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Scale Sequences: 15 Hot Patterns That Will Fire Up Your Solos

If you’re a guitarist who loves to practice, you’re probably well acquainted with a scale sequence or two. But if you think they’re best left for the practice room, think again. The fiery solos of hard rock are laced with 16th-note scale sequences—think Ritchie Blackmore, Randy Rhoads, Uli Jon Roth, Michael Schenker, John Petrucci, Paul Gilbert, Eric Johnson, Yngwie Malmsteen and Vinnie Moore.