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How To: Play "Back in Black" by AC/DC on electric guitar

Want to master "Back in Black" by AC/DC on the guitar? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the guitar, players of all skill level should be able to follow along given adequate time and effort. For more information, and to get started playing "Back in Black" on your own guitar, watch this video tab!

How To: Use an electric tester to test wires

In this video we learn how to use an electric tester to test wires. You will first need to purchase a voltage tester that runs on double a batteries. When you press it the end will turn green and you are ready to use it. Test it out by pushing it into a plug you know works and see if it turns red and starts to beep. If you own a home or are renovating this can help you out a lot if you don't have switches around. You can place the tester on a wire to find out if it's on and then become safer ...

How To: Replace an electrical light switch

In this video we learn how to replace an electrical light switch. First, turn the power off in your home. Then, remove the screws around the switch exposing the wires. Confirm that they are dead with a tester, then you can get started removing. Wrap electrical tape around the wires and then label them with what they were connected to. Tear this out of the terminals, then replace the new one with the wires hanging out. Make sure you place the wires back into the same terminals as before, using...

How To: Play "Rock n' Roll" by Led Zeppelin on electric guitar

In this tutorial, we learn how to play "Rock n' Roll" by Led Zeppelin on electric guitar. First, you will start out by learning the different chords of the song. These include: E, B, G, D, A, and E; although they will be played higher and lower throughout the song. As you continue to play, learn where the breaks of the song are at and where they change to higher and lower. Once you get through the first part of the song, continue to play until you reach the chorus and the last few verses of t...

How To: Play the blues with an electric guitar for beginners

In this tutorial, we learn how to play the blues with an electric guitar for beginners. Blues is a great gateway into learning more types of progressions of music. To start, you will need to have your favorite guitar and a basic knowledge of music. Next, you will need to learn where the six strings are going from top to bottom. The highest one is the first, then so on from there. Fir the first finger on the third fret, then play the A note. After this, place your third finger on the fret next...

How To: Play the "Beat It" electric guitar solo

In this video, we learn how to play the "Beat It" electric guitar solo. You will want to focus on harmonics when you are playing this so it sounds just like the original song. Start out by playing the intro to the song, paying attention to where the highs and the lows of the song are at. Also play the different riffs and then play onto the first verse. After this, play the rest of the verses and incorporate the chorus in between. Once you finish with the song, you can add in lyrics to it and ...

How To: Play "Undisclosed Desires" by Muse on an electric guitar

Want to play Muse's "Undisclosed Desires" on the electric guitar? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords in tab notation. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the guitar, players of all skill level should be able to follow along given adequate time and effort. For more information, and to get started playing this Muse song on your own guitar, watch this video tutorial.

How To: Play "Flake" by Jack Johnson on electric guitar

In this video, we learn how to play "Flake" by Jack Johnson on electric guitar. If you are just starting out on the electric guitar, this is a great song to learn as a beginner. After you learn all the chords on the guitar, you will start out with the intro to the song. From here, you will move onto the different verses of the songs. Start to sing in the lyrics as you are playing throughout the song. Make sure you are stopping, pausing, going higher, and going lower as you continue to play. W...

How To: Play "Creep" by Radiohead on electric guitar

In this video, we learn how to play "Creep" by Radiohead on electric guitar. Start on a G chord, then play B, C, and Cm. These are the only chords you will play through the entire song while doing a simple strum through the song. You will need to slide from one chord to the other to create a unique sound, and go faster in some parts than in the others. After you have the sequence down, the entire song will be finished. This is a great song for beginners to learn, add in the lyrics if you pref...

How To: Play "In Bloom" by Nirvana on electric guitar

In this video, we learn how to play "In Bloom" by Nirvana on electric guitar. The first riff will be played on the top string using E, B, G, D, A, and E. Play these together on different frets with power chords to get the best sound for the song. The second riff will include the chords: E, B, G, D, A, and E. Play the power chords five times and move the strings so you can easily get from string to string. When you are finished with this, continue to move on throughout the rest of the song the...

How To: Play "Enter Sandman" by Metallica on electric guitar

In this video, we learn how to play "Enter Sandman" by Metallica on electric guitar. This will be ten riffs, the first will be E, B, G, D, A, and E. The second one will be E, B, G, D, A, and E. The same will follow with the rest of the riffs. Once you finish playing all of them separately, start to play the entire son all together until it becomes one song with no stops in it. After you reach the end of the song, you will have completed this and can move on to a more advanced one with more ch...

How To: Play electric guitar for beginners

In this video, we learn how to play electric guitar for beginners. First, you need to become familiar with the guitar. The body, the frat board, the head, the nuts, and the strings. Learn what all the parts of the guitar are called and exactly what they do in relation to the guitar. When starting to play, you will need to learn the different strings and how they sound. The E, B, G, D, A, and E strings all have different noises to them depending on how tight and tuned they are. If you have nev...

How To: Play "Detroit Rock City" by KISS on electric guitar

In this video, we learn how to play "Detroit Rock City" by KISS on electric guitar. Start out with Eb, Bb, Gb, Db, Ab, and Eb. Pull of the first fret and go to the second, then do this over four times. Once you have finished this, do it over three more times until you reach the end. Now, you will place your fingers on the fourth string fourth fret, then do these chords over again three more times. There will be another guitar playing Eb, Bb, Gb, Db, Ab, and Eb as you continue on playing this,...

How To: Play "Mud Football" by Jack Johnson on electric guitar

In this video, we learn how to play "Mud Football" by Jack Johnson on electric guitar. Start off with a G chord and fade into the rest of the rhythm. You will play downward, then mute the chords as you go back up. At the end, it will be a really quick play with the hands on the strings. As you finish this, go into the chorus, then start to play out the rest of the verses. You will keep the same rhythm throughout the entire song. You can add in the lyrics as you become more comfortable with pl...

How To: Play "The Trooper" by Iron Maiden on electric guitar

In this video, we, learn how to play "The Trooper" by Iron Maiden on electric guitar. First, practice the rhythm so you get a feel for the song. The first riff will be: E, B, G, D, A, and E. The second riff will be the same, except you will start to play it faster. You will also want to switch between a higher and lower chord as you continue to play the song. Keep playing the riffs until you reach the end of the song. Make sure you have your fingers on the correct chords as you play, then enj...

How To: Play super fast runs on an electric guitar

In this tutorial, we learn how to play super fast runs on an electric guitar. You will be playing the notes at the very tip of the pick, going up and down as fast as you can. First, do the notes E, B, G, D, A, and E while on the third, sixth, ninth, fifteenth, eighteenth, and twenty-first frets. Next, play the E, B, and G notes on the third fret while hammering on the sixth string a couple of times. Continue to practice these, hearing the difference between each of the different chords. When ...

How To: Wire a three-way electrical switch

In this tutorial, we learn how to wire a three-way electrical switch. First, you will need to know the difference between the wires that you are using. Once you familiarize yourself with these different wires, you can start to wire your electrical switch. Now, go to your electrical box and tie the white wires together with an electrical nut. Next, tie the copper wires together and you will be left with three wires. Take the wire that supplies the power and attach it to the black common, then ...

How To: Play "Shout It Out Loud" by KISS on electric guitar

Learn how to play Shout it out loud by Kiss on electric guitar. The guitar is tuned down 1/2 step for this song (Eb, Bb, Gb, Db, Ab, Eb). First riff: Two lead guitars are playing together. 2nd string, 16th fret, twice. Bend up and back down. 14th fret. Second guitar is playing 2nd string 12th fret twice. Repeat twice. Bend it up and down. 10th fret.

How To: Play modal progressions on an electric guitar

This free video guitar lesson will teach you how to incorporate modal progressions into your playing. Regardless of your preferred style of music, if you want to be great, you'll need your head and hands on the same page. And there's no better way to get your head and hands on the same page than to practice. Happily, the Internet is awash in video tutorials like this one.

How To: Play the intro to "Crazy Train" on electric guitar

Looking for a guide on how to play the introductory riff to Ozzy Osbourne's "Crazy Train" on your electric guitar? You've found it. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players (advanced ones should be able to figure out the song themselves), beginning guitarists should also be able to play along given a little time and effort. Play "Crazy Train" à la Randy Rhoads with this video guide.

How To: Put strings on an electric guitar

In this how-to video, you will learn how to change your guitar strings. This is essential in learning how to maintain your guitar. Make sure you roll up your used guitar strings and throw them away in the trash. Unwrap the new strings. The string bag should have a label of what string it is. Put the correct string through the end of the hole in the back of the guitar. It should come out the other side. Pull it through and make sure the end of the string with the ball stops the string from goi...

How To: Play "Sweet Home Alabama" on the electric guitar

This video is part 1 of the lessons of FamousRiffs that teach you how to play the basic, easy riffs of Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama" on electric guitar. The video starts with a clean demonstration of how to play the intro and bridge of the song. After that, the guitarist shows and explains the 3 chords of the song: D power chord, a modified C and a modified G (all of them are very easy, even for beginners). He then explicitly explains and demonstrates the picking pattern used with the...

How To: Play the "Super Mario Bros" theme on electric guitar

We've all heard of Mario. He is probably one of the most famous characters in video game history created by Nintendo. Remember the theme song that you would hear and dance to when you were a kid? This video shows how to play that theme song on guitar! This guitar lesson shows each fret and string to strike as it carefully explains each note in the Mario theme song. Watch the fingers fly as you learn how to play using tabs with walkthrough explanations every step of the way. Learn each section...

How To: Play "Thunderstruck" by AC/DC on electric guitar

This is a great instructional video on how to play thunderstruck by AC/DC on electric guitar. Thunderstruck is played mainly on B string. It is the second string as you may be aware of. First you should start with 12th fret and hit that note. Then move to 10th fret and 9th fret. Then go back to 10fret and back to 9th fret. Then you have to go 7 and then again 9 and then 5. Now go to 7th fret and then to 4 and 5. Then to 4 and 5 and again 4 and 5 and finally to 4. You can write down on these n...

How To: Play the "Star Spangled Banner" on electric guitar

In this video we are about to see how to play the "Star Spangled Banner" on electric guitar. This is a basic lesson to all the beginners in guitar. It starts with the E string. It travels from tabs 10-7-3 to start off with the anthem and returns back. Now to the next string below E. Go through 9-7-5 tabs and return back via 7-9-10 of the E string. Even though there are various ways of play the star spangled banner this method is easy to learn for the new users. Then play it once more with a 4...

How To: Play "Beth" by KISS on electric guitar

If you're a big fan of Kiss and you want to learn how to play their song "Beth" on guitars, Bobby Crispy shows us how using his own arrangement of the song. Watch Bobby play the chords first so you will know how it will sound and if you're doing it correctly. Follow the guitar tabs shown on the video. Pause the video whenever a guitar tab/guide is shown so you can follow them properly. At the last part of the video, follow the finger picking of each guitar chord that you tried to learn throug...

How To: Play Pearl Jam's "Black" on electric guitar

Marty Schwartz teaches novice guitar players how to play Pearl Jam's "Black." Whether you can read sheet music or not, this is a great video for those who are trying to master playing the guitar. Marty moves slowly through the song, giving chord by chord finger instruction; you will never feel lost during this tutorial, and Marty's laid back persona will help you feel completely comfortable and confident while learning to play this fan favorite song that you will soon be able to play for all ...

How To: Test an electrical fuse

There's more than one way to test a fuse, and it doesn't have to be expensive. In this video tutorial, see how to test an electrical fuse with a screwdriver tester or multi-meter. A test screwdriver is relatively cheap and simple to use. A multimeter is a little more expensive and a little more complicated, but once you get used to it, fairly simple.

How To: Wire a Type G electrical plug

The Type G plug is the standard plug in the United Kingdom, usually 230V and 50Hz, and is referred to as the BS1363 (British Standards 1363). It's most commonly referred to as the "13-amp plug" because it has a 13-amp fuse inside. The wires consist of a hot (or live) wire, neutral wire, and an earth (or ground) wire.