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A few quick ways to speedy guitar licks

Building speed and accuracy is an important aspect of guitar technique, particularly for rock and metal players. Adding fast phrases to guitar solos adds impact and opens up all sorts of creative possibilities – used tastefully, of course! 

Elixir Strings artist Cameron Cooper demos some of his favorite speedy licks in easy-to-learn fashion in this short electric guitar lesson. Taking simple patterns to work on both legato technique and alternate picking, Cameron makes it simple to go from 0-60 in no time at all. His go-tos are Elixir Electric Strings with Optiweb Coating.

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