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  1. Sticky: Attn: Guitarists  
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    Listen to your lead playing. Are you the guy that pulls off a great sounding, cleanly played, tasteful run that sounds like it's about to summon Odin...

    Chris
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    09-10-2014, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky: Unusual chords for metal rhythm.  
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    OK, everyone submit all their wierder chord voicings for metal rhythm!:) I'm mainly thinking heavy stuff here rather than chimy clean voicings and...

    distressed_romeo
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    08-28-2014, 07:53 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky: Open-string scales in DADGAD tuning.  

    DADGAD open string scales.ptb Following on from those lessons on Celtic guitar I posted, I just made this chart of a ton of different harp-style...

    distressed_romeo
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    04-14-2013, 03:16 AM Go to last post
  4. Sticky: Modern Legato Licks v2.0  
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    As requested by Chris, here's MG.org's answer to the 'modern legato licks' thread over on SS.org.:) Same deal...post up any interesting legato...

    distressed_romeo
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    01-12-2011, 10:37 PM Go to last post
  1. Where do you fret?  
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    I just noticed, and I've never really even given this much though, but when I fret my fingers are very close if not damn near touching the next fret...

    jaxadam
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    03-04-2017, 01:58 AM Go to last post
  2. instruction books for beginner-to-intermediate adult guitarists?  
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    A buddy's girlfriend just dropped me a line via Facebook - she's buying him an acoustic guitar for Christmas, and was wondering if I could suggest a...

    Drew
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    01-25-2017, 04:07 PM Go to last post
  3. The 7 string tuning you have to try!-This is Why You Suck at Guitar w/clickbait title  
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    Hey chums!!!! Uncle Ben here again. I recently uploaded a video for you all to check out concerning a tuning i've used for a really long time on 7...

    BenEllerGuitars
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    01-25-2017, 01:36 PM Go to last post
  4. Buckethead  
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    So since buckethead is been touring this year I've been listening to him more lately. Dude has monster hands, no way I can play anything he puts out....

    fisemper32
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    12-31-2016, 12:16 AM Go to last post
  5. Metal Rhythm Guitar Starter Guide by Simon Revill  

    Hi, this is Simon Revill. I've just published a free to download eBook for guitarists who are interested in metal guitar lessons. It's called Metal...

    Simon Revill
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    12-13-2016, 07:43 PM Go to last post
  6. Does anyone here have absolute pitch or close to it?  
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    I'm curious to know what the thought process behind it is. One of my goals recently with music was to be able to play what I hear in my head....

    Jumpintofinity
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    12-12-2016, 01:55 PM Go to last post
  7. Shameful Addiction.....Troy Stetina Lesson Books  

    My practice time for the last year has been mostly devoted to Troy Stetina series books. Starting with the second level and including Thrash, Speed...

    Rockwell-77
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    12-06-2016, 02:49 AM Go to last post
  8. Guitar pro 6 and/or tab book  
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    Hi guys, I'm new to guitar and only been playing for a few month. Do any of you think it's worth it for me to get guitar pro or tablature books at...

    jonny5
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    12-06-2016, 02:41 AM Go to last post
  9. Solos slowed down  
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    17/10/2016 - ok, this has grown into a bit of a monster! Added a lot more than I thought I would, and it's been viewed a fair amount, too, so, gonna...

    Cassidy
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    11-22-2016, 05:51 PM Go to last post
  10. Does anyone have any solid practice routines?  
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    I've been trying to find solid practice routines on guitar, but google always leads me to ads to sign up and pay for lessons. I want to find...

    Jumpintofinity
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    10-28-2016, 10:21 PM Go to last post
  11. This is Why You Suck at Guitar: Your Muting Sucks, ditch the hairband!  
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    I deliver unto thee This is Why You Suck at Guitar 13: Your Muting/Dampening SUCKS! If you've ever wondered how to manage all the crazy noise your...

    BenEllerGuitars
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    10-24-2016, 09:04 PM Go to last post
  12. Recommend me some metal in standard tuning  
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    Listening to and playing death metal all the time means I rarely play my suhr so recommend me something to learn in E standard that is fun and a bit...

    Nick
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    10-22-2016, 08:03 PM Go to last post
  13. My approach to writing solos!  

    Here's my approach to writing guitars solos. Once I have the backing tracks finished I just improvise repeatedly until I find something that makes me...

    Rocka_Rollas
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    10-16-2016, 05:51 PM Go to last post
  14. Attn: Cassidy  

    Enough widdly widdly shit. Cover this solo at once, my fine English chum!

    Chris
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    10-07-2016, 12:37 PM Go to last post
  15. Video tapping  

    :nope:

    Rudj
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    10-03-2016, 02:42 PM Go to last post
  16. Phaser/wah effect just by using pinch harmonics  
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    This is a cool thing I've been using at times, and I wanted to show how it's done :flex: Sure, it's nothing super secret, I bet anybody could come...

    Rocka_Rollas
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    09-11-2016, 04:31 AM Go to last post
  17. Looking For One On One Metal Lessons...?  

    Been playing over 30 yrs. now (as a hobbyist). Have studied many different styles including jazz and classical. I play mostly metal now and haven't...

    Rockwell-77
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    08-31-2016, 01:46 AM Go to last post
  18. Favorite YouTube channels?  
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    I watch a lot of YouTube vids for lessons and tips on playing, etc. Ben Eller's and Axe of Creation are a couple I really like. Pete Cottrell is one...

    Whiteywgun
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    08-14-2016, 05:04 AM Go to last post
  19. Those of you that sing while playing...  
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    ...How did you start doing it? Trying to hack out some fuck awful singer songwriter bullshit, and it's not going super well. I'm having a really...

    T Gobbs
    • Replies: 13
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    08-08-2016, 04:05 PM Go to last post
  20. Behold my new weekly lesson series, Weekend Wankshop!  
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    Hey everyone! So I've started a spinoff series to my This Is Why You Suck at Guitar videos! Weekend Wankshop is where you're going to sit down with...

    BenEllerGuitars
    • Replies: 86
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    06-24-2016, 07:31 PM Go to last post


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