How to Play a Song on the Electric Guitar

How To : Play the Simpsons theme song on electric guitar

Want to know how to play the Simpsons theme song by Danny Elfman on the guitar? Learn how with this free video guitar lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players, guitarists of all skill levels can play along given a little sticktoitiveness. For more in ...more

How To : Play "Sweater Song" by Weezer on electric guitar

Marty Schwartz leads you through the basic chords for Weezer's Sweater Song. If you are looking to learn how to play the electric guitar, he gives a simple, easy, effective lesson that anyone can follow. The tips are shown visually, making the lesson easy to comprehend. He goe ...more

How To : Play Christmas songs on the electric guitar

Learn how to play the Christmas songs, "Happy Christmas" by John Lennon and "Run Rudolph Run" by Chuck Berry, on the electric guitar. Play Christmas songs on the electric guitar. Click through to watch this video on ultimate-guitar.tv

How To : Play "Flake" by Jack Johnson on electric guitar

In this video, we learn how to play "Flake" by Jack Johnson on electric guitar. If you are just starting out on the electric guitar, this is a great song to learn as a beginner. After you learn all the chords on the guitar, you will start out with the intro to the song. From h ...more

How To : Play "Santeria" by Sublime on electric guitar

This electric guitar video tutorial sequence will teach you how to play the song "Santeria" by the band Sublime. This is a great song for beginning guitar players, and a true classic. Part 1 of 2 - How to Play "Santeria" by Sublime on electric guitar. Part 2 of 2 - How to Pla ...more

How To : Play "18 and Life" by Skid Row on electric guitar

There are few projects that are so simple, and so immediately rewarding, as learning to play a favorite song on the guitar. Not only is it a wonderful way to pass the time but, by learning to play your favorite songs and riffs, you'll be better able to articulate (and otherwis ...more

How To : Play "Kiss Kuv" by Destiny on the electric guitar

Learn how to play the song "Kiss Kuv" by Destiny on the electric guitar with the help of this tutorial. This song is made up of basic chords and pretty easy riffs. Watch this how to video and you will be able to play "Kiss Kuv" in no time.

How To : Play the "Beat It" electric guitar solo

In this video, we learn how to play the "Beat It" electric guitar solo. You will want to focus on harmonics when you are playing this so it sounds just like the original song. Start out by playing the intro to the song, paying attention to where the highs and the lows of the s ...more

How To : Play guitar with your song in Garageband

If you play the electric guitar, you can plug it right into your Mac and lay down a solo track or play along with a song you've already started in Garageband. Just connect your guitar to an adapter and connect the adapter to your Mac.

How To : Play "Creep" by Radiohead on electric guitar

In this video, we learn how to play "Creep" by Radiohead on electric guitar. Start on a G chord, then play B, C, and Cm. These are the only chords you will play through the entire song while doing a simple strum through the song. You will need to slide from one chord to the ot ...more

How To : Play "One" by Metallica on electric guitar

In this video we learn how to play "One" by Metallica on electric guitar. Start out with the beginning of the song. You will take the first finger on the second fret of the A string and your ring finger on the fourth fret of the E string. Play back and forth going between the ...more

How To : Play "In Bloom" by Nirvana on electric guitar

In this video, we learn how to play "In Bloom" by Nirvana on electric guitar. The first riff will be played on the top string using E, B, G, D, A, and E. Play these together on different frets with power chords to get the best sound for the song. The second riff will include t ...more

How To : Play "Resistance" by Muse on an electric guitar

Want to play Muse's "Resistance" on the electric guitar? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords in tab notation. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the guit ...more

How To : Play "Uprising" by Muse on an electric guitar

Want to play Muse's "Uprising" on the electric guitar? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the guitar, players of all ...more

How To : Play "Jailbreak" by AC/DC on electric guitar

If you want to play the guitar well, you have to learn from the masters, like AC/DC. Learn how to play "Jailbreak" by AC/DC on the guitar with this two part tutorial. This lesson focuses on the strumming pattern, and chord structure of the song "Jailbreak." This song is geared ...more

How To : Play "Sweet Home Alabama" on the electric guitar

This video is part 1 of the lessons of FamousRiffs that teach you how to play the basic, easy riffs of Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama" on electric guitar. The video starts with a clean demonstration of how to play the intro and bridge of the song. After that, the guitari ...more

How To : Play "She's Electric" by Oasis on guitar

In this acoustic guitar lesson from TboneWilson1978, you will learn how to play the song "She's Electric" by Oasis. He starts you out by showing which chords you need to know to get started on learning the intro, and demonstrates how to finger each of them. He then moves on to ...more

How To : Play beginner chords on the electric guitar

Want to learn guitar? Some people feel helpless, or feel that it is too hard, but this is not the case. Utopian Thrash Metal Guitarist started out with one tablature book and a cheap electric guitar -- he self taught himself in almost no time. This music video tutorial will s ...more

How To : Play "TNT" by AC/DC on electric guitar

Playing popular songs on the guitar is not as difficult as it seems. With this tutorial you can learn how to play "TNT" by AC/DC on the electric guitar. This lesson is geared towards intermediate guitarists because it assumes prior knowledge of guitar playing. Marty Schwartz c ...more

How To : Play vibrato for blues style electric guitar

Want to play lead guitar in a rock band? Well, you have to learn how to play the blues first. Most popular rock songs have roots in the blues guitar style of playing. This blues guitar lesson teaches you the basics of the three styles of vibrato. Vibrato is a common problem fo ...more

How To : Play "Beth" by KISS on electric guitar

If you're a big fan of Kiss and you want to learn how to play their song "Beth" on guitars, Bobby Crispy shows us how using his own arrangement of the song. Watch Bobby play the chords first so you will know how it will sound and if you're doing it correctly. Follow the guitar ...more

How To : Play Pearl Jam's "Black" on electric guitar

Marty Schwartz teaches novice guitar players how to play Pearl Jam's "Black." Whether you can read sheet music or not, this is a great video for those who are trying to master playing the guitar. Marty moves slowly through the song, giving chord by chord finger instruction; yo ...more

How To : Play "Know Your Enemy" on electric guitar

Playing your favorite songs by Rage Against the Machine on the guitar is not as difficult as it seems. With this tutorial you can learn how to play "Know Your Enemy" by Rage Against the Machine on the acoustic guitar. This lesson is geared towards intermediate guitarists becau ...more

How To : Play "Slow Ride" by Foghat on electric guitar

Want to master "Slow Ride" by Foghat? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the guitar, players of all skill level shou ...more

How To : Play "One" by U2 on electric guitar

Looking for a new number to play on your guitar? In this two-part song tutorial, you'll learn how to play "One" by U2 on the electric guitar. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate and advanced guitarists, players of all skill levels can play along. Watch this les ...more

How To : Play lead guitar licks on the electric guitar

While we'd love to say that all the members of a rock band are important to how the group performs, we have to admit it: the lead guitarist generally has the best gig. With blazing, fast licks that make our heart go all aflutter, the best and most catchy melodies in the song, ...more

How To : Play the intro to "Crazy Train" on electric guitar

Looking for a guide on how to play the introductory riff to Ozzy Osbourne's "Crazy Train" on your electric guitar? You've found it. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players (advanced ones should be able to figure out the song themselves), beginning guitarist ...more

How To : Play a rock solo on the electric guitar

Want to play lead guitar in a rock band? Well first you have to learn techniques from the professionals. This guitar lesson from Siggi Mertens teaches you how to play a rock solo on the electric guitar. Once you get a hang of these popular guitar chords and tunes, you can star ...more

How To : Play super fast runs on an electric guitar

In this tutorial, we learn how to play super fast runs on an electric guitar. You will be playing the notes at the very tip of the pick, going up and down as fast as you can. First, do the notes E, B, G, D, A, and E while on the third, sixth, ninth, fifteenth, eighteenth, and ...more

How To : Play "YYZ" by Rush on the electric guitar

Playing popular songs on the guitar is not as difficult as it seems. With this tutorial you can learn how to play "YYZ" by Rush on the electric guitar. This lesson is geared towards intermediate guitarists because it assumes prior knowledge of guitar playing. Marty Schwartz co ...more

How To : Play "Dream On" by Aerosmith on electric guitar

There are few projects that are so simple, and so immediately rewarding, as learning to play a favorite song on the guitar. Not only is it a wonderful way to pass the time but, by learning to play your favorite songs and riffs, you'll be better able to articulate (and otherwis ...more

How To : Play "Breakdown" by Tom Petty on electric guitar

There are few projects that are so simple, and so immediately rewarding, as learning to play a favorite song on the guitar. Not only is it a wonderful way to pass the time but, by learning to play your favorite songs and riffs, you'll be better able to articulate (and otherwis ...more

How To : Play "Ironman" by Black Sabbath on electric guitar

Playing your favorite songs by Black Sabbath on the guitar is not as difficult as it seems. With this tutorial you can learn how to play "Ironman" by Black Sabbath on the acoustic guitar. This lesson is geared towards intermediate guitarists because it assumes prior knowledge ...more

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