Play Rock Solos on Electric Guitar

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 : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...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 : Play simplified rock riffs for beginners

New to electric guitar? You needn't sound that way. This nine-part video guitar lesson series is aimed at those who have never played electric guitar before and would like to try it for the first time. By the end of this series, you'll be playing the main riffs from Deep Purpl ...more

How To : Play "Can't Stop"

Justin explains how to play this electric guitar song: "Can't Stop" by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. In part 2 he goes over the chorus, the bridge, and the guitar solo. Part 1 of 2 - How to Play "Can't Stop". Part 2 of 2 - How to Play "Can't Stop".

How To : Play "Shove the Sun Aside" on 7 string guitar

If you are looking for some new licks to incorporate into your solos on the electric guitar, then this how to video is a great place to start. In this guitar lesson you will learn how to play a lick from the song "Shove the Sun Aside" by Dave Weiner. This riff is played on a 7 ...more

How To : Play a linear sequenced blues riff in E on guitar

If you are looking for some new licks to incorporate into your solos on the electric guitar, then this how to video is a great place to start. In this guitar lesson you will learn how to play a linear blues lickin the key of E. A linear lick is played up and down the neck of t ...more

How To : Play a guitar lick in a major key

If you are looking for some new licks to incorporate into your solos on the electric guitar, then this how to video is a great place to start. In this guitar lesson you will learn how to play a major lick. This riff outlines chord shapes and uses slides to create a pedal slide ...more

How To : Play the Beatles' "Don't Let Me Down" on guitar

Want to know how to play "Don't Let Me Down" by Beatles on your electric guitar? While this free video lesson is best suited for intermediate players, rock guitarists of all skill levels can play along given a little sticktoitiveness. For more information, and to get started p ...more

How To : Play the lead part from the Beatles' "Let It Be"

Looking for a guide on how to play the lead part from the Beatles' "Let It Be" on an electric guitar? While this free video lesson is best suited for intermediate players, rock guitarists of all skill levels can play along given a little sticktoitiveness. For more information, ...more

How To : Play the guitar solo from Weezer's "Hash Pipe"

Learn how to play the solo from "Hashpipe" by Weezer with this free guitar lesson. This video guide presents a complete, step-by-step breakdown of the solo. For more information, and to get started playing this Rivers Cuomo solo on your own electric guitar, take a look!

How To : Play the guitar solo from 3 Doors Down's "Kryptonite"

Learn how to play the solo from 3 Doors Down's "Cryptonite" with this free guitar lesson. This video guide presents a complete, step-by-step breakdown of the solo. For more information, and to get started playing this 3 Doors Down solo on your own electric guitar, take a look!

How To : Play the guitar solo from Pearl Jam's "Evenflow"

Learn how to play the solo from Pearl Jam's "Evenflow" with this free guitar lesson. This video guide presents a complete, step-by-step breakdown of the solo. For more information, and to get started playing this Pearl Jam solo on your own electric guitar, take a look!

How To : Play chord and melody tapping on the guitar

If you are looking for some new licks to incorporate into your solos on the electric guitar, then this how to video is a great place to start. In this guitar lesson you will learn how to play the tapping technique when playing chords and single line melodies. Some guitarists u ...more

How To : Play an acoustic guitar solo

If you are looking for some new licks to incorporate into your solos on the electric guitar, then this three part how to video is a great place to start. In this guitar lesson you will learn how to play an acoustic guitar solo. This riff outlines basic chord shapes. Watch this ...more

How To : Play "Crush Crush Crush" by Paramore on guitar

Watch this amazing tutorial on how to play "Crush Crush Crush" by Paramore. Paramore is an American rock band formed in Franklin, TN back in 2004 with singer Hayley Williams leading the band as the only female. Crush Crush Crush is a song that was released on their album The F ...more

How To : Play "It's So Easy" by Buddy Holly on the guitar

Want to play lead guitar in a rock band? Well first you have to learn techniques from the masters. This two part guitar lesson teaches you how to play the solo from "It's So Easy" by Buddy Holly on the guitar. Once you get a hang of these popular guitar chords and tunes, you c ...more

How To : Improve your guitar technique with exercises

Want to play lead guitar in a rock band? Well first you have to learn is the techniques of the professionals. In this guitar lesson, Siggi Mertens teaches you how to play some common exercise to improve your speed and technique on the electric guitar. Once you get a hang of th ...more

How To : Incorporate rhythm into your guitar solos

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 : Play riffs in odd meter

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 : Play a traditional-style country riff on 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 : Slap and pop 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 : Play a blues shuffle on the guitar quickly

The Status Quo guitarist Francis Rossi offers some tips for budding rock stars. Check out this instructional guitar video and learn how to play a blues shuffle on the guitar. Learn a few basic techniques as the instructor silently guides you along the learning process. This vi ...more

How To : Play "Entre dos Tierras" by Heroes del Silencio

Learn how to play the solo from Heroes del Silencio's "Entre dos Tierras" on guitar with this free guitar lesson. This video guide presents a complete, step-by-step breakdown of the solo. For more information, and to get started playing this solo on your own electric guitar, t ...more

How To : Jazz up minor chords with an electric guitar

Ready to jazz up your playing? Look no further! Check out this video and see how to sprinkle some hot sauce on those dull blues chords and play like a rocker! This tutorial will show you some fun tricks that the pros use to make their electric guitar sound like its on fire! Yo ...more

How To : Strum and count on the acoustic guitar

Learn how to make your strumming more interesting. This is great for both acoustic and electric guitar. We'll go over a couple of fundamentals plus learn two fancy strums that will liven up your playing of most any rock strum-along song. Note: the chords to the "Heaven Beside ...more

How To : Play the "Hotel California" solo by the Eagles

Check out this two part how to video and learn the solo to Hotel California by the Eagles. Hotel California is one of the most popular classic rock songs. This lesson is designed for the beginner to intermediate guitar player. With this tutorial you can impress your friends by ...more

How To : Record an electric guitar at home

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 : Use the hybrid picking technique for electric guitar

Hyrbid picking is most commonly used by country guitarists (Albert Lee, Brent Mason, John Jorgensen etc), but also by blues guitarists such as Stevie Ray Vaughan, as well rock guitarists such as Eric Johnson. Watch to learn from Kristofer Dahl how to play using this technique.

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 "Gold" by Spandau Ballet on piano

This is a piano rendition of "Gold" by British superstar band Spandau Ballet. "Gold" was a huge hit in the 80`s. Dino 5254 presents a piano solo in this video which visually shows us the melody and chords on the keyboard. Instead of the pulsating electric guitars, drums, vocal ...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

News : Japanese Guitar Prodigy Performs With Ozzy Osbourne

Yuto Miyazawa kicks ass at electric guitar. Seriously, this kid is out of this world. What other nine-year-old is invited to perform Crazy Train, on stage, with Rock-n-Roll God Ozzy Osbourne? Named the "youngest professional guitarist" by the Guinness Book of World Records, Y ...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

How To : Play the rock guitar

Yet another great video from the generous folks at workshoplive.com. This time learn how to play the rock guitar with Paul Howard, who knew after listening to The Beatles he was going to be a musician. Follow along as he glides you through some fundamental practices for perfec ...more

How To : Play blues on an electric guitar like Buddy Guy

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 blues on an electric guitar like Peter Green

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

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