Writing a headbanging riff is an art form, and the power to inspire listeners to violently whip their noggins at the sound of your heavy riffing is something to be valued.
When you hear the word "exotic," what comes to mind?
You have a bit of time, you pick up the guitar—and you play the same old licks, riffs and scales.
We’ve all suffered the frustrations of getting our guitars to play in tune along the length of the neck.
As every guitarist knows, F major can be a tricky chord to play.
A guitar solo is the highlight of any Stevie Ray Vaughan song, and the solos he performed in his 1983 hit “Pride and Joy” are among his finest.
The music we listen to (at least in the western part of the world) conditions us, as guitar players, to a default timing and rhythm.
I've been noticing a trend amongst younger guitarists on YouTube and elsewhere; it's a distinct lack of melody.
Some people think music theory robs you of your creativity. Coincidentally, those are the same people who think the Earth is square.
There's more than one way to physically approach alternate picking. There is no right or wrong way.
Most of you are already familiar with tablature, also known as tabs.
It should go without saying, but strong ears are a necessary part of your musicianship.
This post deals with a simple but hugely important topic: how to practice! As a professional guitar instructor, it is my job to address various weaknesses in my students' playing and remedy the...