May 17, 2020
Down Under rocker Joel O'Keefe whips through the guitar backbone within the hard-charging single from 2019's Boneshaker.
May 10, 2020
The ripping, blues-rockin' French guitarist lays the groundwork for the song's heartbeat and 3-part solo featured in 2019's Burning Bright.
May 4, 2020
Trey Xavier of Gear Gods lays out the groundwork for the main groove from his band's latest single from the forthcoming album Age of Legends.
April 27, 2020
The roots-rockin' songwriter breaks down his poppy-drone single from 2019's Caretakers.
April 19, 2020
Jason Grandell shows you the slick fretboard moves and precise hammer-ons needed to pull off the lead single from the band's eponymous debut.
April 12, 2020
JB Brubaker provides the fretboard framework to master the metalcore giant's third single off the 2020 album Guardians.
April 7, 2020
Guitar phenom and joyous human Yvette Young shows you all the complex parts and nimble fingertapping moves wrapped up in Covet's first single from their forthcoming album technicolor.
March 15, 2020
Jagged guitar mastermind Duane Denison unpacks the simple-but-tricky chords and timing of the menacing anti-hero anthem off Goat.
February 2, 2020
The guitar duo slow down their finger-tapping firepower and break apart the outstretched chords that bring the Chon song to life.
January 19, 2020
Guitarist Cody Bonnette uses drop-C# tuning and a simple walk-up to trigger the lead single off 2019's Scream Through the Walls.
January 12, 2020
Dustie Waring shows how an excellent string-skipping warm-up routine doubles as a blazing opener for the Coma Ecliptic track.
January 5, 2020
Guitarists Mario Camarena and Erick Hansel collectively demonstrate their separate (but complementary) fretboard somersaults featured on 2019's Chon.
November 10, 2019
The Lost Dog Street Band frontman shows how smooth fingerpicking and a few well-placed hammer-ons ring a somber tone to accompany a downtrodden tale.
October 13, 2019
Paul Waggoner shows you how a handful of diminished and augmented sounds form the core of this
track from the band's The Parallax II album.
September 8, 2019
Cody Bonnette recreates the dreamy guitar bed from the post-hardcore outfit's 2007 Come Now Sleep single.
June 30, 2019
Watch as the guitar master slows down and simplifies the bonkers opening progression to a song off his 2019 album, Behold Electric Guitar (and has a blast doing it).
June 23, 2019
Train-hopping troubadour Benjamin Tod showcases how he spruces up cowboy chords with some deft fingerpicking.
May 26, 2019
The guitar architect demonstrates how to play the first single off the instrumental-metal band's forthcoming album, Blood Year.
March 10, 2019
The instrumental guitar wizard demonstrates how he uses a simple fretting-hand pattern and tapping technique to create a difficult-sounding passage from Station.
December 30, 2018
From Alter Bridge to Mastodon, Killswitch Engage, Melvins, and more—your favorite clips of guitar greats breaking down their own iconic licks.