80′s

Guns N’ Roses – “Sweet Child O’ Mine” (Chords)

August 3, 2011 No Comments

Today we’re learning the Guns N’ Roses classic “Sweet Child O Mine” to get some practice with our misses and folk strumming. Enjoy guys!

Bon Jovi – “Living On A Prayer” (Riff)

August 2, 2011 No Comments

Grab your talk box because we’ve got a classic riff from the garden state native, this time it’s the main riff to Bon Jovi’s “Living On A Prayer.”

SRV Style Riff Using the BB King Box

August 2, 2011 No Comments

Learn a SRV inspired riff using the BB King box in this pentatonic blues lesson.

Richie Sambora Style Aeolian Riff

August 2, 2011 No Comments

Today we’ll be looking at riff in the style of Bon Jovi axeman Richie Sambora to get some practice with the Aeolian scale.

Metallica Style Phrygian Riff

August 2, 2011 No Comments

The Phrygian mode is a favorite among metal players for it’s dark, heavy quality. This Metallica inspired riff will show you how to get your metal on using this mode.

Dio Riff Using 4th and 5th Intervals

July 27, 2011 No Comments

We’ve got two new intervals which are often played together, the perfect 4th and perfect 5th. In conjunction these intervals can be used to create some truly rockin’ riffs!

Brian Setzer Style Mixolydian Riff

July 27, 2011 1 Comment

Brian Setzer is a master of swing, rockabilly, and jazz guitar playing. Secret to many of these style is the mixolydian mode, and we’ll show you how to use it.

U2 Style Adv. Power Chord Riff

July 26, 2011 1 Comment

Today we’ll be looking at a riff in the style of the Edge from U2 using root 3 and root 4 power chords. Grab your delay and let’s go!

Randy Rhoads Style Advanced Power Chord Riff

July 25, 2011 No Comments

Randy Rhoads loved using root 3 and 4 power chords to add some treble and bite to his playing. Today we’ll show you how the legend might use them.

Ozzy Style Root 5 Major Scale Riff

July 25, 2011 1 Comment

To get his signature dark sound, the Prince of Darkness will often use minor scales. We’ll show a super heavy riff to illustrate a common approach.

Journey Style Root 5 Major Scale Riff

July 9, 2011 No Comments

Who can honestly resist a Journey sing a long? No one! That’s why today we’re looking at a root 5 major scale riff in the style of this legendary 80′s band.

Bryan Adams Style Major Scale Riff

July 9, 2011 1 Comment

A trip back to the 80′s is always a good one! We’ll be looking into the Bryan Adams style for this riff on major scale double stops.

Bon Jovi Style Half Step Bend Riff

July 9, 2011 No Comments

We’re going back in time to a place of big hair and big riffs – we’re of course talking about the 80′s. What better way to practice half step bends then with a Bon Jovi riff?

Slash Style Pre-Bend Riff

July 6, 2011 1 Comment

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

Megadeth Style Palm Muting Riff

July 4, 2011 No Comments

Learn how to use palm muting to harness the epic powers of Valhalla in today’s lesson. Megadeth approved!

The Scorpions Style Power Chord Riff

July 2, 2011 No Comments

We’re going back to the days of hair and cross dressing with this 80′s style riff. I can’t wait to get going!

Talking Heads Style Power Chord Riff

July 2, 2011 No Comments

We’re going 80′s on you today with a little Talking Heads! I can’t wait to get started!

Michael Jackson – “Beat It” (Riff)

July 1, 2011 No Comments

This is an all time great guitar riff and an 80′s classic. An awesome rocker from the usual dance-pop of Michael Jackson