Level 3

Nirvana Style Riff Using Open and Barre Chords

September 1, 2011 No Comments

Kurt Cobain would often combine barred and open chords to create his signature grungy riffs, so today we’ll be paying tribute to the Seattle great!

The Triplet Rhythm

August 30, 2011 No Comments

We’ve got a brand new rhythm for you guys, this time it’s the triplet. This rhythm can be found everywhere from doo wop to metal, so it’s critical to know!

Root 5 and Root 6 Barre Chords

August 29, 2011 No Comments

You’ve seen root 6 and root 5 barre chords individually, but now it’s time to combine them! In this lesson we’ll break down the movement and offer you some advice.

Rise Against Style Muting Riff

July 8, 2011 No Comments

GBU is going punk rock in this Rise Against style muting lesson! We hope you like it!

Mutes

July 8, 2011 No Comments

Time for a new technique – this time it’s the mute. Muting is essential for any rhythm guitar player and can help create some awesome grooves!

Eddie Vedder Style Triplet Riff

July 8, 2011 No Comments

In this lesson we’ll be checking out a triplet riff in the style of Eddie Vedder, insane vocalist and sweet guitar player as well.

Doobie Bros. Style Riff With Chucks

July 8, 2011 No Comments

We’re putting those chucks to work with this country flavored rock riff inspired by the great Doobie Brothers. Enjoy guys!

Chucks

July 8, 2011 No Comments

We’ve got a new technique for you guys today – the chuck. We’ll show you the best way to do it and how to use.

Bee Gees Style 16th Note Riff

July 8, 2011 No Comments

Disco balls, leisure suits, platform shoes, it’s all coming back for this Bee Gees style 16th note strumming lick!

Audioslave Style Riff With Chucks

July 8, 2011 No Comments

We’ll be putting those ‘chucks’ to good work in this heavy hitting Audioslave riff!

50′s Style Triplet Riff

July 8, 2011 No Comments

Today we’ll be taking a trip back to the golden age of the 50′s for this triplet strumming riff. It was such a simpler time!

The 16th Note Rhythm

July 8, 2011 No Comments

Today we’re learning about one of the faster rhythms we’ll need – the 16th note. But we’ll break it down to make it super simple and easy to understand and play!

Gaslight Anthem Style Barre Chord Riff

July 8, 2011 No Comments

We’ve got another one for you New Jerseyans out there, because today we’re learning a root 5 minor barre chord riff in the style of the Gaslight Anthem.

The Who Style Barre Chord Riff

July 7, 2011 No Comments

Here’s another riff to practice using all the different barre chords, this time in the style of British rock legends The Who.

Weezer Style Barre Chord Riff

July 7, 2011 No Comments

You’ve got all the basic barre chord shapes down, now it’s time to put them all together! To do that, we’re going to check a sweet Weezer style riff!

Combining Open and Barre Chords

July 7, 2011 1 Comment

In songs, many guitarists like to combine open and barre chords to create their progressions. This is usually a bit difficult for guitarists, but we’ll show you the best way to do it!

Cool Guitar Tricks – The Trill

July 7, 2011 No Comments

We’re learning a new technique today – the trill. This distinct technique has been used by Hendrix, Clapton, and many others for an exciting rock sound!

Stone Sour Style Barre Chord Riff

July 7, 2011 No Comments

We’re once again mixing up our root 5 major and minor chords with a heavy hitting Stone Sour riff. Enjoy guys!

Incubus Style Barre Chord Riff

July 7, 2011 No Comments

Recently we’ve looked at root 5 major and minor chords individually, but now it’s time to put the two together. To do this, we’ll look at an Incubus style riff.

All American Rejects Style Barre Chord Riff

July 7, 2011 No Comments

In this lesson we’re checking out an All American Rejects style riff to get practice with those pesky root 5 major barre chords.

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