If you're new to tapping, this lesson will show you the basic technique and some common triad shapes in the early style of Randy Rhoads and Eddie Van Halen.
This lesson is focused on soloing over a chromatic chord progression. You will learn Pentatonic, Dorian and Chromatic licks, sweeping triads, bending with tapping and much more. Check it out!
The idea for this solo came from one of my most favourite bands EUROPE that influenced my playing over the years. The solo contains some of my most favourite techniques and licks so I hope you can expand your rock phrasing vocabulary as well as improve your picking and feel when soloing.
This is a neoclassical lick with cool tapped arpeggios that I use a lot in my playing.
This lick is about rhythm displacement, we have phrases starting on 1st beat, 2nd beat and even after 16th pause so it creates pretty interesting effect time wise.
This short lick will show you how to merge a tapping and a picking phrase together.
A song to practice two hand, 8 finger tapping
Here is my little introduction into "two handed tapping" technique - (both hands over fretboard). Playing this way you'll reach very interesting (more like keyboard) sound on your guitar...and it looks very cool on stage ;) Steve Vai does the same in his song "Bulding The Church" !
This song was my entry for Guitar Idol III. It involves some of my favourite rock techniques and licks, and it will improve your alternate picking, tapping, and string skipping, as well as develop stamina in your right hand, thanks to the prolonged wide stretches.
Hi and welcome to my next tutorial - "Ballad style solo". In this lesson I would like to show you some melodic phrasing ideas for a ballad feel.
This is my 8-finger tapping version of Muris Varajic's Mojo Oro. The lesson also features a full introduction with exercises for the 8-finger tapping technique.
This is a short lesson introducing the concept of pitch axis. It features a melody and short solo in the style of Joe Satriani.
Learn to play Eddie Van Halen's amazing guitar solo on Michael Jackson's "Beat It".
This lick is taken from my Outside Lines guitar lesson. The lick is inspired by guitarists such as Nuno Bettencourt and Tony Macalpine.
"Goodbye" covers a 20 bar solo over a punk/rock progression. The first aim of demonstration is some simple, yet effective pentatonic ideas and extra note choice. Another highlight is how to build your solo through "gears", building up to the fast flashy stuff, which is essential for a coherent & interesting structure