Max Milligan – Play Chuck Berry

Jan 15 2015

Max Milligan – Play Chuck Berry

The Play… entertaining instructional programs illustrating the methods and techniques made famously recognizable by the world’s greatest guitarists, this release concentrates on the great Chuck Berry. One of the pioneers of rock, Charles Edward Anderson “Chuck” Berry was a significant influence on both the music and attitude associated with the rock lifestyle. He refined and developed rhythm and blues into the major elements that made rock and roll distinctive, and his trademark solos and showmanship would have a great impact on subsequent rock music. Max Milligan will show how to incorporate the different techniques into your own style so...

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Tommy Igoe Great Hands for a Lifetime

Jan 10 2015

Tommy Igoe Great Hands for a Lifetime

Good technique requires maintenance! The Lifetime Warmup is how it’s done. This incredible workout weaves the standard drum rudiments with original exercises to maintain your technique as well as inspire and challenge you for decades. Use it as a warmup before a gig or as a kickoff to an intense practice session. Use it for anything you want; it’s designed to fit your needs. Watch Tommy and group of five drummers play through the routine and see how this approach molds itself to each set of hands. Designed for drumset players to play better, faster and healthier – for...

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Fred Sokolow – Beginner’s Rock Guitar

Jan 07 2015

Fred Sokolow – Beginner’s Rock Guitar

Before rock n’ roll became a big corporate industry, playing rock guitar used to be the most fun you could have with your pants on! Fred Sokolow shows why in this 72 minute DVD that uses your favorite garage-band tunes to demonstrate how to: Play power-chord backup in any key – the Louie Louie way; Solo and play Chuck Berry style boogie backup on tunes like Roll Over Beethoven and School Days (duck-walk not included); Use blues scales and “substitute” scales for soloing; Solo with sliding major pentatonic scales in the styles of Dickey Betts and Jerry Garcia; Chord-based...

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Zakk Wylde – Pentatonic Hardcore (Young Guitar)

Jan 02 2015

Zakk Wylde – Pentatonic Hardcore (Young Guitar)

The following video is probably Zakk Wylde’s most famous. It was originally distributed by the magazine Young Guitar. The instructional video is an hour long and has Zakk going through many different basic and advanced skills including Pentatonic scales, chickin-pickin licks, vibrato, pinch harmonics, alternate picking and much more. Very interesting video for all Zakk’s fans. Outstanding guitarist accomplished in numerous styles ranging from classical to the heaviest metal this side of Tony Iommi. One of the premier guitarists of today. Fiercely loyal to friends, bandmates and fans. Does not suffer fools or assholes well. Big supporter of the...

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Marc Rizzo of Soulfly – Metal Guitar: Modern Speed & Shred Level 1

Dec 28 2014

Marc Rizzo of Soulfly – Metal Guitar: Modern Speed & Shred Level 1

If you are serious about taking your guitar playing to the next level, then sink your teeth into these lessons with Marc Rizzo, one of today’s new breed of young guitarists who stands out as a master musician with phenomenal technique. Through your one-on-one tutorials with Marc, you will develop skills needed to play modern, speed, and shred metal. Learn scales spanning the entire neck, power chords, speed picking, tapping, Marc’s personal bending technique, and an arsenal of riffs for you to play. He will even show you how to get that growling heavy metal sound. This is a...

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Troy Stetina – Modern Rock (Guitar Signature Licks)

Dec 25 2014

Troy Stetina – Modern Rock (Guitar Signature Licks)

Internationally acknowledged guitarist and instructor Troy Stetina offers a step-by-step breakdown of eight contemporary rock classics featuring some of the greatest guitar moments of recent years. Learn the tricks, riffs, techniques and styles that make these eight songs some of the hottest and most-requested guitar anthems by today’s best, with painstaking explanations and detailed discussions to help you get them mastered. Includes Tom Morello’s startlingly innovative Know Your Enemy, the greasy swagger of Jet’s Are You Gonna Be My Girl, and the cartoon glam fireworks of The Darkness’ I Believe In A Thing Called Love. Songs: Blink182 – All...

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Doug Doppler – Whammy Bar Mojo: Licks & Tricks

Dec 24 2014

Doug Doppler – Whammy Bar Mojo: Licks & Tricks

Doug Doppler helps you learn the building blocks of great Whammy Bar technique on this Guitar 411 DVD. Whammy Bar Mojo shows you how to construct and deconstruct the elements of music. Interestingly enough, much of this technique has as much to do how you get to and from the whammy bar and how you mute unwanted strings as it does using the bar itself. The DVD starts off with a series of exercises showing you how to keep those unruly strings quiet, and then integrate the volume control into the process of taming unwanted noise that accompanies the...

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David Kuckhermann: Advanced Frame Drums 2

Dec 23 2014

David Kuckhermann: Advanced Frame Drums 2

Introducing techniques and rhythms from the Iranian percussion tradition. The nine-finger Riz. Advanced snapping. Modern techniques such as using a brush. Applying the Indian concept of Tihai. Ideas for non-traditional rhythms on one and multiple drums. Independence exercises. Live performance featuring Taner Akyol and Antonis Anissegos. Playalong practice tracks. Renowned percussionist virtuoso plays not only on the frame drums, in his arsenal is quite a large selection of tools: bodhran, riq, tonbak, cajon, Morsing etc… Tambourine can be attributed to the classification of a frame drum, but not all frame drums are tambourines! This is a continuation of the...

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Robben Ford – Back to the Blues

Dec 22 2014

Robben Ford – Back to the Blues

Robben Ford has become one of the world’s most recognized blues musicians. His trademark, tasty guitar style, is reinforced with incredible depth in jazz and rhythm and blues. Back to the Blues is a special two-part series exploring the finer points of contemporary blues guitar playing and features exciting live performances by Robben’s powerful trio, The Blue Line, with Roscoe Beck on bass and Tom Brechtlein on drums. Robben Ford is a truly exceptional guitarist and it is just a great pleasure to watch him perform. His ability to really play the blues and also bring some jazz influences...

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Mike Portnoy – Drums of Thought

Dec 21 2014

Mike Portnoy – Drums of Thought

Mike’s Drum-cam footage from Dream Theaters Train of Thought recording sessions. Audio Options include: Full Band; Studio and an Audio Commentary with Mike. Includes all tracks from Train of Thought (with the exception of “Vacant”) in their entirety. This video is part of the so-called Portnoy Archives, which include the following video schools: Ten Degrees of Turbulent Drumming, Drums Across Forever, Drums of Thought, Live at Budokan и Drumavarium. Michael Stephen “Mike” Portnoy is an American drummer primarily known as the former drummer, backing vocalist, and a co-founder of the progressive metal band Dream Theater, as well as the...

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