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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

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LEVEL: Intermediate 6.......In this guitar lesson video, MATT PIKE will show us the bridge and solo section in the HIGH ON FIRE song "10,000 Years." After mastering these riffs you will know how to play the entire song . . . CHECK THIS OUT

FU MANCHU SKYPE GUITAR LESSONS (Quicktime HD)FU MANCHU SKYPE GUITAR LESSONS (Quicktime HD)
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DIMENSION SHIFTER (Second Lead)
DIMENSION SHIFTER (Second Lead) LEVEL: Intermediate 6……. In this guitar lesson, BOB BALCH will show us the second lead in the FU MANCHU song "Dimension Shifter." He will also demonstrate which licks are improvised live and which ones remain from the recorded version . . . CHECK THIS OUT
PSYCHIC VAMPIRE (Solo Section)
PSYCHIC VAMPIRE (Solo Section) LEVEL: Advanced 3……. In this video, WOODY WEATHERMAN will show us the solo section of the CORROSION OF CONFORMITY song "Psychic Vampire." You will also get to see which scale was used. Try transposing your favorite licks from this solo into other keys and octaves . . . CHECK THIS OUT
JASON SIMON'S PEDAL BOARD (Part 1)
JASON SIMON'S PEDAL BOARD (Part 1) LEVEL: Gear Master 10……. In this video interview, JASON SIMON will show us his pedal board that he uses in DEAD MEADOW. Find out why JASON has a photo of baseball player DOCK ELLIS on the board. In (Part 1) you'll get to check out which fuzz and overdrive pedals he uses, along with which wah and tremolo/vibrato . . . CHECK THIS OUT
IRON CHEF (Dino's Chorus Parts)
IRON CHEF (Dino's Chorus Parts) LEVEL: Intermediate 3……. In this lesson, DINO LALLI will show us his chorus parts in the FATSO JETSON song "Iron Chef." This is a great riff to try if you want to work on your unison bends . . . CHECK THIS OUT
OMNISCIENT (Main Riff)
OMNISCIENT (Main Riff) LEVEL: Intermediate 6…….In this lesson video, JASON LANDRIAN will show us the main riff in the BLACK COBRA song "Omniscient." Notice how he uses a pattern of half steps and whole steps for this riff. . . . CHECK THIS OUT
QUICKSILVER Rhythm Under The Solo (Quicktime)
QUICKSILVER Rhythm Under The Solo (Quicktime) LEVEL: Beginner 10…….In this lesson video, TAKESHI will show us the rhythm guitar section under WATA's solo in the BORIS song "Quicksilver." Take notice of TAKESHI's use of 3rds and 5ths in this section . . . CHECK THIS OUT
QUICKSILVER Rhythm Under The Solo (Flash)
LEVEL: Beginner 10……. In this lesson video, TAKESHI will show us the rhythm guitar section under WATA's solo in the BORIS song "Quicksilver." Take notice of TAKESHI's use of 3rds and 5ths in this section . . . CHECK THIS OUT
PSYCHIC VAMPIRE Bridge Riff (Quicktime)
PSYCHIC VAMPIRE Bridge Riff (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 8…….In this lesson video, WOODY WEATHERMAN will show us the bridge riff in the CORROSION OF CONFORMITY song "Psychic Vampire." Check out WOODY'S use of open strings before he digs into his power chords . . . CHECK THIS OUT
PSYCHIC VAMPIRE Bridge Riff (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 8……. In this lesson video, WOODY WEATHERMAN will show us the bridge riff in the CORROSION OF CONFORMITY song "Psychic Vampire." Check out WOODY'S use of open strings before he digs into his power chords . . . CHECK THIS OUT
SLEEPY SILVER DOOR Outro Riff (Quicktime)
SLEEPY SILVER DOOR Outro Riff (Quicktime) LEVEL: Beginner 5…….In this guitar lesson video, JASON SIMON will show us the outro riff in the DEAD MEADOW song "Sleepy Silver Door." JASON SIMON will also explain how he strums all of the strings while muting unwanted strings. This technique helps cut through the fuzz . . . CHECK THIS OUT
SLEEPY SILVER DOOR Outro Riff (Flash)
LEVEL: Beginner 5……. In this guitar lesson video, JASON SIMON will show us the outro riff in the DEAD MEADOW song "Sleepy Silver Door." JASON SIMON will also explain how he strums all of the strings while muting unwanted strings. This technique helps cut through the fuzz . . . CHECK THIS OUT
LICK OF THE WEEK: December 15th, 2014 (Quicktime)
LICK OF THE WEEK: December 15th, 2014 (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 7…….In this addition to LICK OF THE WEEK, BOB BALCH from FU MANCHU will show us a lick in the key of E minor. This is more of a riff really because it uses open strings, but it does stretch over three pentatonic shapes . . . CHECK THIS OUT
LICK OF THE WEEK: December 15th, 2014 (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 7……. In this addition to LICK OF THE WEEK, BOB BALCH from FU MANCHU will show us a lick in the key of E minor. This is more of a riff really because it uses open strings, but it does stretch over three pentatonic shapes . . . CHECK THIS OUT
OMNISCIENT First Riff/Transition Riff (Quicktime)
OMNISCIENT First Riff/Transition Riff (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 8…….In this guitar lesson, JASON LANDRIAN will show us the first riff and transition riff in the BLACK COBRA song "Omniscient." You will have to drop your top two strings to Low A, and tune standard from there . . . CHECK THIS OUT
OMNISCIENT First Riff/Transition Riff (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 8……. In this guitar lesson, JASON LANDRIAN will show us the first riff and transition riff in the BLACK COBRA song "Omniscient." You will have to drop your top two strings to Low A, and tune standard from there . . . CHECK THIS OUT
IRON CHEF Dino's Harmony Part 1 (Quicktime)
IRON CHEF Dino's Harmony Part 1 (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 7…….In this guitar lesson video, DINO LALLI will show us his harmony parts during the "riffbot" section of the FATSO JETSON song "Iron Chef" . . . CHECK THIS OUT
IRON CHEF Dino's Harmony Part 1 (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 7……. In this guitar lesson video, DINO LALLI will show us his harmony parts during the "riffbot" section of the FATSO JETSON song "Iron Chef" . . . CHECK THIS OUT
LICK OF THE WEEK: DECEMBER 2nd, 2014 (Quicktime)
LICK OF THE WEEK: DECEMBER 2nd, 2014 (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 4…….BOB BALCH from FU MANCHU will show you a lick in G minor using a G minor pentatonic scale and an added note from the diatonic scale. RANDY RHODES often mixed scales and you should too . . . CHECK THIS OUT
LICK OF THE WEEK: DECEMBER 2nd 2014 (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 4……. BOB BALCH from FU MANCHU will show you a lick in G minor using a G minor pentatonic scale and an added note from the diatonic scale. RANDY RHODES often mixed scales and you should too . . . CHECK THIS OUT
MIKE SCHEIDT'S PEDAL BOARD Part Two (Quicktime)
MIKE SCHEIDT'S PEDAL BOARD Part Two (Quicktime) LEVEL: Gear Master 10……. In this video interview, MIKE SCHEIDT from YOB will walk us through the remaining pedals on his pedal board. You'll learn which fuzz, wah and phaser pedals MIKE SCHEIDT rocks on stage in YOB . . . CHECK THIS OUT
MIKE SCHEIDT'S PEDAL BOARD Part Two (Flash)
LEVEL: Gear Master 10……. In this video interview, MIKE SCHEIDT from YOB will walk us through the remaining pedals on his pedal board. You'll learn which fuzz, wah and phaser pedals MIKE SCHEIDT rocks on stage in YOB . . . CHECK THIS OUT
"LAST QUESTION" First Solo Takes 1-3 (Quicktime)
"LAST QUESTION" First Solo Takes 1-3 (Quicktime) LEVEL: Studio Master 10……. In this studio footage video, you get to watch BOB BALCH from FU MANCHU record the first solo for the song "Last Question" on FU MANCHU's latest record "Gigantoid." It took three takes to get the right one. You'll get to hear the first two alternate takes that didn't make the record . . . CHECK THIS OUT
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