In the feature-filled 20 Essential Metal Licks Lick Pack DVD, you'll learn the essentials of metal guitar playing, such as two-note harmonies and power chords, alternate-picking and hammer-on accents, pentatonic wide-stretch leads, string-skipping arpeggios, fast alternate picking, legato arpeggios and more!
Has any piece of musical equipment proliferated more, or more rapidly, than the humble electric guitar effect unit? Though there is no official tally, suffice it to say that thousands of stomp boxes, effect devices and processors have been created for the electric guitar over the past 60 years (and that’s not including rackmount effects). Conceivably, more than half of those devices are distortion, fuzz and overdrive effects.
Now in the second year of a grueling fight with cancer, blues guitar stalwart Kid Ramos spends much of his time in bed these days. “There are still days when I feel good,” he says. “I go outside and try to do a little work in my garage. But otherwise I’m in bed.”
Binding is generally recognized as a “deluxe” feature. From the simple and understated single-ply binding of a Telecaster Deluxe to the nearly excessive multiple laminations found on a Gibson Super 400 CES, binding indicates, at the very minimum, a step up from a basic model. In this post, I’ll introduce you to a nearly foolproof tool to create binding ledges.
Being a great blues guitar player is something you can't teach or absorb through osmosis. Real blues comes from the soul. You've either got it or you don't. In the case of Jared James Nichols, the former applies.
The Rock Guitar 101 DVD is available now at the Guitar World Online Store for $14.99. Rock Guitar 101 is an incredible one-stop DVD providing over 70 minutes of instruction on all the basic skills you need to play rock guitar.