In this lesson I discuss a few options I use when playing over dominant 7 chords. I’ll take you through a methodical process of using scales that progressively use more and more dissonant notes. It will be this intermingling of consonant and dissonant sounds that will add a lot of interesting elements to your playing and give your solos the contrast that will keep your audience listening.
AC/DC have premiered "Play Ball," the first music video from their new album, Rock or Bust. You can check it out below. In keeping with the song's title, the clip is a tribute to sports (and other things) that involve balls ... and perhaps to people who wear bikinis.
In 1985, while the world was focused on the birth of the first.com, a new computer operating system called Windows and “Live Aid,” an Annapolis, Maryland, guitar repairman decided to create a namesake guitar company called Paul Reed Smith Guitars.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents an exclusive tutorial video for "Blankets on the Sun," a new track by hook-heavy rockers Buffalo Killers. The track is from the band's new album, Fireball of Sulk, will be released November 24.
As you’ve probably already heard, we have a new guitarist, Chris Broderick [Nevermore, Jag Panzer]. Chris is heavily influenced by Marty Friedman, which is great, because Megadeth play more music from that era of the band than any other and I’ve always liked that particular style.
Many of us fall into the trap of practicing the same old stuff over and over again. This is why so many players find they hit a point where they don't get better. This has nothing to do with age or physical limitations; it's because they are not practicing or challenging themselves. They are doing nothing but maintaining.
Pink Floyd's new album, The Endless River, is available pretty much everywhere as of today. In honor of the release, Pink Floyd have posted the official music video for a track off the new album, "Louder Than Words."