  kick  assedness! \M/

Dorian Mode For Guitar     Hey everyone, been a while but I have some time this week so I have made up a little lesson on modes and mainly dorian mode. If you remember from my past lessons, a major scale is made up of specific intervals. These intervals are as follows: WWHWWWH The[…]

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Scalebusters 2 – 4ths     Back with another scalebuster for you. This week we tackle 4ths. Below is the scale diagram from which I am drawing the intervals: Click to enlarge the diagram Memorize this scale with all downstrokes first then try alternate picking. After you are adept at the scale, then you are[…]

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Scalebusters #1   This week I have some scalebusters for you to break out of the major scale rut you have been in. We are going to do what are called 3rds. A 3rd is an interval. An interval is the distance, measured in half steps and whole steps from one note to another. Playing[…]

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Tremolo Tricks!     This week we are going to do some not so musical type things. Tremolo bar, wang bar, whammy bar, call it what you will but the use of this effect in the rock guitarist’s pantheon is downright magical in the right hands. I pulled the old 80s guitar with the whammy[…]

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