Guitar Tricks Blog
Posted January 25, 2018

10 Famous Riffs and Guitar Chords for Beginners

There are just some songs that are instantly recognizable. For the most part, the iconic portions of a song are either riffs or chord progressions. When you hear the opening riff to "Layla" you think of Eric Clapton, etc. These are some of the most catchy, and influential chords and riffs in all of rock music!  

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Posted January 18, 2018

How to Choose a Starter Guitar

Buying your first guitar can be a daunting task if you aren’t 100% sure what to look for. Not to mention there are a dime-a-dozen cheap brands out there so how can you tell if you are getting a good deal? Here are some helpful considerations when making your first guitar purchase that will steer you in the right direction, whether you are shopping new or used.

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Posted January 16, 2018

Planning Your Album From Beginning to End with Disc Makers!

Our friends over at Disc Makers continue to lead the way in the industry when it comes to helping you get your album from the beginning to the end! Just recently, they have announced this new guide that you might find useful on your next album.

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Posted December 27, 2017

10 Easy Guitar Songs on Acoustic

If you were lucky enough to get a new guitar this season, here are a variety of songs to help you on your guitar-learning journey. These songs from bands old and new incorporate a handful of open chords, and a couple of barre chords. For those of you looking to learn some new techniques may also find songs that use simple fingerpicking, as well as new ways to strum. Read on for the songs! 

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Posted December 6, 2017

Play Metal Christmas Songs and More!

Hey everyone, Billy here. It's December already and that means it's the time for giving, and staying inside, playing awesome jams with friends and family. 

First thing's first. The best way to celebrate the holidays is playing your favorite songs like "Silent Night," "Jingle Bells," and "Deck the Halls" but with a nose-bleeding, overdriven guitar! Learn how to add a bit of metal in your eggnog this season by playing a metal version of "Deck the Halls" below.

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