Exclusive Video Lesson: Kyng — "Bleed Easy"

Here's an exclusive lesson by guitarist Eddie Veliz of Southern California-based Kyng, who shows you how to play "Bleed Easy," a track off the band's 2011 album, Trampled Sun.

Kyng -- singer/songwriter/guitarist Eddie Veliz, bassist Tony Castaneda and drummer Pepe Clarke Magaña -- have kicked off a massive US tour -- including an appearance this Saturday, June 23, at Metallica's Orion Music + More festival in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Check out their full tour schedule below the video.

Keep up with Kyng at their official website and Facebook page.

You can buy Trampled Sun on iTunes here. (opens in new tab)

Photo: Katharine Guerrero

Untitled (opens in new tab) from KYNG (opens in new tab) on Vimeo (opens in new tab).

  • 06/21/12 Baltimore, MD Sonar
  • 06/22/12 West Chester, PA The Note
  • 06/23/12 Atlantic City, NJ Bader Field
  • 06/27/12 Jefferson, LA Southport Hall
  • 06/29/12 Dallas, TX Trees
  • 06/30/12 Houston, TX Warehouse Live
  • 07/01/12 Corpus Christi, TX Brewster Street Ice House
  • 07/03/12 Pensacola, FL Vinyl Music Hall
  • 07/05/12 Tallahassee, FL Coliseum Tallahassee
  • 07/06/12 Knoxville, TN The Valarium
  • 07/07/12 Chattanooga, TN Track 29
  • 07/08/12 Nashville, TN Marathon Music Works
  • 07/10/12 Baltimore, MD Ram's Head Live
  • 07/11/12 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
  • 07/13/12 Portland, ME The Asylum
  • 07/14/12 Hampton Beach, NH Wally's Pub
  • 07/15/12 Bristol, CT Bleacher's
  • 07/17/12 Sharon, PA Tully's Pub
  • 07/18/12 Flint, MI The Machine Shop
  • 07/19/12 Fort Wayne, IN Piere's
  • 07/21/12 Chicago, IL Bottom Lounge
  • 07/22/12 Sauget, IL Pop's
  • 07/24/12 Fayetteville, AR George's Majestic Lounge
  • 09/14/12 Kansas City, MO The Midland Theatre by AMC
  • 09/15/12 Chicago, IL House Of Blues
  • 09/16/12 Dayton, OH Montgomery County Fairgrounds
  • 09/18/12 Clifton Park, NY Northern Lights
  • 09/20/12 Boston, MA House Of Blues
  • 09/21/12 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
  • 09/22/12 Baltimore, MD Pier Six Concert Pavillion
  • 09/23/12 Norfolk, VA The NorVa
  • 09/25/12 St. Petersburg, FL Jannus Live
  • 09/27/12 Atlanta, GA Tabernacle
  • 09/28/12 Sauget, IL Pop's
  • 09/29/12 Oklahoma City, OK Diamond Ballroom
  • 10/01/12 Tempe, AZ The Marquee
  • 10/02/12 Pomona, CA The Fox Theater
  • 10/03/12 Modesto, CA Modesto Centre Plaza
  • 10/05/12 Seattle, WA Showbox SoDo
  • 10/06/12 Spokane, WA Knitting Factory
  • 10/08/12 Blackfoot, ID Club Centenario
  • 10/09/12 Magna, UT The Great Salt Air
  • 10/11/12 Billings, MT Shrine Auditorium
  • 10/12/12 Casper, WY Casper Event Center Arena
  • 10/13/12 Denver, CO The Fillmore Auditorium
  • 10/15/12 Des Moines, IA Val Air Ballroom
  • 10/16/12 Minneapolis, MN The Brick
  • 10/18/12 Indianapolis, IN Egyptian Room at Old National Centre
  • 10/19/12 Grand Rapids, MI The Orbit Room
  • 10/20/12 Detroit, MI The Fillmore Detroit

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.