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The 5 Chord Progressions Every Lead Guitarist Must Know Inside & Out

5 chord progressions every lead guitarist should know how to solo over

“I don’t believe that knowing how this works will make me a better player,” Said one Facebook group commenter who was perplexed by the discussion of “secondary dominants” and the breakdown of the key of A major.  Guitar players like this one seem to want two things…… To improve their craft and practice until they’re […]

The Pentatonic Scale. A Swiss Army Knife For Guitarists?

pentatonic scale guitar playing explained

Here’s the truth about the pentatonic scale guitar playing and soloing….. Breaking out of the box is not a great idea for most of you, and by doing so, you’re neglecting one of the most useful musical tools available.  The pentatonic scale is not just the instant gateway to blues and rock music, but also […]

15 Lead Guitar Tips And Tricks That Tells You How To Make Guitar Solos

For many guitar players, knowing how to make great guitar solos and use scales, arpeggios, chords, and melody to do that is the holy grail of playing. However there are many obstacles to getting this good at guitar….. Confusing guitar lessons….. Humongous scale books…. And just getting good enough to practice this stuff! So what […]

Learn How To See The Fretboard Differently In This Marty Friedman Guitar Lesson

Learn How To See The Fretboard Differently In This Marty Friedman Guitar Lesson Marty Friedman’s guitar style is unlike anything other’s in the guitar playing world due to his masterly mixture of melody, exoticism, and good ol rock n roll. And I don’t know about you, but like there to be more to guitar playing […]