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Tool – Prison Sex

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This is a lesson on how to play Prison Sex by Tool. Unique band with unique music. Pay attention to the tuning for this song. The 6-th string is dropped down to B! All the parts are transcribed, including the solo. Enjoy!

Slayer – South Of Heaven

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This is a lesson on probably the most known song by Slayer – South Of Heaven. Epic opening riff and some heavy riffs. Both rhythm guitar parts are transcribed. Have fun!

Led Zeppelin – Black Dog

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This is a lesson on How to play one of the most known songs by Led Zeppelin – Black Dog. Cool riffs (as always), rhythmic displacement and time changes are all in this song. Jimmy Page is a master at this! Check it out!

RHCP – My Lovely Man

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Here’s a lesson on How to play My Lovely Man by Red Hot Chilli Peppers. The rock and the funk are strong in this one ūüôā Check it out!

Slayer – Seasons In The Abyss

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Here’s a lesson on How to play Seasons In The Abyss by Slayer. This is sort of a “mellow” song from their discography, but none the less is still heavy and metal. Both guitar parts are explained along with TABS

Death – Flattening Of Emotions

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Despite the fact that this is a very cool song, there’s a lot to learn from it – very fast picking, use of sextuplets, alternate picking, slides and awesome rhythm patterns. It’s not for beginners, but it’s good for practicing all these techniques. Check it out!

SRV – Hug you, Squeeze you

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Here’s a lesson on how to play Hug You, Squeeze You by Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble from their performance at the El Mocambo. Classical 12-bar blues progression, shuffle feel and tasty licks

Tapping Major Scale On 1 String

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Lots of applications with this cool trick as an improvisational tool. Simple, yet very effective and nice sounding lick. With a little bit of theory knowledge could be used as a modal tool as well

Extended min7 arpeggio

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Really cool and easy pattern for the minor 7 arpeggios. It covers a lot of fretboard as well – 3 octaves! The example is taken from Slayer’s “Seasons In The Abyss” second solo by Jeff Hanneman

Sepultura – Territory

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This is a lesson on How to play rhythm part of “Territory” by Sepultura. One of the most known songs with typical heavy and brutal riffs. A MUST learn song!

Pantera – Mouth For War

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This is a lesson on How to play rhythm part of “Mouth For War”¬†by Pantera. This is a mix between Metal and Punk type a song with cool opening riff, awesome groove during the verses and chorus and a fast paced riff in the end of the song. A MUST learn song!

Cream – Crossroads

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This is a lesson on How to play the complete Intro and Outro of “Crossroads” , note-for-note as played by the one and only Mr. Slowhand in his days with Cream.¬†

Grip Lesson

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An explanation of a grip used by many greats like Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn, John Frusciante and many more, with some examples. A MUST know for blues players!

My Gear (Testing Sounds)

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This is my gear that I am currently using live. The guitar is Fender Stratocaster Highway One USA 2006.

I am using a Marshall Vintage Modern 2266C, Dunlop Wah Cry-Baby Standard, Dunlop Rotovibe, Wampler Triple Wreck, Fulltone OCD and TC Electronics Nova Drive.

RHCP – Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magik

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Here’s a lesson on how to play “Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magik” by Red Hot Chili Peppers. Title track from their awesome album, this song is more rock oriented with an amazing riff during the chorus. Check it out!

Obituary – Cause Of Death

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This is a lesson on How to play rhythm part for “Cause Of Death” by Obituary. One of the most iconic songs from their catalog. It’s got everything – ¬†heavy riffs, brutal tone, slow and fast parts. A MUST learn song!

SRV-Tightrope

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This is a lesson on How to play rhythm part for “Tightrope” by Stevie Ray Vaughan. Simple, cool melodic riff in the beginning, followed by a¬†funky rhythm part during verses and chorus. Check it out!