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HIGH ON FIRE: DIIHIGH ON FIRE: DII
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)THE SWORD: APOCRYPHON (Part 1)
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 DEADRED FANG: HANK IS DEAD
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 05/20/15: WINO "SKYBONE"FREE VIDEO OF THE DAY 05/20/15: WINO "SKYBONE"
LEVEL: Beginner 5....... In this online guitar lesson video, WINO will show us THE OBSESSED song "Skybone." He'll also explain how Scott Reeder and himself broke into a studio to record an effect for a song. Rock . . . CHECK THIS OUT

FU MANCHU SKYPE GUITAR LESSONS (Quicktime HD)FU MANCHU SKYPE GUITAR LESSONS (Quicktime HD)
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AVALANCHE (Intro Riff)
AVALANCHE (Intro Riff) LEVEL: Intermediate 7....... In this guitar lesson video, JASON LANDRIAN will show us the intro riff in the BLACK COBRA song "Avalanche." We think BLACK COBRA uses one of the coolest tunings on the site. Double Drop A . . . CHECK THIS OUT
DIED IN CALIFORNIA (Verse Riff)
DIED IN CALIFORNIA (Verse Riff) LEVEL: Intermediate 3....... In this guitar lesson video, MARIO LALLI will show us the verse riff in the FATSO JETSON song "Died In California." This song uses an unusual open G major tuning. G-G-D-G-B-B. It's crazy/rad . . . CHECK THIS OUT
I LOVE YOU TOO (Main Riff)
I LOVE YOU TOO (Main Riff) LEVEL: Beginner 4....... In this guitar lesson video, JASON SIMON will show us the main riff in the DEAD MEADOW song "I Love You Too." This song has a pretty interesting tuning. It's an open G power chord, so all the strings are tuned to either G or D. He'll also explain how he uses this tuning to emulate sitar players . . . CHECK THIS OUT
STATEMENT (Solo Section)
STATEMENT (Solo Section) LEVEL: Intermediate 7....... In this guitar lesson, WATA will show us the solo section in the BORIS song "Statement." Some main components to WATA's soloing style are big slides and playing on the higher frets. "Borrow" these ideas from WATA in order to rule . . . CHECK THIS OUT
DIMENSION SHIFTER (Bass Riff, Last Solo)
DIMENSION SHIFTER (Bass Riff, Last Solo) LEVEL: Beginner 3....... In this lesson video, BOB BALCH will show us the bass riff and the beginning of the last solo in the FU MANCHU song "Dimension Shifter." He will also tell us which tap tempo delay he's running for that solo. This is a really good lesson to try if you're a beginner . . . CHECK THIS OUT
THIRTY (Part 3)
THIRTY (Part 3) LEVEL: Intermediate 3....... In this guitar lesson video, WILL MECUM will show us "The Build" and "Riff C" in the KARMA TO BURN song "Thirty." He will also show us how to add vibrato to our octaves in drop D tuning . . . CHECK THIS OUT
MAD WORLD
MAD WORLD LEVEL: Advanced 7……. WOODY WEATHERMAN says this song is easy. Maybe for him! Check out the time signature changes. The riff is simple enough, it's how WOODY WEATHERMAN plays it that makes it difficult. Try to duplicate WOODY'S nuances if you dare . . . CHECK THIS OUT
OMNISCIENT (Outro Riff)
OMNISCIENT (Outro Riff) LEVEL: Intermediate 4……. In this guitar lesson video, JASON LANDRIAN will show us the last transition and outro riff in the BLACK COBRA song "Omniscient." We love his guitar tone . . . CHECK THIS OUT
JASON SIMON'S DEALY AND LOOPER PEDALS (Part 3)
JASON SIMON'S DEALY AND LOOPER PEDALS (Part 3) LEVEL: Gear Master 10……. In this video interview, JASON SIMON from DEAD MEADOW will demo his BELLE EPOCH by Catalinbread and his LOOP JUNKY by ZVEX. Jason will also explain why he chooses these pedals above other delays and loopers . . . CHECK THIS OUT
IRON CHEF (Final Riff)
IRON CHEF (Final Riff) LEVEL: Intermediate 4……. In this guitar lesson video, DINO LALLI will show us the final riff in the FATSO JETSON song "Iron Chef." It uses a lot of the same chords as some of the previous riffs, but you should notice how DINO keeps the melody note on the g string. The last part he moves the melody down and up one half step. Pretty cool . . . CHECK THIS OUT
OMNISCIENT (Transition/Mid Tempo Riff)
OMNISCIENT (Transition/Mid Tempo Riff) LEVEL: Intermediate 5....... In this guitar lesson video, JASON LANDRIAN will show us the transition and mid tempo riff in the BLACK COBRA song "Omniscient." Notice how the mid tempo riff goes from 4/4 to 2/4 then back to 4/4. That's rad . . . CHECK THIS OUT
STATEMENT (Second Section)
STATEMENT (Second Section) LEVEL: Beginner 7……. In this guitar lesson video, WATA will show us the second section in the BORIS song "Statement." This riff is pretty easy, (that doesn't meant it doesn't rule). Although, there is a time signature change towards the end . . . CHECK THIS OUT
DEAD HORSE OVERDRIVE by PRO TONE PEDALS demo
DEAD HORSE OVERDRIVE by PRO TONE PEDALS demo LEVEL: Gear Master 10……. The DEAD HORSE OVERDRIVE by PRO TONE PEDALS is like an Ibanez Tube Screamer with more gain and extended low end. Watch and listen . . . CHECK THIS OUT
SCHENKENSTEIN TRUMPET FUZZ pedal demo
SCHENKENSTEIN TRUMPET FUZZ pedal demo LEVEL: Gear Master 10……. The TRUMPET FUZZ by SCHENKENSTEIN is a fuzz/overdrive with a Harmonic Energizer similar to the fixed wah pedal that FRANK ZAPPA used. Watch, listen and learn . . . CHECK THIS OUT
THIRTY (Riff B)
THIRTY (Riff B) LEVEL: Intermediate 3……. In this lesson video, WILL MECUM will show us "Riff B" in the KARMA TO BURN song "Thirty." Take notice of how Will uses the intro riff as an ending to "Riff B" and a transition back to "Riff A" . . . CHECK THIS OUT
WHO'S GOT THE FIRE (All The Rhythm Riffs)
WHO'S GOT THE FIRE (All The Rhythm Riffs) LEVEL: Intermediate 8……. In this guitar lesson video, WOODY WEATHERMAN will show us every riff in the CORROSION OF CONFORMITY song "Who's Got The Fire." Woody says this song is pretty easy, but there is a time signature change in it . . . CHECK THIS OUT
JASON SIMON'S PEDAL BOARD (Part 2)
JASON SIMON'S PEDAL BOARD (Part 2) LEVEL: Gear Master 10……. In this video. JASON SIMON will show us an octave fuzz and a fuzz with a clean blend that he uses in DEAD MEADOW. He will also play a few newer riffs that use these pedals . . . CHECK THIS OUT
IRON CHEF (Dino's Harmony Part Under The Zappa Groove Riff)
IRON CHEF (Dino's Harmony Part Under The Zappa Groove Riff) LEVEL: Intermediate 2……. In this guitar lesson video, DINO LALLI will show us the harmony riff under the FRANK ZAPPA groove in the FATSO JETSON song "Iron Chef." . . . CHECK THIS OUT
OMNISCIENT (Song Structure/Third Riff)
OMNISCIENT (Song Structure/Third Riff) LEVEL: Intermediate 4……. In this guitar lesson video, JASON LANDRIAN will show us the third riff and the song structure so far in the BLACK COBRA song "Omniscient" . . . CHECK THIS OUT
STATEMENT (First Riff, First Solo, Verse Riff)
STATEMENT (First Riff, First Solo, Verse Riff) LEVEL: Intermediate 7……. In this guitar lesson video, WATA will show us the first riff, first solo and verse riff in the BORIS song "Statement." Notice how much WATA uses slides during her solo, you should try to emulate that . . . CHECK THIS OUT
THIRTY (Riffs ONE and TWO)
THIRTY (Riffs ONE and TWO) LEVEL: Intermediate 4……. In this guitar lesson video, Will Mecum will show us the first two riffs in the KARMA TO BURN song "Thirty." If you want some riffs to check out in Drop D you came to the right place . . . CHECK THIS OUT
DIMENSION SHIFTER (Second Lead)
DIMENSION SHIFTER (Second Lead) LEVEL: Intermediate 6……. In this guitar lesson, BOB BALCH will show us the second lead in the FU MANCHU song "Dimension Shifter." He will also demonstrate which licks are improvised live and which ones remain from the recorded version . . . CHECK THIS OUT
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