Pop Songs With Surprisingly Awesome Guitar Riffs

Pop Songs With Surprisingly Awesome Guitar Riffs

27th November, 2020 by Stuart Shields

We all know those classic songs, for which the guest guitar solo transformed a catchy pop tune into something more. But what happens when pop acts add a crunching riff to one of their hits?

3 Effective Ways To Turn Scales Into Solos

13th November, 2020 by Stuart Shields

So, you’ve put in the hours, listened to your teachers and learnt all your scales. Your neck is a playground of notes! But when you solo, all that comes out are scales! Sound familiar? Read on …

Secret Celebrity Guitarists

6th November, 2020 by Stuart Shields

Now, we’re all familiar with the 6 string escapades of Johnny Depp and the vintage guitar collections of Steven Seagal and Kiefer Sutherland, but does Hollywood harbour any true secret axemen?

3 Spooky Sounding Chords For Guitar

29th October, 2020 by Stuart Shields

With the Halloween season upon us we celebrate some of the most unnerving and spine chilling chords; straight from the horror movie soundtrack playbook.

What Makes The Perfect Guitar Solo?

23rd October, 2020 by Stuart Shields

Is there such a thing as the perfect guitar solo? There have certainly been plenty of contenders! Does a formula for writing the ideal solo exist?

The Secret Of Great Pentatonic Guitar Soloing!

16th October, 2020 by Stuart Shields

It’s the first scale every guitarist must learn and our go-to choice when we want to play a good honest melodic guitar solo; but can we have too much of a good thing?!

The Worst Gigs In History

10th October, 2020 by Stuart Shields

It’s not always smooth sailing in the rock & roll world, for every ying there’s a yang and for every one of history’s greatest shows there’s some of the worst concerts of all time.

8 Facts You Didn’t Know About Eddie Van Halen

2nd October, 2020 by Stuart Shields

Who doesn’t love a bit of trivia, right? Matching his legendary guitar technique and chops is gonna take some time, so for now, here’s some top Eddie Van Halen facts to impress your friends with!

5 Tips For Making A Quick & Easy Guitar Video

25th September, 2020 by Stuart Shields

So, you’ve put in the hours mastering that song and you want to show off your good work to more than your significant other or household pets. Let’s help you share your guitar playing with the world!