In this post, I would like to discuss a musical device known as diatonic substitution and how it may be used in a rock or metal context in regards to the guitar. Diatonic substitution is simply swapping one chord for another in the same key.
In this exclusive video lesson, Mayday Parade guitarist Brooks Betts shows you how to play the band's new song, "When You See My Friends." Part one of the lesson is below, and featured the rhythm guitar part for the song. Stay tuned for the lead guitar part, which we'll be posting on Wednesday!
In the following series of videos, Kenny Wayne Shepherd talks about his songwriting philosophy and his gear, and shows you how to play "Never Lookin' Back" and "Come On Over" off his new album, How I Go.
Canada's Threat Signal are releasing their new, self-titled album on October 11 via Nuclear Blast Records, and to get you pumped up, they've sent over a video lesson from guitarist Chris Feener, who shows you how to play the band's new song, "Face the Day."
It's a Foo Fighters extravaganza at GuitarWorld.com today, with Dave Grohl's lesson for "The Pretender" and "Rope," a Guitar World magazine cover outtakes gallery and the announcement of a new special publication, Guitar One Presents Foo Fighters.
In the following videos, Trivium guitarists Matt Heafy and Corey Beaulieu show you how to play the songs "Inception of the End," "Built To Fall" and "Forsake Not the Dream" from the band's new album, In Waves