Pentatonic Boxes Part II

Zakk Wylde Box Riff

August 2, 2011 No Comments

Now that we have a handle on the Zakk Wylde box we’re going to learn a riff in the style of Zakk Wylde to show how you can use this box in a metal/blues style.

The Zakk Wylde Box

August 2, 2011 1 Comment

The Zakk Wylde box actually consists of several other boxes strung together to give us one area to effortlessly create blistering riffs. We’ll show you how it all works!

Tony Iommi Style Riff Using The Zakk Wylde Box

August 2, 2011 No Comments

Tony Iommi was an early hard rock pioneer and often used pentatonics to craft his solos. We’ll show you how he might use the Zakk Wylde box to create a fluid lead line.

Queens of the Stone Age Style Hendrix Box Riff

August 2, 2011 No Comments

Today we’ve got a Queens of the Stone Age style riff to get some practice with the Hendrix box. So let’s get started!

Looking for Soloing Positions

August 1, 2011 1 Comment

A major part of soloing is creating a game plan of where you can solo. We’ll show how to do this so that you can be confident as you rip up the fretboard.

Leslie West Style Riff Using the CB Box

August 1, 2011 No Comments

Leslie West of Mountain combines the best of rock and blues, often using pentatonics. We’ll show you a riff in his style to demonstrate the repeated Chuck Berry box.

The Hendrix Box

July 28, 2011 No Comments

Today’s pentatonic extension is built off of the root 5 pentatonic scale. This simple 6 note box is home to many of the greatest riffs of all time, so let’s get started.

The Chuck Berry Box Repeated

July 27, 2011 No Comments

We’re going to learn yet another Chuck Berry box, but this one is mostly used to connect positions. This is super handy and will give you complete fretboard fluency.

Cake Style Zakk Wylde Box Riff

July 27, 2011 No Comments

We’re going to change gears here and learn a super funky, dancy riff in the style of Cake that uses the Zakk Wylde box.