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4 Theory Concepts Every Guitarist Should Know

Music theory can be one of the most difficult parts for guitar players who are ready to move up a level with their playing. There's too much to know and underst...

10 Modes That Matter for Guitar Players

Guitar players - here are scales and modes you MUST know for all styles. You'll learn how and when to apply them. You'll learn how to shape, color and texture y...

8 Free Modal Guitar Lessons

Learning to improvise can be hard – however, by learning your scales & modes, you'll give yourself an easy way in to developing a vast vocabulary of improv lick...

6 Melodic Modal Rocks Licks You MUST Know

Although these licks are modal, there's no need to fret - each of the licks presented here are versatile, usable rock licks that lend themselves to several play...

7 Jazz Scales Guitar Lessons

These 7 free guitar lessons are from Tom Dempsey's Jazz Scales Handbook, in this you'll cover the most commonly used scales found in jazz and how these scales c...

5 Modal Progressions You MUST Know

Looking to jump-start your rhythm guitar playing? Check out these lessons from Robbie Calvo's 30 Modal Progressions You MUST Know, in which Robbie shares how to...

5 Guitar Scales & Modes That Matter

by Chris Buono Looking to expand your palette of single-note tonal colors? A great way to do so is to delve into modes and alternative scales. While that's a...

Guitabulary: The Blues/Metal Connection

Even metal icons like Metallica's Kirk Hammett go searching for the roots. This lesson deals with his recent interest in the blues and how using blues style can...