Boss AW3 Dynamic Wah Guitar Pedal

Boss AW3 Dynamic Wah Guitar Pedal

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www.worldmusicsupply.com Jason Spencer from World Music Supply demonstrates the AW-3 Dynamic Wah effects pedal from Boss.

Kirk Hammet Guitar Solo

This video demonstrates how to create a Kirk Hammet style guitar solo.

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Time to look at the style of this extremely popular heavy metal guitarist – no wonder, he is the lead guitarist of Metallica: Kirk Hammett. Conveniently enough, this lesson comes right after the Masterclass “Hot Blues” lesson – because Kirk Hammett’s style is in fact heavily inspired by blues. This lesson will mainly deal with Kirk’s solo style from the Metallica “Black Album” and onwards . Mr Hammett himself claims his goal with his new solo approach was to get “a bit bluesier” – and the result was an effective blend of metal, blues and wah-wah driven madness. In this lesson you will get a hang of some typical Kirk Hammet style licks, you should also follow my example and use these ideas to make your own “Metallica-style” improvisation over the backing track. All the licks covered here will work nicely in E minor (except where note otherwise) – E minor is the the most common heavy metal key, so learn it well. Now let’s take a trip to heavy metal land… Full lesson (21 videos) available at www.guitarmasterclass.net

Steve Vai Solo Techniques

Steve Vai style solo techniques, by Kristofer Dahl.

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Few modern rock guitarsist have had such a major impact on the guitar community as Steve Vai. Mr Vai’s musical ability comprises of strong, unpredictable compositions – as well as a technical driven guitar style with innovative techniques and melodies.

In this lesson lesson we will approach Steve’s pattented tones and techniques by analysing “Vai slides”, whammy-bar tricks, lydian mode and plain shred! The backing tracks should allow you to start practicing these techniques slowly – and gradually work your way to the top! As always, if this feels way to difficult for you – just focus on nailing one single lick.