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HIGH ON FIRE: DII (Quicktime)HIGH ON FIRE: DII (Quicktime)
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

HIGH ON FIRE: DII (Flash)
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 (Quicktime)THE SWORD: APOCRYPHON Part 1 (Quicktime)
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

THE SWORD: APOCRYPHON Part 1 (Flash)
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 DEAD (Quicktime)RED FANG: HANK IS DEAD (Quicktime)
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

RED FANG: HANK IS DEAD (Flash)
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 11/16/14: REDD KROSS "CIRCULAR PICKING"FREE VIDEO OF THE DAY 11/16/14: REDD KROSS "CIRCULAR PICKING"
LEVEL: Advanced 10.......Check this out and learn to play twice as fast. In this video Robert Hecker from REDD KROSS demonstrates his "circular picking" technique. I have been playing guitar for 24 years, and I have never seen anyone pick like this. It's pretty crazy, see if you can do it . . . CHECK THIS OUT

FU MANCHU SKYPE GUITAR LESSONS (Quicktime HD)FU MANCHU SKYPE GUITAR LESSONS (Quicktime HD)
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FU MANCHU SKYPE GUITAR LESSONS (Flash)
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TRIVIUM: SWEEP PICKING EXERCISES (Quicktime HD)TRIVIUM: SWEEP PICKING EXERCISES (Quicktime HD)
LEVEL: Advanced 9....... In this guitar lesson video, Matt from TRIVIUM will go through some sweep picking exercises. You will use major arpeggios, minor arpeggios, and hammer-ons. . . . CHECK THIS OUT



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"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
"LAST QUESTION" First Solo Takes 1-3 (Flash)
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
QUICKSILVER First Three Riffs (Quicktime)
QUICKSILVER First Three Riffs (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 8…….In this lesson video, TAKESHI will show us the first three riffs in the BORIS song "Quicksilver." You have to tune down to A# standard! If you plan to stay there you should get some thick guitar strings. Check out bar 53 when he starts using 3rds . . . CHECK THIS OUT
QUICKSILVER First Three Riffs (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 8……. In this lesson video, TAKESHI will show us the first three riffs in the BORIS song "Quicksilver." You have to tune down to A# standard! If you plan to stay there you should get some thick guitar strings. Check out bar 53 when he starts using 3rds . . . CHECK THIS OUT
LICK OF THE WEEK: NOVEMBER 18th, 2014 (Quicktime)
LICK OF THE WEEK: NOVEMBER 18th, 2014 (Quicktime) LEVEL: Advanced 5…….In this addition to LICK OF THE WEEK, BOB BALCH from FU MANCHU will show us a lick using E Minor Pentatonic with a blues note. This lick is pretty fast but you don't have to pick everything. Using slides and pull offs will help increase the speed . . . CHECK THIS OUT
LICK OF THE WEEK: NOVEMBER, 18th 2014 (Flash)
LEVEL: Advanced 5……. In this addition to LICK OF THE WEEK, BOB BALCH from FU MANCHU will show us a lick using E Minor Pentatonic with a blues note. This lick is pretty fast but you don't have to pick everything. Using slides and pull offs will help increase the speed . . . CHECK THIS OUT
PSYCHIC VAMPIRE Main Riff/Fast Riff (Quicktime)
PSYCHIC VAMPIRE Main Riff/Fast Riff (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 4…….In this lesson, WOODY WEATHERMAN will show us the main riff and the fast riff in the CORROSION OF CONFORMITY song "Psychic Vampire." Check out how he uses 3rds and 5ths in the main riff . . . CHECK THIS OUT
PSYCHIC VAMPIRE Main Riff/Fast Riff (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 4……. In this lesson, WOODY WEATHERMAN will show us the main riff and the fast riff in the CORROSION OF CONFORMITY song "Psychic Vampire." Check out how he uses 3rds and 5ths in the main riff . . . CHECK THIS OUT
SLEEPY SILVER DOOR Verse and Bridge Riffs (Quicktime)
SLEEPY SILVER DOOR Verse and Bridge Riffs (Quicktime) LEVEL: Beginner 5…….In this guitar lesson video, JASON SIMON will show us the verse and bridge riffs in the DEAD MEADOW song "Sleepy Silver Door." JASON SIMON will also explain how leaning on one note will set up a strong resolve . . . CHECK THIS OUT
SLEEPY SILVER DOOR Verse and Bridge Riffs (Flash)
LEVEL: Beginner 5……. In this guitar lesson video, JASON SIMON will show us the verse and bridge riffs in the DEAD MEADOW song "Sleepy Silver Door." JASON SIMON will also explain how leaning on one note will set up a strong resolve . . . CHECK THIS OUT
IRON CHEF Outro (Quicktime)
IRON CHEF Outro (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 6…….In this lesson, MARIO LALLI will show us the outro riff in the FATSO JETSON song "Iron Chef." This riff gets pretty intense! There is a good chance you will break a string . . . CHECK THIS OUT
IRON CHEF Outro (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 6……. In this lesson, MARIO LALLI will show us the outro riff in the FATSO JETSON song "Iron Chef." This riff gets pretty intense! There is a good chance you will break a string . . . CHECK THIS OUT
LICK OF THE WEEK: NOVEMBER 10, 2014 (Quicktime)
LICK OF THE WEEK: NOVEMBER 10, 2014 (Quicktime) LEVEL: Beginner 8…….In this addition to Lick Of The Week, BOB BALCH will show us a 70s rock style lick using an E Minor Pentatonic scale. JOE WALSH and ANGUS YOUNG often use this bend, pre-bend release style of lick . . . CHECK THIS OUT
LICK OF THE WEEK: NOVEMBER 10th, 2014 (Flash)
LEVEL: Beginner 8……. In this addition to Lick Of The Week, BOB BALCH will show us a 70s rock style lick using an E Minor Pentatonic scale. JOE WALSH and ANGUS YOUNG often use this bend, pre-bend release style of lick . . . CHECK THIS OUT
MR. DANGO'S JAMMAN PEDAL (Quicktime)
MR. DANGO'S JAMMAN PEDAL (Quicktime) LEVEL: Gear Master 10…….In this video interview, MR. DANGO will show us is JamMan looper/delay pedal. He will also demonstrate how he plays against loops on stage . . . CHECK THIS OUT
MR. DANGO'S JAMMAN PEDAL (Flash)
LEVEL: Gear Master 10……. In this video interview, MR. DANGO will show us is JamMan looper/delay pedal. He will also demonstrate how he plays against loops on stage . . . CHECK THIS OUT
MIKE SCHEIDT'S PEDAL BOARD Part 1 (Quicktime)
MIKE SCHEIDT'S PEDAL BOARD Part 1 (Quicktime) LEVEL: Gear Master 10…….In this video interview, MIKE SCHEIDT will show us the first half of his pedal board. Find out which pedal he runs that was called the "Worst Stomp Box In Pedal History" by Guitar Player magazine . . . CHECK THIS OUT
MIKE SCHEIDT'S PEDAL BOARD Part 1 (Flash)
LEVEL: Gear Master 10……. In this video interview, MIKE SCHEIDT will show us the first half of his pedal board. Find out which pedal he runs that was called the "Worst Stomp Box In Pedal History" by Guitar Player magazine . . . CHECK THIS OUT
PINK Solo (Quicktime)
PINK Solo (Quicktime) LEVEL: Advanced 2…….In this guitar lesson video, WATA will show us the solo to the BORIS song "Pink." Check out how much she slides! Try to get your slides as tight as WATA . . . CHECK THIS OUT
PINK Solo (Flash)
LEVEL: Advanced 2……. In this guitar lesson video, WATA will show us the solo to the BORIS song "Pink." Check out how much she slides! Try to get your slides as tight as WATA . . . CHECK THIS OUT
WHITES OF YOUR EYES Bridge Riff (Quicktime)
WHITES OF YOUR EYES Bridge Riff (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 6…….In this lesson video, BOB BALCH will show us the bridge riff in the SUN AND SAIL CLUB song "Whites Of Your Eyes." The second half has some strange chord voicings . . . CHECK THIS OUT
WHITES OF YOUR EYES Bridge Riff (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 6……. In this lesson video, BOB BALCH will show us the bridge riff in the SUN AND SAIL CLUB song "Whites Of Your Eyes." The second half has some strange chord voicings . . . CHECK THIS OUT
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