One thing that often gets overlooked is the position and angle of our picking hand when playing something that moves across several strings.
Enough math, let’s get to shredding. Triplets will add a new dynamic to your solos. And they may engage your audience in a way other note progression cannot. Why? The rule of three.
Delay is one of the coolest and most heavily used effects in rock. In this column, learn a bit about the history of the effect, and a neat way to utilize it.
Even within complex solos, most guitarists play several notes on one string, and then move up or down to the next string.This creates melodically linear patterns.
Tapping is one of the coolest, most impressive-sounding techniques in guitar playing. Not surprisingly, it’s also one of the most difficult and least understood.
If you search for “shredding” on Google, two definitions will appear at the top of your screen: 1. To tear or cut into shreds. 2. To play a very fast intricate style of rock lead guitar.
Li-Sa-X is an 11-year-old Japanese guitar phenomenon whose YouTube covers of virtuoso rock guitar classics, includung Racer X's "Scarified," have racked up seven-figure viewcounts.
GuitarWorld.com has once again teamed up with guitarist and guitar instructor Andy James to bring you a brand-new edition of Betcha Can't Play This.
In the video below, guitarist Danny Young lays down a challenge that's quitefamiliar to Guitar World readers: "Betcha Can't Play This"!
In this brand-new (September 1, 2016)edition ofGuitar World's Betcha Can't Play This, guitaristSteve Dadaian is back with a challengingexotic tapping lick.
In this latest edition of Guitar World's Betcha Can't Play This, guitaristSteve Dadaian unleashes some monster alternate picking while navigaving his wayover changes.