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Electric Etudes: Alice in Chains' Jerry Cantrell

Electric Etudes: Alice in Chains' Jerry Cantrell

May 30, 2015
One of the heaviest guitarists to come out of Seattle’s grunge scene, Jerry Cantrell combined flashes of Hendrix with glimpses of Sabbath.
Deep Blues: Riding with B.B. King

Deep Blues: Riding with B.B. King

May 23, 2015
Take a closer look at some of the signature techniques of the late blues master.
Fretboard Workshop: Revisualize the Pentatonic Scale

Fretboard Workshop: Revisualize the Pentatonic Scale

May 16, 2015
Draw inspiration from Paul Gilbert, Eric Johnson, and Joe Diorio and forge a new approach to a time-tested scale.
World Gone Shred: Slide Guitar Hijinks

World Gone Shred: Slide Guitar Hijinks

May 9, 2015
Combine the soulfulness of slide guitar with a shredder’s ethos.
Future Rock: Polymetric Prog-Rock Licks

Future Rock: Polymetric Prog-Rock Licks

May 2, 2015
Combine multiple time signatures into angular, finger-twisting riffs.
Beyond Blues: Eric Johnson vs. Joe Bonamassa

Beyond Blues: Eric Johnson vs. Joe Bonamassa

April 25, 2015
Decode the warp-speed blues-rock licks of two modern masters.
Electric Etudes: Foo Fighters

Electric Etudes: Foo Fighters

April 18, 2015
Climb inside riffs inspired by one of rock’s biggest bands.
Digging Deeper: Practicing with Loops

Digging Deeper: Practicing with Loops

April 11, 2015
Move past the metronome and improve your groove with these creative tips.
Cosmic Country: A Bad Case of the Bends

Cosmic Country: A Bad Case of the Bends

April 4, 2015
From crying pedal-steel sounds to aggressive, bluesy squeals, bending a string is all about feeling.
Future Rock: Pentatonic Transitions

Future Rock: Pentatonic Transitions

March 28, 2015
Unlock the fretboard with a few key shapes, some practice, and a healthy dose of experimentation.