Ever since John Petrucci emerged from the gates of Berklee College of Music and into the world, he’s commanded respect.
It's time for another edition of Betcha Can't Play This! In this edition, Entombed A.D. Guitarist Nico Elgstrand gives us a brief but tantalizing glimpse of his string-melting shredding chops.
If you were tasked with playing something in the style of Steve Vai, you might be a little intimidated.
TAB/AUDIO: This series of arpeggiated diminished 7th inversions fuels the fretboard fury of such shredders as Yngwie Malmsteen and Tony MacAlpine.
Sit yourself down to a tasty T-Bone, as in T-Bone Walker that is, and this Chicago blues lick based on his style.
The true blue note in action--in today's lick of the day courtesy of the "Texas Cannonball", Freddie King.
Inspiration comes from all places, and today's lick--borrowed by Stevie Ray Vaughan from a "juke joint" piano run--is a perfect example of that.
Today's lick is all about the T-Bone, and we don't mean steak. Check out Buddy Guy paying homage to T-Bone Walker.
Learn how great blues licks are borrowed, so to speak, with an Albert Collins lick based on a slide lick from Robert Johnson.