Make Your Axe Wail – All About Bending

The Unison Bend 2

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Today we’re checking out the other main unison bend. The idea is the same as the last and so is the result – screeching guitar awesomeness!

Slash Style Pre-Bend Riff

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Time to learn a pre-bend riff in the style of top hat wearing guitar god Slash!

Pre-Bends

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Today we’re learning about a pre-bend, a smooth, soulful bend that can really add some flavor to your lead playing.

Pedal Tone Bend 2

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Here’s another pedal tone bend, great for playing some tasty lead in all styles!

Pedal Tone Bend 1

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Today we’re looking into the pedal tone bend, similar to a unison bend but instead we play two different notes.

Muddy Waters Style Bending Riff

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Here’s a super soulful blues riff in the style of Muddy Waters to practice those advanced blues bends.

The Country Bend

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This bending riff is one of the classic lead country licks every chicken picker needs to know.

Brad Paisley Style Bending Riff

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Next up we’ve got finger licking country bending riff in the style of country great Brad Paisley.

The Blues Bend

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This signature bend is one of the tastiest around and has been used by the likes of Jimmy Page, David Gilmore, and Chuck Berry. So let’s get started!

Billy Squire Style Pre Bend Riff

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Today we’ll get some practice in with those prebends with a super tasty Billy Squire style riff. Enjoy!

Iron Maiden Style Bending Riff

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We’re putting the unison bend to work with this old school metal example in the style of Iron Maiden. This one’s definitely a challenge, but we know you can do it!

The Unison Bend

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In this lesson we’re going to start looking at more advanced bending techniques, this time it’s the unison bend. This is best way to make your guitar really screech!

ZZ Top Bending Riff

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Get some practice bending with this Texas inspired blues-rock riff from ZZ Top.

Start Wailing – Intro to Bending

July 5, 2011 No Comments

At the heart of making your guitar wail is the bend. We’ll show you the proper technique to make bending as easy as possible.