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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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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Buz McGrath – 7-String Fretribution: Rhythms & Leads

Dec 08 2014

Buz McGrath – 7-String Fretribution: Rhythms & Leads

The 7-String guitar is the foundation that gives some of popular music, especially heavy metal its ferocious sound. In this program, Buz McGrath of Unearth reveals his lead and song writing techniques. Learn sweep arpeggios, 7 string minor seventh arpeggios, hammer pull off runs and shred riffs spanning the neck. Buz teaches his unique way of creating harmony sections and pivoting lead techniques. Learn how to construct songs using the combination of single note riffs and power chords and how to add harmony guitar counterparts to create interesting full rhythms. Understand how to play 7-string syncopated and odd time...

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Michael Angelo Batio – Speed Kills 2010

Dec 05 2014

Michael Angelo Batio – Speed Kills 2010

Speed Kills 2010 is the first complete overhaul of the original Speed Kills program. The original course was created in 1991 by Michael Angelo Batio and soon gained the reputation as “the shredder’s bible.” It explains advanced picking techniques as taught by the fastest guitarist on the planet. Speed Kills 2010 by Michael Angelo Batio Explains These Techniques: Alternate picking, Economy picking, Legato technique / hammer and pull, Hybrid picking, Fretboard tapping. This is not just for shred guitar. It’s not just for neoclassical style. It’s not even designed to teach you to play as fast as Michael Angelo...

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German Schauss – Serious Shred: Advanced Techniques

Nov 18 2014

German Schauss – Serious Shred: Advanced Techniques

German Schauss Serious Shred Advanced Techniques download DVD with PDF book. There’s a ton of material presented, covering various topics. Alternate picking, sweep picking, hybrid picking, inside/outside picking, tapping, string skipping, arpeggios… things you might except in a book titled “Serious Shred.” However, there’s some nice surprises, such as vibrato bar tricks, rhythmic phrasing, slap/pop playing, chordal Hendrix stuff, and a very cool section on exotic scales. Highly recommended for teachers, students, and players looking to get into this style. Advanced players could benefit from it too. Get this book and a metronome and you’re good to go. This...

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Steve Morse – Power Lines

Nov 01 2014

Steve Morse – Power Lines

Voted five-time winner of Guitar Player magazine’s “Best Overall Guitarist,” and a member of the prestigious Gallery of the Greats, Steve Morse continues to be one of the world’s most inventive guitar players. He is well-known for his years with the Dixie Dreggs, Kansas, Deep Purple and his own group, the Steve Morse Band. He has played solo performances at Carnegie Hall and toured with Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin, and Paco DeLucia. Steve has also written and performed on many Grammy Award-nominated albums and appeared on major television shows. In Power Lines, you’ll learn Steve’s personal warm-up exercises,...

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Master Session – Guns N’ Roses

Oct 26 2014

Master Session – Guns N’ Roses

This DVD is not a concert or a compilation of the bands videos. It is an instruction DVD where you are taught by a very skilled guitarist (not Slash) how to play some of Slash’s best riffs. There is a very good selection of riffs and solos demonstrated, they are all the Guns N’ Roses classics such as Welcome To The Jungle and Sweet Child O’ Mine. Discover the hard-edged classic rock sound of G’n’R guitar legend Slash. Tutor Mike Wolf guides you step-by-step through the very best of Slash’s riffs and solos, dissecting his formidable yet bluesy guitar...

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How To Play Hard Rock & Heavy Metal Guitar (Guitar World)

Oct 23 2014

How To Play Hard Rock & Heavy Metal Guitar (Guitar World)

Learn to play rock and metal today with our How to Play Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Guitar DVD. Containing more than 90 minutes of lessons and hundreds of examples, How to Play Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Guitar will show you how to play like a metal god using power chords, killer riffs, power soloing and tricks for beginning, intermediate and advanced players. You’ll rip like Zakk Wylde, crank like Dimebag Darrell, solo like Kirk Hammett and riff like Tony Iommi. Our rhythm and lead tutorial covers everything from the classic Seventies rock of Led Zeppelin to metal...

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Yngwie Malmsteen – Guitar Instructional

Oct 14 2014

Yngwie Malmsteen – Guitar Instructional

Often described as a fusion of neo-classical, metal, rock and blues, Yngwie Malmsteen’s incredible style has influenced guitarists the world over. Yngwie has recorded numerous albums, been featured in every major music magazine, and performed several international concert tours. Now, for this first time, get a close up look at Yngwie’s amazing technique as he shows you arpeggio and scale sequences combined with many of his favorite licks and classical phrases. Yngwie also teaches excerpts from his compositions and performs several awe inspiring demonstrations.This long-awaited DVD by a truly world-class guitarist also comes with a PDF printout showing all...

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