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Metal Mike Chlasciak

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Metal for Life with Metal Mike: Continuing Our Look at Drop-D-Based Metal Riffage

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the January 2015 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store.

Metal for Life with Metal Mike: Using Drop-D Tuning to Write Heavy Riffs

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the Holiday 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store.

Metal Mike: Just Sign Here — The Art of Protecting Yourself As a Musician

One important area for musicians is the world of written agreements and how one’s services relate to the industry they work in. Let’s get the first thing out of the way: Most musicians hate talking about business and money. Or, should I say, they hate talking about it publicly, because when you get a couple of musicians together in private, one subject that usually pops up is business.

Metal for Life with Metal Mike Chlasciak: Defending the Faith of Metal and Rock Guitar with Challenging Soloing Patterns

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the December 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store.

Metal Mike: Eliminating a Guitar Student's Biggest Mistake

Today I want to talk about one of the biggest self-sabotaging mistakes many students make. This silent assassin applies even to some of my most committed students. It goes something like this: I show my student an example. Before I am done with it, he or she student starts to try to play it immediately. This happens more often than not while I’m in the middle of showing them "how to play it." Get it?

Metal for Life with Metal Mike: Incorporating Suspended Chords into Metal Rhythm Parts

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the November 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store.

Metal Mike: Dispelling the Myth of Being Self-Taught

There's a certain level of pride many musicians feel when they claim they are self-taught, and I can understand why. By considering themselves self-taught, some people enjoy the fact that, by not taking “lessons,” they discovered the ins and outs of playing an instrument on their own time, their own way, through their own skills.

Metal for Life with Metal Mike: Combining Metal-Style Rhythm-Playing Techniques to Create Memorable Riffs

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the October 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store.

Metal for Life with Metal Mike: Build Up Your Chops with These Challenging, Molten-Hot Metal Riffs

The following content is related to the March 2013 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now, or in our online store.

Metal for Life with Metal Mike: Utilizing Powerful-Sounding Chord Voicings That Include Open Strings

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the September 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store.