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How To : Play heavy metal guitar solos

Learn how to play heavy metal solos on the electric guitar. Part 1 of 2 - How to Play heavy metal guitar solos. Part 2 of 2 - How to Play heavy metal guitar solos.

How To : Choose & Buy a Guitar

Choose and buy a Guitar - A beginners guide to the Guitar. The guitar is one of the most popular musical instruments there is, appealing to both the young and the not so young and spanning different musical genre's such as blues, pop, rock, classical and many more. So, Im gu ...more

How To : Tune to a drop D tuning on an electric guitar

This video describes the process of tuning the E string on a guitar down to D. The presenter explains this is a great effect for heavy metal and hard rock and makes playing power chords much easier. The method is to listen to the open D string on the guitar and then tune the E ...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

News : The Smartphones of Austin's Underground Musicians

Smartphone technology has become as ubiquitous as automobiles. In Austin, Texas, a city that is widely known as the "Live Music Capital of the World," smartphones have been embraced by the music community not just as a way to document and promote, but to create music. A rock ...more

How To : Play "Little Drummer Boy" on guitar this Christmas

Learn to play "Little Drummer Boy" on guitar for Christmas by following along with this upbeat and lively instructional video of the classic holiday tune. Erich from Your Guitar Sage shows the chords, simplified strumming technique and basic style for properly playing the song.

How To : Play the heavy metal scale

In this tutorial, we learn how to play the heavy metal scale. You will start out with the E, B, G, D, A, and E chords on the 5,7, and 8 strings. These will make the heavy metal sound and be fit to the scale. There are different ways you can play this, using small riffs. You ca ...more

How To : Play metal rhythm guitar

This is a lesson on the basics of rhythm guitar playing. Some of the topics covered are drum beats, timing, and what to listen for when playing along with drums. You may try learning easy power metal songs to practice changing chords quickly and sharply to make your playing so ...more

How To : Play Johnny Cash-style country rhythm guitar

Even if you're a metal head or a shredder, you can't deny how cool it is when a good ol' country picker gets up there and rips it up! Johnny Cash was one of the few modern Country singers who brought electrified country into the mainstream for his time. If you're looking to ad ...more

How To : Play electric guitar blues like Stevie Ray Vaughn

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

How To : Buy An Electric Guitar

Choosing the right axe for you There are many choices and factors when it comes to buying a new electric guitar. Price, style, quality and comfort are major players. Many new guitarists start off with a box set, one that includes a guitar, amp and cable. These are good for t ...more

How To : Play basic Blues on the acoustic guitar

The blues is where it all began. Before you learn how to play rock or jazz or metal, you should start with the blues. Learning the basic 12 bar form can help you feel out measures and develop your sense of direction in music, and learning how to play the shuffled rhythm will h ...more

How To : Play a repetitive metal, rock, blues riff

Check out this instructional electric guitar video that shows you how to play a repetitive metal, rock, or blues riff. If you listen to Megadeth, you will recognize this tune that had Marty Friedman playing this riff. This is one of those fun, repetitive patterns you hear in m ...more

How To : Learn electric guitar Single String Technique

In this video tutorial episode of "Techniques with Todd" we talk about single string technique. Single string electric guitar techniques are important for getting the heavy metal sound or just to impress others with your fast fingers.

How To : Play a G minor pentatonic riff on electric guitar

To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, t ...more

How To : Write heavy metal music with songwriting tips

System of a Down. Motley Crue. No matter who you are, a heavy metal song is almost instantaneously recognizable, with bands as diverse as System of a Down and Motley Crue banging out deep, distorted guitar riffs and emphatic beats. The muscal genre of heavy metal is a headache ...more

How To : Play acoustic slide guitar

In this video Joseph Paul demonstrates how to play slide guitar. Slides come in either metal or glass, metal being preferable because it doesn’t break if you drop it. Slides are usually worn on the pinky finger but you can use any finger that is comfortable. Lay the slide f ...more

How To : Play "Fade to Black" by Metallica on piano

Solo piano might not seem like the most natural instrument for covering the Metallica heavy metal classic "Fade to Black", but it actually translates quite well. Watch this video to learn how to play a distinctly classier version of the classic metal track.

How To : Buy an Electric Guitar

Choosing the right axe for you There are many choices and factors when it comes to buying a new electric guitar. Price, style, quality and comfort are major players. Many new guitarists start off with a box set, one that includes a guitar, amp and cable. These are good for t ...more

How To : Get the best electric guitar tone

In these music lessons on video, learn what equipment you need to sound like a rock guitar hero. Get tips on what amplifiers to play through, like the classic Marshall JCM Series, and what electric guitar settings work best for that raunchy, crunchy rock or metal guitar tone. ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Play funky R&B and blues rhythm guitar

Funk, R&B, Blues, these are the styles of music that grooves the hardest and are the most about feel and less about technicality. Not only that, but the various inversions and triad groupings used in those styles can easily be transferred into Rock, Pop, Jazz, Metal and so man ...more

How To : Make an amazing gravity-defying magic ball

This ball isn't like any you've ever seen before. It's stubborn, it's unpredictable — it's practically immovable. Gravity cannot control this magic ball. So, what's the secret behind this gravity-defying ball? How do you make one? In order to make your own magic ball, you'll ...more

How To : Adjust the truss rod on your guitar

The truss rod is a big metal bar that goes through the whole neck on your guitar and is used to control the amount of arch that the neck of your instrument gets. You will want the neck to be essentially straight, with a tiny bit of curve. Lots of things can cause your wood to ...more

How To : Play blues on an electric guitar like Jimi Hendrix

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

How To : Play "Akala" by Parokya Ni Edgar on guitar

Learn how to play "Akala" by Parokya Ni Edgar, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here: Standard Tuning: Akala ko tea, yun pala beer Akala ko reverse, yun pala 2nd dir Akala ko kasya, yun pala hindi Akala ko tama, yun pala mali ...more

How To : Play "Lonesome Atlanta Blues" on slide guitar

Bottleneck slide guitar is based on an early one string folk instrument called the Diddley-Bow, and the traditional playing style of Hawaiian Guitar. The early Blues Masters of the 1920s and 30s, would place a bottleneck from a wine bottle, or a short piece of metal pipe on th ...more

News : The Old Pervert

Alright guys, I'm Aaron from Texas. I want to prank my bestfriend James that moved away to California outside of Oakland a few years back. He is now a guitar teacher and I think at work would set him up for the best prank ever. The idea is to set up an appointment with him for ...more

Ranked : The 4 Best Fitness-Friendly Phones for Working Out

In many ways, your smartphone has become the ideal companion to take with you on your morning runs. Not only do they provide an easy way to listen to your favorite music and help get you pumped up, but they can also gather important information to give you a clearer picture of ...more

How To : Thaw a Frozen Steak in Minutes

It's a basic law of cooking: whenever you're really craving something, you don't have it. All you want is a glass of wine? Chances are you finished the bottle while braising meat last night. Want nothing more than a sandwich right now? Yep, you finished the bread with breakfas ...more

How To : The 5 Best Dry Ice Party Tricks & Pranks

There's no reason to wait for Halloween to play with dry ice. It definitely creates a creepy fog-like effect when you add a little water to it, but there are some other really cool things you can do wit dry ice. Here are just 5 non-Halloween ways to use dry ice for tricks or p ...more

How To : Restring & Tune an Electric Guitar

Hello again, faithful readers. For today's lesson, we will be learning the correct way to restring and tune an electric guitar. I almost wasn't going to post this because it is so basic. But, as with many basic tasks, there are a lot of people who know how to do it, but can't ...more

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