Three-note-per-string licks are for girly-men! Try this chromatic monster of a lick, inspired by the likes of John Petrucci and Steve Morse.
How many licks does it take to get to the center of Paul Gilbert's alternate picking exercise? 39, apparently.
Warning! Today's neo-classical lick is not for the faint of heart... and neither is Vinnie Moore's circa 1986 hairdo!
Get yer shred on with this tasty two-string arpeggio lick in the vein of Anthrax's Scott Ian!
Stretch yourself with this pseudo-pentatonic fret hand punisher!
Sweep 'em off their feet with this sick ascending sweep picking lick--a Testament to Alex Skolnick!
Dave Mustaine loves him some tremolo pickin', so here's a nice example that he'd be proud of.
Another order of Kirk Hammett is on the 101 Licks menu today, with a side of B-minor.
Melt your fretboard with this versatile lick from the mind of Kirk Hammett!
Repeat yourself--in a good way of course with this nasty repeating lick inspired by the inimitable Randy Rhoads.
Learn the basics of eighth-note triplet strumming in this video lesson with Guitar World senior music editor, Jimmy Brown.
Get a legato up on your competition with this pull-off laced lick in the style of Dave Murray of Iron Maiden.
Another blues-based lick from hell, this time courtesy of Iron Maiden's Adrian Smith!