Sick Riffs: Steve Dadaian teaches you the jaw-dropping tapping lines and godly alternate picking of Red River

Sick Riffs #87: Are you ready to put your two-handed tapping to the test? Steve Dadaian's Red River - taken from his debut album Follow the Light - has the technique in abundance, and the man himself joins us today to show you how to play it. He's even included a real-time tab at the bottom of the screen so you can follow along!

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.