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How To: Play "Beautiful Day" by U2 on the electric guitar

Want to play a beautiful version of "Beautiful Day" by U2? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete (and we mean complete) breakdown of the song and its constituent parts. 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 "Beautiful Day" on your own guitar, watch this video guit...

How To: Play "Until the End of the World" by U2 on electric guitar

Want to play "Until the End of the World" by U2? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete (and we mean complete) breakdown of the song and its constituent parts. 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 "Until the End of the World" on your own guitar, watch this video g...

How To: Play "Where the Streets Have No Name" by U2 on electric guitar

Want to master "Where the Streets Have No Name" by U2? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete (and we mean complete) breakdown of the song and its constituent parts. 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 "Where the Streets Have No Name" on your own guitar, just tak...

How To: Play "Magnificent" by U2 on electric guitar

Want to do a magnificent job of playing "Magnificent" by U2? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete (and we mean complete) breakdown of the song and its constituent parts. 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 "Magnificent" on your own guitar, just take a look!

How To: Play "One" by U2 on electric guitar

Looking for a new number to play on your guitar? In this two-part song tutorial, you'll learn how to play "One" by U2 on the electric guitar. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate and advanced guitarists, players of all skill levels can play along. Watch this lesson to get started playing "One" on your electric guitar!

How To: Play the modes on electric guitar

Check out this instructional electric guitar video that provides an introduction to modes. Modes are scales that are derived from a parent scale by starting and ending on different degrees of that parent scale. This is Season 3, Episode 14 of Dave Weiner's Riff of the Week series called "The Modes: An Introduction." With this lesson and a bit of practice, improve your guitar playing skills by learning about modes on the electric guitar.

How To: Play an A blues riff in tonal center

Check out this instructional electric guitar video that shows you how to play an A blues riff in tonal center. This is part 41 of Dave Weiner's Riff of the Week series titled "Take Out Please." With this lesson and a bit of practice, improve your electric guitar playing skills by learning to play an A blues electric guitar riff.

How To: Bend strings on electric guitar

Check out this instructional electric guitar video that shows you a great way to practice bending strings on your guitar. The whole key with string bending is to know where you're bending it. Improve your guitar playing skills by watching this short tutorial video to learn about string bending on electric guitar.

How To: Shred on electric guitar

In this sequence of electric guitar tutorial videos, we look at another pattern that's good for working on your speed/alternate picking. (Speed Picking is just another term for alternate picking REALLY FAST). In order for you to get really good at these electric guitar techniques, though, you will have to practice.

How To: Play "New Year's Day" by U2 on electric guitar

Want to play "New Year's Day" by U2? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete (and we mean complete) breakdown of the song and its constituent parts. 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 "New Year's Day" on your own guitar, just take a look!

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 "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: Train your ear to play the electric guitar

Check out this instructional electric guitar video that shows you how to train your ear to play the electric guitar. This is Season 3, Episode 38 of Dave Weiner's Riff of the Week series titled "An Intro To Ear Training." Dave Weiner is a Favored Nations recording artist, a G.I.T. graduate, and has been playing in Steve Vai's band since 1999. You want to tune your ear so that you can better communicate in music better. A tuned ear will give you better chord choices, better voicings, better no...

How To: Simplify complex riffs on electric guitar

Check out this instructional electric guitar video that shows you how to simplify complex riffs on the electric guitar. This is Season 3, Episode 26 of Dave Weiner's Riff of the Week series titled "Complex Riffs Made Easy." Dave Weiner is a Favored Nations recording artist, a G.I.T. graduate, and has been playing in Steve Vai's band since 1999. With this lesson and a bit of practice, improve your guitar playing skills by learning to simplify complex riffs and to improvise a little on the elec...

How To: Play "Sweater Song" by Weezer on electric guitar

Marty Schwartz leads you through the basic chords for Weezer's Sweater Song. If you are looking to learn how to play the electric guitar, he gives a simple, easy, effective lesson that anyone can follow. The tips are shown visually, making the lesson easy to comprehend. He goes on to play the chords taught during the lesson, giving an audio reference to how your playing should sound, something I found to be very helpful.

How To: Play "Bad" by U2 on the electric guitar (with and without delay)

Want to be good—even great—at playing "Bad" by U2? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete (and we mean complete) breakdown of the song and its constituent parts. 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 "Bad" on your own guitar, just take a look!

How To: Play lead electric blues guitar

There is nothing cooler than playing lead electric Blues guitar, is there? Check out this tutorial for tips on how to play an awesome lead. You will learn in the style of the father of Blues himself, BB King. This video will take you step by step through the basics of this musical style. Practice, practice and you will headlining at the House of Blues next to Mr. King himself, in no time.

How To: Play vibrato for blues style electric guitar

Want to play lead guitar in a rock band? Well, you have to learn how to play the blues first. Most popular rock songs have roots in the blues guitar style of playing. This blues guitar lesson teaches you the basics of the three styles of vibrato. Vibrato is a common problem for many beginner and intermediate guitar players, but is easy to do if you know the trick. Check out this blues guitar how to video and you will be on your way to playing lead guitar.

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 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: Plug a screw hole in a guitar

Check out this guitar tutorial on how to plug a screw hole in an electric guitar or guitar neck. Grab the necessary tools and follow the simple step by step instructions outlined in this instructional video. Plug a screw hole in an electric guitar with this how to video and customoize your personal guitar!

How To: Learn the pentatonic scales & vibrato with Zakk Wylde

Check out this instructional electric guitar video with Zakk Wylde that teaches you about the pentatonic scales, chicken pickin' and licks, and some vibrato. Before you begin the lesson, tune your guitar with Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist, Zakk Wylde. This tutorial video covers the basics of playing the electric guitar and covers the vibrato and the pentatonic scales. With this lesson and a bit of practice, improve your electric guitar playing skills by learning from one of the best, Zakk Wylde!

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