In an exclusive new lesson, Troy Grady breaks down the key techniques in Paul Gilbert's seminal 'Intense Rock' instructional video.
What do you do when there's no single job that encompasses everything you want to do? You create one!
In the late Seventiesand early Eighties, if there was one name from the jazz guitar world that rock and metal listeners were likely to know, it was Al Di Meola.
Li-Sa-X is an 11-year-old Japanese guitar phenomenon whose YouTube covers of virtuoso rock guitar classics, includung Racer X's "Scarified," have racked up seven-figure viewcounts.
Scale playing is the most elemental expression of technical skill in music. From pianists to violinists, mastering this simple linear exercise is a rite of passage for new players.
In this clip from our recent interview with the amazing Joscho Stephan, the jazz master offers a fascinating study in two iconic styles of arpeggio playing.
As lead guitarists, we often chase the elusive ideal of one picking technique that lets us "play anything."
Why are some players seemingly super-powered when it comes to speed?Of course, the internet loves to argue about musicality versus technique.