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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 04/13/14 HELMET "ECONOMY OF MOTION"FREE VIDEO OF THE DAY 04/13/14 HELMET "ECONOMY OF MOTION"
LEVEL: Intermediate 4.......In this guitar lesson video, PAGE HAMILTON will show us how he uses economy of motion when creating HELMET riffs. If you don't know what economy of motion is, you should watch this . . . 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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NATURE'S PREDATORS Part 2 (Quicktime)
NATURE'S PREDATORS Part 2 (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 4.......In this guitar lesson, PHILIP COPE will show us the 3rd and 4th riffs in the KYLESA song "Nature's Predators." If you want to develop your speed the 4th riff is a good one for you because of the hammer ons . . . CHECK THIS OUT
NATURE'S PREDATORS Part 2 (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 4....... In this guitar lesson, PHILIP COPE will show us the 3rd and 4th riffs in the KYLESA song "Nature's Predators." If you want to develop your speed the 4th riff is a good one for you because of the hammer ons . . . CHECK THIS OUT
16 AND PREGNANT Part 2 (Quicktime)
16 AND PREGNANT Part 2 (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 2.......In this guitar lesson video, WILL ELLIS will show us the 2nd and 3rd riffs in the AMERICAN SHARKS song "16 AND PREGNANT." He will also play through the solo section. Notice his use of octave hallways during the solo . . . CHECK THIS OUT
SIXTEEN AND PREGNANT Part 2 (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 2....... In this guitar lesson video, WILL ELLIS will show us the 2nd and 3rd riffs in the AMERICAN SHARKS song "16 AND PREGNANT." He will also play through the solo section. Notice his use of octave hallways during the solo . . . CHECK THIS OUT
BURNING THE ALTAR Post Chorus PART 2 (Quicktime)
BURNING THE ALTAR Post Chorus PART 2 (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 3....... In this guitar lesson video, MIKE SCHEIDT will show us the second half of the post chorus riff in the YOB song "Burning The Altar." Take notice of the crazy time changes. When listening to the riff they aren't as obvious, but when playing them you need to make sure you add a few beats here and there . . . CHECK THIS OUT
BURNING THE ALTAR Post Chorus PART 2 (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 3....... In this guitar lesson video, MIKE SCHEIDT will show us the second half of the post chorus riff in the YOB song "Burning The Altar." Take notice of the crazy time changes. When listening to the riff they aren't as obvious, but when playing them you need to make sure you add a few beats here and there . . . CHECK THIS OUT
SWEETEST CURSE Riff One (Quicktime)
SWEETEST CURSE Riff One (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 4.......In this guitar lesson video, PETER ADAMS will show us the first riff in the BARONESS song "The Sweetest Curse." Peter will also show us the harmony part he plays over this riff . . . CHECK THIS OUT
SWEETEST CURSE First Riff (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 4....... In this guitar lesson video, PETER ADAMS will show us the first riff in the BARONESS song "The Sweetest Curse." Peter will also show us the harmony part he plays over this riff . . . CHECK THIS OUT
IN SEARCH OF (THE) Part 2 (Quicktime)
IN SEARCH OF (THE) Part 2 (Quicktime) LEVEL: Beginner 6.......In this guitar lesson video, DANGO will show us the verse riff in the TRUCKFIGHTERS song "In Search Of (The)." This is a good lesson to try if you're a beginner who needs work on your triplet feel . . . CHECK THIS OUT
IN SEARCH OF (THE) Part 2 (Flash)
LEVEL: Beginner 6....... In this guitar lesson video, DANGO will show us the verse riff in the TRUCKFIGHTERS song "In Search Of (The)." This is a good lesson to try if you're a beginner who needs work on your triplet feel . . . CHECK THIS OUT
BURNING THE ALTAR Post Chorus (Quicktime)
BURNING THE ALTAR Post Chorus (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 4.......In this guitar lesson video, MIKE SCHEIDT will show us the post chorus riff in the YOB song "Burning The Altar." This riff uses a mode of the harmonic minor scale which gives it a middle eastern sound. Also, notice how Mike uses open strings with his power chords to fill up the sound . . . CHECK THIS OUT
BURNING THE ALTAR Post Chorus (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 4....... In this guitar lesson video, MIKE SCHEIDT will show us the post chorus riff in the YOB song "Burning The Altar." This riff uses a mode of the harmonic minor scale which gives it a middle eastern sound. Also, notice how Mike uses open strings with his power chords to fill up the sound . . . CHECK THIS OUT
FU MANCHU "Dimension Shifter" Studio Footage (Quicktime)
FU MANCHU "Dimension Shifter" Studio Footage (Quicktime) FU MANCHU "Dimension Shifter" studio footage for you! Watch the band record drums, bass, guitar and lead guitar. New FU MANCHU album "Gigantoid" out early May . . . CHECK THIS OUT
FU MANCHU "Dimension Shifter" Studio Footage (Flash)
FU MANCHU "Dimension Shifter" studio footage for you! Watch the band record drums, bass, guitar and lead guitar. New FU MANCHU album "Gigantoid" out early May . . . CHECK THIS OUT
NATURE'S PREDATORS Part 1 (Quicktime)
NATURE'S PREDATORS Part 1 (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 8.......In this guitar lesson video, PHILLIP COPE will show us the first two riffs in the KYLESA song "Nature's Predators." You must tune low! Notice how the second riff has two time signatures . . . CHECK THIS OUT
NATURE'S PREDATORS Part 1 (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 8....... In this guitar lesson video, PHILLIP COPE will show us the first two riffs in the KYLESA song "Nature's Predators." You must tune low! Notice how the second riff has two time signatures . . . CHECK THIS OUT
FU MANCHU: EVOLUTION MACHINE Riff Preview (Quicktime)
FU MANCHU: EVOLUTION MACHINE Riff Preview (Quicktime) LEVEL: Beginner 6.......In this riff preview video, you'll get to watch BOB BALCH tracking the rhythm guitars for the new FU MANCHU song "Evolution Machine." Learn the new riffs before anybody else . . . CHECK THIS OUT
FU MANCHU: EVOLUTION MACHINE Riff Preview (Flash)
LEVEL: Beginner 6....... In this riff preview video, you'll get to watch BOB BALCH tracking the rhythm guitars for the new FU MANCHU song "Evolution Machine." Learn the new riffs before anybody else . . . CHECK THIS OUT
FU MANCHU Studio Footage 2014 "Reeder's Drum Take" (Quicktime)
FU MANCHU Studio Footage 2014 "Reeder's Drum Take" (Quicktime) Check out the first of a series of studio teasers for the new FU MANCHU record! This is SCOTT REEDER'S drum take for a yet to be titled song . . . CHECK THIS OUT
FU MANCHU Studio Footage 2014 "Reeder's Drum Take" (Flash)
Check out the first of a series of studio teasers for the new FU MANCHU record! This is SCOTT REEDER'S drum take for a yet to be titled song . . . CHECK THIS OUT
HELD DOWN Outro Riff (Quicktime)
HELD DOWN Outro Riff (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 7.......In this guitar lesson video, BOB BALCH will show us the outro riff in the SUN AND SAIL CLUB song "Held Down." He'll explain how the riff morphs and how to kill the low E string while strumming . . . CHECK THIS OUT
HELD DOWN Outro Riff (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 7....... In this guitar lesson video, BOB BALCH will show us the outro riff in the SUN AND SAIL CLUB song "Held Down." He'll explain how the riff morphs and how to kill the low E string while strumming . . . CHECK THIS OUT
IN SEARCH OF (THE) Intro Riff (Quicktime)
IN SEARCH OF (THE) Intro Riff (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 4.......In this guitar lesson video, DANGO will show us the intro riff to the TRUCKFIGHTERS song "In Search Of (The)." Notice how he moves part of the riff to a higher octave once the fuzz is kicked on . . . CHECK THIS OUT
IN SEARCH OF (THE) Intro Riff (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 4....... In this guitar lesson video, DANGO will show us the intro riff to the TRUCKFIGHTERS song "In Search Of (The)." Notice how he moves part of the riff to a higher octave once the fuzz is kicked on . . . CHECK THIS OUT
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PlayThisRiff member CIRRRUS' riffs Thanks PlayThisRiff member CIRRRUS for uploading your riffs! You rule! If you are a PlayThisRiff member and want to submit your riffs or pictures of your gear send your submissions to PlayThisRiff@gmail.com . . . CHECK THIS OUT
LICK OF THE WEEK: January 18th 2014 (Quicktime)
LICK OF THE WEEK: January 18th 2014 (Quicktime) LEVEL: Beginner 7....... In this addition to LICK OF THE WEEK, Bob Balch from FU MANCHU will show us a lick in the style of THIN LIZZY in B Minor . . . CHECK THIS OUT
LICK OF THE WEEK: January 18th 2014 (Flash)
LEVEL: Beginner 7....... In this addition to LICK OF THE WEEK, Bob Balch from FU MANCHU will show us a lick in the style of THIN LIZZY in B Minor . . . CHECK THIS OUT
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