string bending

Think outside the box and utilize bends to create tasty triads and dissonance that grabs attention!



● Use more than just the 3rd finger when bending strings.

● Bend into triads and create chords with movement.

● Home in on bending intonation and precision.
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Bending strings is one of the main pillars of rock, country, and blues playing. Imagine if B.B. King, Brent Mason, Brad Paisley, or Jimi Hendrix played without using any bends. It would be strange, right? The main bending techniques used by those four (and nearly every other person to pick up an electric guitar) will take you pretty much anywhere you need to go as a guitarist, but there are a few approaches to bending that will take you down roads less travelled.

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