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The Most Melodic Guitar Interval? Hey everyone, today I am going through “The Most Melodic Guitar Interval.” Okay, so this is definitely subjective, but in my mind, the sound of 10ths is sublime. Taking a close second for me are 6th intervals. What is a 10th you ask?  Well, that is when you play a[…]

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How To Play “Photograph” by Def Leppard Hey everyone, welcome back. Today I am going over how to play the solo to “Photograph” by Def Leppard. This solo is in the key of E major and the band’s guitarist Phil Collen uses a few interesting techniques in this one. One is his penchant for melody.[…]

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Did George Lynch Write A Randy Rhoads Solo?   Hey everyone, back again with another question; did George Lynch write a Randy Rhoads solo? Back in the late 70s and early 80s in LA, there was a rock guitar frenzy erupting. This movement was led by future hall of fame guitarists like Eddie Van Halen,[…]

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#1 Way To Improve Your Guitar Groove! Hey everyone, today I am going to show you the number one way to improve your guitar groove. What I mean by groove is, your ability to play in time. Guitarists are notorious for focusing on scales, arpeggios, and chord voicings, and not spending enough practice time on[…]

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Ozzy’s Top 3 Guitarists and Riffs! Hey everyone, today I am going to teach you 3 riffs, one from each of Ozzy’s 3 most legendary guitarists. First up I am going to show you a sweet riff by none other than Randy Rhoads, Ozzy’s first guitar phenom who was tragically killed in a plane crash[…]

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Van Halen Vs Vai, Live Guitar Solos In this lesson I go through a section or two of live solos by Steve Vai and Eddie Van Halen. For those that are unaware, Steve Vai is the guy that replaced Eddie as David Lee Roth’s guitar slinger after he left Van Halen. The comparisons were inevitable[…]

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I’ll Be Bach – Guitar lesson Hey, today I we are going over a partita for violin on the guitar. Doing this kind of thing is great for getting new ideas into your guitar playing.  Many well know guitarists take pieces for violin, saxophone and other instruments and adapt them for guitar.  There is no[…]

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Hey everyone, in this lesson I run through 6 devilish riffs from Malcolm Young and Angus Young from ACDC and I teach you how to count and play to improve your ability to play in time. ACDC riffs often have very interesting syncopation (playing on weak beats) that propel them very nicely. Keep in mind[…]

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