Dress up your riff ideas with murky, monstrous-sounding, aggressively attacked chord figures and patterns.
If you don't happen to have synesthesia, that doesn't mean you can't use its general concept as a compositional tool.
An exercise that uses all the inversions of any chords you're learning, while playing them in a common chord progression at the same time.
In this classic GW lesson, Pantera's six-string legend shows you how to break out of even the worst spells of writer's block.
If you've spent a period of time away from playing, these useful exercises will help rebuild your technique.
There are some easy-to-play and effective shapes you can learn in order to quickly outline any tune or progression.
A primer for guitarists who—for some weird reason—have bought a B-bender-equipped guitar and don't really know what to do with it.