Enter the World of Octaves

July 4, 2011 1 Comment

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!

Led Zeppelin Style Octave Riff

July 4, 2011 1 Comment

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

Rage Against The Machine Style Octave Riff

July 4, 2011 No Comments

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

Foo Fighters Style Octave Riff

July 4, 2011 No Comments

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!

My Chemical Romance Style Octaves

July 25, 2011 1 Comment

Octaves are a favorite among all guitar players, especially that of vampire rockers My Chemical Romance. We’ll show you how they might use the might octave!

Root 3 and Root 4 Octaves

July 25, 2011 No Comments

Though we already looked at octaves, we’re going to learn two new shapes today which will increase our guitar vocabulary and really give us a cool biting sound.

Eric Johnson Octave Riff

July 27, 2011 No Comments

Our last interval is one we’ve already learned before – the octave. We’ve got a great Eric Johnson riff to help challenge you a little bit!

Create Epic Leads With Octaves

August 23, 2011 1 Comment

Learn to create super epic, huge sounding leads using 5th string root octaves to support chord tones and add melody.

How to Choose Octaves to Sound Epic

August 28, 2011 1 Comment

Choosing which octaves to play can be a daunting task, but we’ll make it super easy! The result will be epic, professional sounding guitar parts you’ll love.