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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 12/17/14: CLUTCH "EARTH ROCKER" (Middle/Bridge Section)FREE VIDEO OF THE DAY 12/17/14: CLUTCH "EARTH ROCKER" (Middle/Bridge Section)
LEVEL: Intermediate 3.......In this guitar lesson video, TIM SULT will show us the middle/bridge section in the CLUTCH song "Earth Rocker." Tim describes this riff as their most "punk influenced" riff . . . 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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SLEEPY SILVER DOOR Outro Riff (Quicktime)
SLEEPY SILVER DOOR Outro Riff (Quicktime) LEVEL: Beginner 5…….In this guitar lesson video, JASON SIMON will show us the outro riff in the DEAD MEADOW song "Sleepy Silver Door." JASON SIMON will also explain how he strums all of the strings while muting unwanted strings. This technique helps cut through the fuzz . . . CHECK THIS OUT
SLEEPY SILVER DOOR Outro Riff (Flash)
LEVEL: Beginner 5……. In this guitar lesson video, JASON SIMON will show us the outro riff in the DEAD MEADOW song "Sleepy Silver Door." JASON SIMON will also explain how he strums all of the strings while muting unwanted strings. This technique helps cut through the fuzz . . . CHECK THIS OUT
LICK OF THE WEEK: December 15th, 2014 (Quicktime)
LICK OF THE WEEK: December 15th, 2014 (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 7…….In this addition to LICK OF THE WEEK, BOB BALCH from FU MANCHU will show us a lick in the key of E minor. This is more of a riff really because it uses open strings, but it does stretch over three pentatonic shapes . . . CHECK THIS OUT
LICK OF THE WEEK: December 15th, 2014 (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 7……. In this addition to LICK OF THE WEEK, BOB BALCH from FU MANCHU will show us a lick in the key of E minor. This is more of a riff really because it uses open strings, but it does stretch over three pentatonic shapes . . . CHECK THIS OUT
OMNISCIENT First Riff/Transition Riff (Quicktime)
OMNISCIENT First Riff/Transition Riff (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 8…….In this guitar lesson, JASON LANDRIAN will show us the first riff and transition riff in the BLACK COBRA song "Omniscient." You will have to drop your top two strings to Low A, and tune standard from there . . . CHECK THIS OUT
OMNISCIENT First Riff/Transition Riff (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 8……. In this guitar lesson, JASON LANDRIAN will show us the first riff and transition riff in the BLACK COBRA song "Omniscient." You will have to drop your top two strings to Low A, and tune standard from there . . . CHECK THIS OUT
IRON CHEF Dino's Harmony Part 1 (Quicktime)
IRON CHEF Dino's Harmony Part 1 (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 7…….In this guitar lesson video, DINO LALLI will show us his harmony parts during the "riffbot" section of the FATSO JETSON song "Iron Chef" . . . CHECK THIS OUT
IRON CHEF Dino's Harmony Part 1 (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 7……. In this guitar lesson video, DINO LALLI will show us his harmony parts during the "riffbot" section of the FATSO JETSON song "Iron Chef" . . . CHECK THIS OUT
LICK OF THE WEEK: DECEMBER 2nd, 2014 (Quicktime)
LICK OF THE WEEK: DECEMBER 2nd, 2014 (Quicktime) LEVEL: Intermediate 4…….BOB BALCH from FU MANCHU will show you a lick in G minor using a G minor pentatonic scale and an added note from the diatonic scale. RANDY RHODES often mixed scales and you should too . . . CHECK THIS OUT
LICK OF THE WEEK: DECEMBER 2nd 2014 (Flash)
LEVEL: Intermediate 4……. BOB BALCH from FU MANCHU will show you a lick in G minor using a G minor pentatonic scale and an added note from the diatonic scale. RANDY RHODES often mixed scales and you should too . . . CHECK THIS OUT
MIKE SCHEIDT'S PEDAL BOARD Part Two (Quicktime)
MIKE SCHEIDT'S PEDAL BOARD Part Two (Quicktime) LEVEL: Gear Master 10……. In this video interview, MIKE SCHEIDT from YOB will walk us through the remaining pedals on his pedal board. You'll learn which fuzz, wah and phaser pedals MIKE SCHEIDT rocks on stage in YOB . . . CHECK THIS OUT
MIKE SCHEIDT'S PEDAL BOARD Part Two (Flash)
LEVEL: Gear Master 10……. In this video interview, MIKE SCHEIDT from YOB will walk us through the remaining pedals on his pedal board. You'll learn which fuzz, wah and phaser pedals MIKE SCHEIDT rocks on stage in YOB . . . CHECK THIS OUT
"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
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