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True Life: I’m Addicted to Dive Bombs

Dive bomb addiction is one of the harshest sicknesses a guitar player can encounter.

While treatment is available, the road to recovery is difficult, and many players find themselves falling back off the wagon before too long.

In the video below, we get a firsthand look at what dive bomb addiction really looks like. While some of the footage is a bit graphic and may not be suitable for young guitar players, education and awareness is paramount in preventing this awful disease.

Moderation is key when indulging in any extravagant technique such as dive-bombing, sweep-picking or eight-finger-tapping, but as you’ll see, it’s dangerously easy to become a slave to the sounds of the instrument we love.

Tyler Larson is the founder of the guitar-centric brand Music is Win. His insightful, uncomplicated guitar lessons and gear demonstrations along with entertaining, satirical content about life as a musician receive tens of millions of video views per month across social media. Tyler is also the creator of the extremely popular online guitar learning platform, Guitar Super System. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, Tyler has been teaching guitar for over a decade and operates a production studio in Nashville, TN.