An intermediate and advanced example of how to create a cascading and melodic sequence of arpeggios tied together to compliment a chord progression. This lesson will also cover using diminished scale arpeggios to melodically enhance chromatic chord changes. These examples are heavily inspired by Jeff Loomis and Paul Gilbert.
Welcome to this lesson using a lot of different techniques in rock guitar, such as, tapping, arpeggios, string skipping, and different combinations of them.
Here we have a solo study in the neo-classical rock/metal style. This style gained popularity from the groundbreaking release of Yngwie Malmsteen’s 1984 debut album Rising Force. The solo study looks at some of the techniques used in this demanding style including alternate picking, sweeping, bending and vibrato.
Here we have a free lick taken from the “Dragon’s Fury” solo study, based around the neo-classical rock/metal style influenced by Yngwie Malmsteen, Nicolo Paganini, J.S Bach, Jimi Hendrix, Uli Jon Roth and Ritchie Blackmore