Lead Guitar

How To Use Vibrato Guitar

Learn How To Use The Vibrato Guitar Technique! Vibrato is something that can really give your playing it’s own unique style. Just like a singer, a guitarist’s particular style of vibrato can define their sound. We are going to look at three basic styles of vibrato, classical, regular, and blues. Try each one out and…   Read More » 

Legato Guitar Technique

Learn How To Play The Legato Guitar Technique! In this lesson, we will look at what legato technique is and how to start using it on the guitar. Legato technique, on the guitar, is basically the combination hammer-ons and pull-offs. When you use this technique you end up picking the strings a lot less. This…   Read More » 

Guitar Scale Sequencing

Learn These Guitar Scale Sequencing Exercises! This is the introduction lesson to the section on scale sequencing. We will cover what a scale sequence is, and why it is important for you to start using sequencing in your playing. First of all, we need to talk about what a sequence is. If you took a…   Read More » 

Major Scale Sequencing In 3′s

Learn How To Use The Major Scale In Sequences of Three’s! In this guitar lesson we are going to learn how to sequence a major scale in groups of 3’s. The scale that we will be using in this lesson is a pretty common three note per string pattern in the key of A major….   Read More » 

Major Scale Sequencing In 4′s

Learn How To Use The Major Scale In Sequences of Four’s! Time to learn another guitar scale sequence. In this lesson we will be sequencing a major guitar scale in groups of four notes. Al Dimeola, Paul Gilbert and a ton of other incredible guitar players use ideas like this in their playing all of…   Read More » 

Major Scale Sequencing In 6′s

Learn How To Use The Major Scale In Sequences of Six! This guitar lesson will cover sequencing a major scale in groups of six notes. We will be in the key of A major and we will be using a pretty common three note pre string major scale shape. If you do not know this…   Read More » 

Pentatonic Scale Sequencing 3′s

Learn How To Use The Pentatonic Scale In Sequences of Three! In this lesson we will be sequencing the major pentatonic scale in groups of three notes. We will be in the key of A major so we will be using the major pentatonic scale shape that is based off of the 5th fret of…   Read More » 

Pentatonic Scale Sequencing 4′s

Learn How To Use The Pentatonic Scale In Sequences of Four! In this guitar lesson we are going to take a look at how to sequence a pentatonic scale in groups of four notes. This is something that you will hear in solos over and over again and it is a great way to really…   Read More » 

Pentatonic Scale Sequencing 6′s

Learn How To Use The Pentatonic Scale In Sequences of Six! This guitar lesson is all about sequencing pentatonic scales in groups of six. If you have been playing for a while, you have probably heard quite a bit of playing like this. If you have not been playing for long, keep an ear out…   Read More » 

Basic Arpeggios On Guitar

Learn How To Play Basic Arpeggios On The Guitar! This guitar lesson will be all about basic arpeggios. We will start out by defining what an arpeggio is and then we will learn some basic shapes for couple of major arpeggios. Once we have the shapes down, we will put them in to practice by…   Read More » 

Sweep Picking Technique

Learn How To Use The Basic Sweep Picking Technique On Guitar! This is going to be a really fun lesson because you are going to be learning the basics of a technique called sweep picking. A simple definition of sweep picking would be playing any two or more adjacent strings one right after the other…   Read More » 

Sweep Picking Basic Arpeggios

Sweep Picking Basic Arpeggios In this lesson we are going to put your sweep picking in to practice by learning three different basic major arpeggio shapes. We have given you the arpeggio diagrams so that you can work on each shape separately. Once you have each shape down we will put them together to play…   Read More » 

Major 7th Guitar Arpeggios

Learn How To Play Major 7th Guitar Arpeggios! Major 7th arpeggios are really exciting to learn because they can help you to start playing over chord changes. For example, if you were playing over an A major or A major 7 chord you could use an A major 7 arpeggio in addition to playing a…   Read More » 

Minor 7th Arpeggios

Learn How To Play Minor 7th Arpeggios! Let’s learn two shapes for minor 7th arpeggios. If you already know your basic E and A minor shaped arpeggios you are one step ahead. All you have to do is add the minor 7th degree to those shapes. We have given you the TAB and arpeggio diagrams…   Read More » 

Metal Sweep Picking Part 1

Learn How To Incorporate Sweep Picking Into Your Metal Riffs! Greetings fellow guitar players! I have had a lot of people emailing me asking if I would do some more guitar lessons on sweep picking. That’s great because I love sweeping. I decided to do this little lesson on incorporating sweep picking into your metal…   Read More » 

Metal Sweep Picking Part 2

Learn How To Incorporate Sweep Picking Into Your Metal Riffs! Greetings fellow guitar players! I have had a lot of people emailing me asking if I would do some more guitar lessons on sweep picking. That’s great because I love sweeping. I decided to do this little lesson on incorporating sweep picking into your metal…   Read More » 

How To Play A Guitar Solo

Learn How To Perform A Guitar Solo With Free Guitar Lessons! In this guitar lesson I am going to give you some ideas on how to play simple guitar solos. You may think that you don’t know enough about the guitar or aren’t a good enough player to play a guitar solo. That’s not true….   Read More »