Guitar Essentials: The Octave

Foo Fighters Style Octave Riff

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Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters loves throwing in octaves to craft his alternative rock hooks. We’ll show you how he might use them!

Rage Against The Machine Style Octave Riff

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We’re getting a deeper look at the octave with this heavy nu-metal style riff ala Rage Against the Machine. Enjoy guys!

Led Zeppelin Style Octave Riff

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In this lesson we’ll be checking out a classic way that Led Zeppelin would use the octave shape for a very heavy sound.

Enter the World of Octaves

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Welcome to our study on octaves. This shape is extremely important and is a staple for guitar parts ranging from modern to jazz. So let’s explore!