May 19, 2018
Fishing around for some new ideas to enhance your blues licks? Check out this step-by-step approach that covers everything from guide tones to scales.
May 13, 2018
You may need a neck adjustment after BTBAM axeman Paul Waggoner shows off the main riffer from 2015's Coma Ecliptic.
May 12, 2018
One of rock guitar’s pioneers could tear through double-stops, chromatic riffs, and fiery triplets with grace and attitude.
May 7, 2018
Stirring up your skill set with some reggae technique will do plenty more than simply allow you to play the genre.
May 6, 2018
Soft-spoken metal hero Joel Stroetzel slows down a sick pattern that only sounds difficult.
May 5, 2018
Rhythmic intensity and beautiful, crunchy dissonance fuel the prog-metal stylings of one of Sweden’s heaviest exports.
April 29, 2018
Watch the British guitar hero play the main lick off the self-titled track from his 1981 album, Breaking All the Rules.
April 28, 2018
Take inspiration from Herbie, Chick, McCoy, and more by copping a few finger-stretching voicings.
April 22, 2018
The Aussie fingerstyle wiz details how he adds a little Scott Joplin flair to cover the Merle Travis classic that's featured on his 2018 album, Accomplice One.
April 21, 2018
One of Nashville’s bona fide hitmakers shares secrets to making stock progressions pop.
April 15, 2018
The Mutoid Man riff leader showcases a headbanger that helped bridge the gap between hardcore and metal.
April 14, 2018
The path from ripping electric blues to snappy twang is shorter than you might think. An in-demand Nashville player dishes out a few hands-on tips for getting your country chops together.
April 8, 2018
Guitarist Paul Waggoner provides the fretting-hand recipe to nail the lead single off BTBAM's new album, Automata I.
April 7, 2018
Add ethereal layers to your chord progressions by inserting a few carefully selected open strings.
April 1, 2018
Joel Stroetzel provides the tips on how to properly nail the main part to a ripping song off of Alive or Just Breathing.
March 31, 2018
These three-note chords are the most underrated tools in your guitar-playing kit. Here’s why.
March 26, 2018
Ben McLeod shows how a dotted-eighth-note delay and some hybrid picking brought to life this fun little run featured on Sleeping Through the War.
March 24, 2018
You don't have to be a math major to escape the predictable and inject some excitement and variety into your lines.
March 20, 2018
How to play a deceptively simple—and impressive—turnaround that uses hybrid picking.
March 18, 2018
The Aussie fingerstyle wiz walks us through—and thankfully slows down—a bevy of Reed-inspired moves he's used over the years.