Today's lick pays homage to the playing of blues legends Stevie Ray Vaughan and Lightnin' Hopkins. It's a short but action-packed lick in the key of A, played out of the open position and incorporating lots of quick finger slides, hammer-ons, pull-offs and open strings.
It's proving to be a big day for music premiers today -- Warbringer, Sebastian Bach, Megadeth, Loutallica, Animals As Leaders. You can now add Chickenfoot to that list, as they're now streaming their new album, Chickenfoot III, online at this location.
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!