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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 07/31/15: BRANT BJROK "Shrine Communications (Part 2)FREE VIDEO OF THE DAY 07/31/15: BRANT BJROK "Shrine Communications (Part 2)
LEVEL: Beginner 4....... In this guitar lesson video, BRANT BJORK will describe his song writing process for guitar and drums, using riffs from "Shrine Communications" as examples . . . CHECK THIS OUT

FU MANCHU SKYPE GUITAR LESSONS (Quicktime HD)FU MANCHU SKYPE GUITAR LESSONS (Quicktime HD)
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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
BRAND NEW SLEEP
BRAND NEW SLEEP LEVEL: Intermediate 4....... In this guitar lesson, WOODY WEATHERMAN will show us how to play "Brand New Sleep" off of their new record "IX." Notice how Woody uses Major 3rds in the intro but they still sound creepy . . . CHECK THIS OUT
AVALANCHE (Intro Riff)
AVALANCHE (Intro Riff) LEVEL: Intermediate 7....... In this guitar lesson video, JASON LANDRIAN will show us the intro riff in the BLACK COBRA song "Avalanche." We think BLACK COBRA uses one of the coolest tunings on the site. Double Drop A . . . CHECK THIS OUT
DIED IN CALIFORNIA (Verse Riff)
DIED IN CALIFORNIA (Verse Riff) LEVEL: Intermediate 3....... In this guitar lesson video, MARIO LALLI will show us the verse riff in the FATSO JETSON song "Died In California." This song uses an unusual open G major tuning. G-G-D-G-B-B. It's crazy/rad . . . CHECK THIS OUT
I LOVE YOU TOO (Main Riff)
I LOVE YOU TOO (Main Riff) LEVEL: Beginner 4....... In this guitar lesson video, JASON SIMON will show us the main riff in the DEAD MEADOW song "I Love You Too." This song has a pretty interesting tuning. It's an open G power chord, so all the strings are tuned to either G or D. He'll also explain how he uses this tuning to emulate sitar players . . . CHECK THIS OUT
STATEMENT (Solo Section)
STATEMENT (Solo Section) LEVEL: Intermediate 7....... In this guitar lesson, WATA will show us the solo section in the BORIS song "Statement." Some main components to WATA's soloing style are big slides and playing on the higher frets. "Borrow" these ideas from WATA in order to rule . . . CHECK THIS OUT
DIMENSION SHIFTER (Bass Riff, Last Solo)
DIMENSION SHIFTER (Bass Riff, Last Solo) LEVEL: Beginner 3....... In this lesson video, BOB BALCH will show us the bass riff and the beginning of the last solo in the FU MANCHU song "Dimension Shifter." He will also tell us which tap tempo delay he's running for that solo. This is a really good lesson to try if you're a beginner . . . CHECK THIS OUT
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