Solo Like Brian May

Solo Like Brian May Today we are going to be learning a lick in the style of one of the most musically versatile guitar players in rock, Brian May. Brian May is celebrated as the lead guitarist of the English rock band Queen and is recognised as one of the most influential rock guitar players [...]

By |March 5th, 2016|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Video Lessons|0 Comments

Solo Like Carlos Santana

Solo Like Carlos Santana Today we are going to be learning a lick in the style of a guitar player who breached the gap between Latin music, blues and rock, Carlos Santana. Carlos Santana is celebrated as one of the most expressive guitar players in music history and has enjoyed a long and successful career [...]

By |March 5th, 2016|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Video Lessons|0 Comments

Solo Like Mark Knopfler

Solo Like Mark Knopfler Today we are going to be learning a lick in the style of one of the most musically versatile guitar players in rock, Mark Knopfler. Mark Knoplfer is celebrated as the lead guitarists and singer of the English rock band Dire Straits and is renowned for his inventive mixture of country, [...]

By |March 4th, 2016|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Video Lessons|0 Comments

Solo Like Joe Walsh

Solo Like Joe Walsh Today we are going to be learning a lick in the style of a country rock legend, Joe Walsh. Joe Walsh is best known as one of the lead guitar players of The Eagles, but he also enjoyed a successful career with his previous band The James gang as well as a solo career. […]

By |February 18th, 2016|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Video Lessons|0 Comments

Solo Like Mick Taylor

Solo Like Mick Taylor Today we are going to be learning a lick in the style of a blues rock legend, Mick Taylor. Mick Taylor is celebrated as the most popular lead guitarist for The Rolling Stones, he is also renowned for his soulful blues and jazz based soloing. […]

By |February 18th, 2016|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Video Lessons|0 Comments

Solo Like Ace Frehley

Solo Like Ace Frehley Today we are going to be learning a lick in the style of the rock worlds one and only space man, Ace Frehley. Ace Frehley is renowned for his ambient unison bends, blues based phrasing, rhythmic picking, wide vibrato and fast scale runs. His lead guitar prowess is celebrated in live performances of the solo from his signature Kiss song “Shock Me”. […]

By |February 16th, 2016|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Video Lessons|0 Comments

Solo Like Eddie Van Halen

Solo Like Eddie Van Halen Today we are going to be learning a lick in the style of one of the most influential rock guitar virtuosos of all time, Eddie Van Halen. Eddie Van Halen is renowned for his signature two handed tapping, dive bombs, tremolo picking, natural and artificial harmonics, volume swells, palm muting, wild bends, confident vibrato, fast picking and legato passages and soulful blues rock phrasing. […]

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Solo Like Randy Rhoads

Solo Like Randy Rhoads Today we are going to be learning a lick in the style of a true rock guitar virtuoso, Randy Rhoads. Randy Rhoads is renowned for his heavy riffs and virtuostic lead guitar characterised by fast picking and legato passages, minor, diminished and chromatic scales and confident vibrato. Being a student of classical guitar, Randy often integrated classical themes into his rock compositions crediting him as one of the pioneers of neoclassical rock and metal. […]

By |January 18th, 2016|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Video Lessons|0 Comments

Solo Like Jeff Beck

Solo Like Jeff Beck Today we are going to be learning a lick in the style of one of the most innovative guitar players of all time, Jeff Beck. Jeff Beck is renowned for his masterful mixture’s of major and minor pentatonic, charismatic use of modes, mastery of blues phrasing and technically pristine scale runs. Jeff Beck is also recognised as one of the leading guitar players for his use of the wammy bar and as been cited as a large influence on such innovative rock guitar players as Eddie Van Halen and Steve Vai for this very reason. […]

By |January 4th, 2016|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Video Lessons|0 Comments

Solo Like David Gilmour

Solo Like David Gilmour Today we are going to be learning a lick in the style of one of the most soulful guitar players in rock, David Gilmour. David Gilmour is renowned his blues influenced phrasing, wide bends, soulful vibrato, sustained notes and minimalistic lead guitar style that results in extremely emotionally expressive guitar solos. As well as his iconic guitar playing style, David is an accomplished songwriter, introducing the rock world to many long, layered and intricate concept songs that profoundly influenced not just composition style in the rock world but most other contemporary music genre’s also. […]

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Solo Like Eric Clapton

Solo Like Eric Clapton Today we are going to be learning a lick in the style of a guitar player so accomplished he earned the title “God”, Eric Clapton. Eric Clapton is renowned for his soulful phrasing, confident vibrato and fast blues rock runs. Eric’s speed was achieved a lot of the time from rapid hammer ons and pull offs. Another of Eric Clapton’s signature musical sounds is a guitar setting called “Woman Tone” that achieved a smooth, creamy overdriven sound. “Woman Tone” is achieved by rolling the volume control all the way up and having the tone control rolled off completely. […]

By |January 2nd, 2016|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Video Lessons|0 Comments

Solo Like Jimmy Page

Solo Like Jimmy Page Today we are going to be learning a lick in the style of my favourite guitar player of all time, Jimmy Page. Jimmy Page was renowned for his heavy blues based rhythms and riff’s that utilised power chords and chugging rhythms on the low strings as well as his fast and intense, yet melodic and soulful lead guitar style which utilised wild bends, tasteful mixtures of major and minor pentatonic and fast blues rock runs with rapid hammer ons and pull offs. […]

By |December 12th, 2015|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Video Lessons|0 Comments

Solo Like Jimi Hendrix

Solo Like Jimi Hendrix Today we are going to be learning a lick in the style of one of the most influential rock guitarists of all time, Jimi Hendrix. Jimi Hendrix was renowned for his fusion of rhythm guitar and lead guitar, his use of  octaves in both his lead and rhythm playing inspired by the jazz guitar great Wes Montgomery, has well as his wild bends, confident vibrato, masterful mixtures of major and minor pentatonic and fast rock licks achieved through rapid hammer ons and pull offs. […]

By |December 12th, 2015|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Video Lessons|0 Comments

Solo Like Slash

Solo Like Slash Today we are going to be learning a lick in the style of an absolute rock legend, Slash. Slash was renowned for his largely blues based lead guitar style that is a fusion of soulful blues rock phrasing, mixtures of major and minor pentatonic and fast legato and picking scale runs. […]

By |December 12th, 2015|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Video Lessons|0 Comments

Solo Like Angus Young

Solo Like Angus Young Today we are going to be learning a lick in the style of one of the most iconic rock guitar players of all time, Angus Young. Angus Young is renowned for his fiery and soulful blues rock phrasing, frantic vibrato, masterful mixtures of major and minor pentatonic, double stop bends and fast scale runs utilising rapid hammer-on’s and pull-off’s. He is also known as much for his wild and energetic stage persona as he is for his guitar playing […]

By |December 12th, 2015|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Video Lessons|0 Comments

Solo Like Michael Schenker

Solo Like Michael Schenker Today we are going to be learning a lick in the style of a genuine rock guitar God, Michael Schenker. Michael Schenker is renowned for his weird and wonderful mixtures of major and minor pentatonic and the dorian and mixolydian modes, fast and fluent scale runs with both picking and legato, confident wide vibrato, large bends and charismatic rock phrasing. […]

By |December 12th, 2015|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Video Lessons|0 Comments