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HIGH ON FIRE: DIIHIGH ON FIRE: DII
LEVEL: Intermediate 5.......In this guitar lesson video, MATT PIKE will show us the main riffs in the HIGH ON FIRE instrumental track "DII" after the track "Rumors Of War." Take notice of how MATT uses a b5 trill, and how he is using other intervals besides the usual 5th power chord . . . CHECK THIS OUT

THE SWORD: APOCRYPHON (Part 1)THE SWORD: APOCRYPHON (Part 1)
LEVEL: Intermediate 6.......In this guitar lesson video, KYLE SHUTT will show us the first few riffs in THE SWORD song "Apocryphon." This is the title track of THE SWORD's new record . . . CHECK THIS OUT

RED FANG: HANK IS DEADRED FANG: HANK IS DEAD
LEVEL: Intermediate 4.......In this guitar lesson video, DAVID SULLIVAN will show us every rhythm riff in the RED FANG song "Hank Is Dead." Notice how he adds octaves to the last riff once the rest of the band joins in. This makes the riff heavier. Learn from David . . . CHECK THIS OUT

FREE VIDEO OF THE DAY 08/26/15: BLACK TUSK "Ender Of All"FREE VIDEO OF THE DAY 08/26/15: BLACK TUSK "Ender Of All"
LEVEL: Beginner 9.......In this guitar lesson video, Andrew Fidler will show us every riff in the BLACK TUSK song "Ender Of All." He'll also explain how his fiancé named one of the riffs in the song . . . CHECK THIS OUT

FU MANCHU SKYPE GUITAR LESSONS (Quicktime HD)FU MANCHU SKYPE GUITAR LESSONS (Quicktime HD)
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AVALANCHE (Transition/Pre-Solo Riff)
AVALANCHE (Transition/Pre-Solo Riff) LEVEL: Intermediate 7....... In this guitar lesson video, JASON LANDRIAN will show us the transition riff and the pre-solo riff in the BLACK COBRA song "Avalanche." Be mindful of the time signature changes, both riffs go from 4/4/ to 3/4 . . . CHECK THIS OUT
PEDAL DEMO: "Ionostrofear" FUZZ PEDAL by HOVERCRAFT
PEDAL DEMO: "Ionostrofear" FUZZ PEDAL by HOVERCRAFT LEVEL: Gear Master 10.......In this pedal demo, BOB BALCH from FU MANCHU will show us the "Ionostrofear" fuzz pedal by HOVERCRAFT. He will go through various gain stages to demonstrate how the pedal can be used as a boost and a fuzz . . . CHECK THIS OUT
I LOVE YOU TOO (Second Solo)
I LOVE YOU TOO (Second Solo) LEVEL: Beginner 5....... In this guitar lesson video, JASON SIMON will show us the scale used for second solo in the DEAD MEADOW song "I Love You Too." Still an odd tuning, but now JASON is creating the melody on the g string and using open strings to fill the sound . . . CHECK THIS OUT
FIZGIG (Delay/Fuzz) demo
FIZGIG (Delay/Fuzz) demo LEVEL: Gear Master 10.......In this pedal demo, BOB BALCH from FU MANCHU will show us the "Fizgig" by Schenkenstein. It's not your usual delay! Instead of repeating what was played with a digital or analog sound, it offers up a super evil crackle. Don't believe us? Watch, listen and learn . . . CHECK THIS OUT
THIRTY FOUR (Second Riff)
THIRTY FOUR (Second Riff) LEVEL: Intermediate 3....... In this guitar lesson video, WILL MECUM will show us the second riff in the KARMA TO BURN song "Thirty-Four." We dig how he uses the same rhythm for fifths and then fourths. The fourths are when he plays the D and G strings simultaneously . . . CHECK THIS OUT
WOODY'S GUITAR, AMP and PEDALS
WOODY'S GUITAR, AMP and PEDALS LEVEL: Gear Master 10....... In this video, WOODY WEATHERMAN will talk about his guitar, amp and pedals. There are only three of WOODY'S guitars in existence. We think it's rad that he still takes it on tour and puts it to use . . . CHECK THIS OUT
DIED IN CALIFORNIA (Bridge Riff)
DIED IN CALIFORNIA (Bridge Riff) LEVEL: Beginner 5....... In this guitar lesson video, MARIO LALLI will show us the bridge riff in the FATSO JETSON song "Died In California." This riff is pretty short, but take notice of how it adds a nice change to the song's structure . . . CHECK THIS OUT
GANG JUSTICE (Main Riff)
GANG JUSTICE (Main Riff) LEVEL: Advanced 5....... In this guitar lesson video, BOB BALCH will show us the main riff in the SUN AND SAIL CLUB song "Gang Justice." He'll also explain how the riff took shape and why he chose to keep it . . . CHECK THIS OUT
SOMETHING BEYOND (Riff Four, Chorus, Riff Five)
SOMETHING BEYOND (Riff Four, Chorus, Riff Five) LEVEL: Intermediate 7....... In this guitar lesson, MIKE NEIDER will show us the 4th riff, the chorus and the 6th riff in the BL'AST! song "Something Beyond." MIKE NEIDER will also show us a diminished chord that BL'AST! uses all the time . . . CHECK THIS OUT
AVALANCHE (Chorus Riff)
AVALANCHE (Chorus Riff) LEVEL: Intermediate 4....... In this guitar lesson JASON LANDRIAN will show us the chorus riff in the BLACK COBRA song "Avalanche." Notice how JASON LANDRIAN slides his power chords to give the riff more movement. Do that . . . CHECK THIS OUT
I LOVE YOU TOO (First Solo)
I LOVE YOU TOO (First Solo) LEVEL: Beginner 6....... In this guitar lesson video, JASON SIMON will show us the scale used for solo in the DEAD MEADOW song "I Love You Too." This song has an odd tuning, which makes the scale sound super unique . . . CHECK THIS OUT
DIMENSION SHIFTER (Outro Chords)
DIMENSION SHIFTER (Outro Chords) LEVEL: Beginner 5....... In this guitar lesson video, BOB BALCH will show us the Emin7 outro chords in the FU MANCHU song "Dimension Shifter." He will also discuss which pedals are used . . . CHECK THIS OUT
SOMETHING BEYOND (Riffs 2 and 3)
SOMETHING BEYOND (Riffs 2 and 3) LEVEL: Advanced 3....... In this guitar lesson video, MIKE NEIDER will show us riffs two and three in the BL'AST! song "Something Beyond." This is the lesson where MIKE NEIDER will introduce the BL'AST! slang to us. These are the techniques that shape his style . . . CHECK THIS OUT
THIRTY FOUR (Intro)
THIRTY FOUR (Intro) LEVEL: Beginner 6....... In this lesson video, WILL MECUM will show us the intro riff in the KARMA TO BURN song "Thirty-four." Notice how the beginning is played on one string high up the neck and when the band kicks in the riffs gets heavier. Good choice . . . CHECK THIS OUT
DELIVERANCE (Solo)
DELIVERANCE (Solo) LEVEL: Intermediate 9....... In this guitar lesson video, WOODY WEATHERMAN will show us the solo to the CORROSION OF CONFORMITY song "Deliverance." This solo has a key change during it so take notice and proceed with caution . . . CHECK THIS OUT
AVALANCHE (Verse Riff)
AVALANCHE (Verse Riff) LEVEL: Intermediate 9....... In this guitar lesson video, JASON LANDRIAN will show us the verse riff in the BLACK COBRA song "Avalanche." Check out how he adds the double A string on the heavier punches. Pretty clever . . . CHECK THIS OUT
DIED IN CALIFORNIA (Chorus Riff)
DIED IN CALIFORNIA (Chorus Riff) LEVEL: Beginner 8....... In this guitar lesson video, MARIO LALLI will show us the chorus riff in the FATSO JETSON song "Died In California." Find out which SST band this riff reminds MARIO LALLI of . . . CHECK THIS OUT
VANILLA (Intro/Main Riff)
VANILLA (Intro/Main Riff) LEVEL: Intermediate 3....... In this guitar lesson video, TAKESHI will show us the intro and main riff in the BORIS song "Vanilla." Prepare to tune super low . . . CHECK THIS OUT
DIMENSION SHIFTER (Part 5)
DIMENSION SHIFTER (Part 5) LEVEL: Intermediate 4....... In this guitar lesson video, BOB BALCH will show us the remaining licks in the "Dimension Shifter" solo off of FU MANCHU's "Gigantoid" album. A little bit of a JOE WALSH rip happens. Shhhh . . . CHECK THIS OUT
SOMETHING BEYOND (Riff 1)
SOMETHING BEYOND (Riff 1) LEVEL: Advanced 7....... In this guitar lesson, MIKE NEIDER will show us the first riff in the BL'AST! song "Something Beyond." This riff is nuts, 10/4, fast chord changes, badass . . . CHECK THIS OUT
I LOVE YOU TOO (Main Riff/Verse)
I LOVE YOU TOO (Main Riff/Verse) LEVEL: Beginner 7....... In this lesson video, JASON SIMON will show us the verse riff in the DEAD MEADOW song "I Love You Too." He will also explain how the verse riff basically uses the main riff but adds a few turnarounds. Fans of open tunings will dig this one . . . CHECK THIS OUT
THIRTY (Part 4)
THIRTY (Part 4) LEVEL: Beginner 7....... In this guitar lesson, WILL MECUM will show us the remaining song structure and the climb riff in the KARMA TO BURN song "Thirty" . . . CHECK THIS OUT
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