Rob Arnold of Chimaira – Metal Guitar: Song Writing, Riffing & Soloing

Aug 10 2014

Rob Arnold of Chimaira – Metal Guitar: Song Writing, Riffing & Soloing

If metal guitar is your passion, the this is your ticket to stardom! One of modern metals most accomplished players, Rob Arnold of Chimaira teaches you how to create Metal rhythms, build multi-part guitar sections and write complete Metal songs. Learn his unique lead style with components like minor pentatonic and harmonic minor scales, right hand finger tapping and his favorite riffs and licks. The interactive backing tracks of bass and drums put you at the center of a bone crushing Metal band. Rob even reveals the personal practice techniques that have helped propel him to the stage. Rob...

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Clay Moore – Jazz & Fusion Guitar

Aug 09 2014

Clay Moore – Jazz & Fusion Guitar

Veteran teacher and performer Clay Moore (who has opened for the likes of the legendary Chuck Mangione and Spyro Gyra, among others) teaches this instructional aimed at intermediate and advanced students, to help them understand the intricacies of music theory. Chock full of facts and tip to help guitarists improve their playing, Moore covers the entirety of jazz technique and theory in this comprehensive, highly effective lesson. Geared toward intermediate- and advanced-level players, Moore’s lessons focus on the theory of chord and scale relationships and how they relate to the fretboard; position playing; and scales with demonstrations of the...

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Bruce Arnold – Total Modal

Aug 08 2014

Bruce Arnold – Total Modal

Total Modal thoroughly examines the theory, harmony and application of 19 essential modes and scales for composition and improvisation. This intensive study program will provide a comprehensive framework for composing melodies and hooks, improvising over any set of changes, superimposing scales, creating progressions and constructing chords for any musical application. In short, Total Modal is the definitive scale and mode application resource. The 19 scales and modes covered are: Ionian, Dorian, Dorian b2, Phrygian, Lydian, Lydian #5, Lydian b7, Mixolydian, Mixolydian b6, Mixolydian b2 b6, Aeolian, Locrian, Locrian natural 2, Jazz Minor, Harmonic Minor, Altered, Diminished, Symmetrical Diminished and...

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Dan Erlewine – Maintenance & Setup for Electric Guitars and Basses Vol. 1

Aug 02 2014

Dan Erlewine – Maintenance & Setup for Electric Guitars and Basses Vol. 1

In this video, one of the best known and most successful guitar tech tells about the techniques set up and repair of electric guitars and bass guitars. Here you can find lots of useful tips on how to bring their instruments in proper form, how to configure them and how to care for them. The material will be useful to those who are interested in guitar mechanics, and those who want to achieve the most effective management tools. Want to learn to adjust and tune the guitar so that the play was very comfortable and pleasant. Useful to pros...

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George Lynch – Artist Series

Jul 21 2014

George Lynch – Artist Series

George Lynch stormed onto the 1980s shred guitar scene with his band, Dokken. Along with contemporaries like Edward Van Halen and Randy Rhoads, George set the standard for virtuoso guitar playing. After Dokken, George went on to front his own band, Lynch Mob, and also recorded as a solo artist. This DVD provides true insight into George Lynch’s playing and highlights the many facets of his unique guitar style. George demonstrates vibrato techniques, tapping, string skipping, whammy bar effects, and many of his favorite licks; he also teaches excerpts from some of his famous recorded solos. The DVD features...

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Desi Serna – Getting Started with the Pentatonic Scale

Jul 20 2014

Desi Serna – Getting Started with the Pentatonic Scale

This video program is intended for intermediate level students who have already progressed past the beginning stages of guitar playing. The pentatonic scale is one of the most common scales in all of popular music. It’s used to play melodies, riffs, lead guitar solos and bass lines. In this video program you will learn the five pentatonic patterns plus how to use the scales, application, improvisation and technique. Topics covered include, connecting the patterns and covering the whole fretboard, transposing to different keys, major and minor tonalities, the blues scale, hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides, bends and alternate picking, guitar theory...

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Victor Smolski – School Of Metal

Jul 17 2014

Victor Smolski – School Of Metal

With the example of four songs, Victor leads you through the heroes-history of metal guitar. Starting with the classic Heavy Metal a la Iron Maiden and Judas Priest, passing Thrash Metal in the style of the early Metallica up to Speed and Progressive Metal, you can find the best licks and riffs. You are taught the most important style elements of rhythm guitar: Metal chords, downstrokes, harmonic riffing a.m.m. Furthermore, Victor shows you how to pimp your performance with slap-technic and special-effects. Nevertheless, you also discover, which secrets other great guitar heroes like John Petrucci, Dimebag Darrell and Paul...

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Jody Fisher – 30-Day Guitar Workout

Jul 15 2014

Jody Fisher – 30-Day Guitar Workout

A hit with teachers and students alike, this great collection of exercises and technical studies breaks up the tedium of doing the same old routine every day. Includes daily warm-ups, lessons on right- and left-hand technique, and more. Jody Fisher, a teacher who has many titles: Professor of Jazz and Studio Guitar University of Redlands, in Redlands, CA, the University of La Verne, in La Verne, CA, and the Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts (ISOMATA), in Idyllwild, CA. In this video course will tell you about the basic concepts of jazz, will reveal important aspects of guitar...

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Al Palubeckis – Manic Wave Design: Guitar Soloing Techniques

Jul 14 2014

Al Palubeckis – Manic Wave Design: Guitar Soloing Techniques

Solo guitar lessons from beginners to advanced, from maestro Al Palubeckis. In this course, on DVD, dealt with solo variations in different styles – Blues, Funk, Fusion, Hard Rock / Heavy Metal, Punk, Rockabilly. Blues solo #1 – a beginner solo in the style of B.B. King and Eric Clapton, with an intro reminiscent of a technique used by Robert Johnson. Blues solo #2 – an intermediate solo, in the style of Stevie Ray Vaughn. Funk solo – an intermediate/difficult solo, with a jazz/blues feel. Incorporates a SRV/EC sound with some Mike Stern influenced jazz passages. Funk/Blues solo –...

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Paul Gilbert – Get Out Of My Yard (Instructional DVD)

Jul 13 2014

Paul Gilbert – Get Out Of My Yard (Instructional DVD)

With G3 featuring Joe Satriani and John Petrucci, Paul Gilbert presents his amazing, brand new DVD containing over two hours of personal guitar instruction and live performances from the world’s most insane shred guitarist. WARNING: Your Playing May Never Be The Same!!! Over 2 hours of the most intense shred you’ve ever seen in your life! Every song, yes, EVERY song from the Get Out of My Yard (GOMY) album is covered highlighting the main sections of each song. Only downside is there’s no on-screen tab and no tab booklet included, but the closeups on Paul’s fingers are great...

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