Take a look at Randy Rhoads' classically influenced acoustic guitar work.
A guitar solo is the highlight of any Stevie Ray Vaughan song, and the solos he performed in his 1983 hit “Pride and Joy” are among his finest.
Performing arpeggio patterns in this style poses interesting technical and fingering challenges that have been embraced by guitarists of every ilk.
Even though we tend to think of scale playing as the ultimate speed test, speed itself isn't really the problem. It's switching strings.
Look at a few examples of fairly well-known songs from the modern era that utilize the dim7 chord in interesting, effective ways.
Learn how to visualize the notes across your entire fretboard more easily and clearly with this lesson.
Learn a new approach to playing arpeggios—specifically in regard to fret-hand technique—from our new columnist, Jason Richardson!
Incorporating dominant seven arpeggios into your improvised lines is a simple way to expand note-choice possibilities.
This kind of “positional wizardry” can be used to generate interesting melodic patterns that can be used in a variety of ways.
Tapping melodies and chords at the same time can help you find new to space to live in on the guitar.
These string-skipping techniques will help you nail some fast alternate- and sweep/economy-picked phrases.
Learn a double-picking technique Jake E. Lee used to great effect during his time with Ozzy Osbourne.