Posted October 23, 2020
A staple on American radio waves for the past 50 years, Eagles are synonymous with rock music. Their songs have dominated the charts for the duration of their career, sending "Their Greatest Hits" to the number one best-selling album in the United States. The centerpiece of their signature sound, aside from ear-pleasing vocal melodies and harmonies, is the complementary guitar stylings of Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh, Bernie Leadon, and Don Felder -- all of whom contributed their own unique skills to the band throughout the years.
Posted October 16, 2020
One of the most iconic rock bands in history, AC/DC made their mark with the high-energy guitar onslaught of Angus and Malcolm Young. The brothers wrote their fair share of killer riffs with unique chord voicings, minor and major pentatonic scales, and break-neck double stops. While the catalog of rockin' AC/DC songs is nearly endless, we'll let you in on the top 5 AC/DC riffs we think you should have in you
Posted October 9, 2020
Hey everyone. Today is a very exciting day because we are finally going to share with you something we’ve been working on, and we think you’re going to love it. This is the brand new Guitartricks app for iOS!
Posted August 4, 2020
Hi everyone! We recently released an entire playlist full of famous guitar riffs for you to learn. These short, bite-sized lessons are great as a warm up exercise, or a simple way to re-learn some of your favorite songs. All of these lessons are taught by the one and only Anders Mouridsen, who you know as an instructor right here on Guitartricks and as the guitarist for Grammy-nominated country singer, Cam.
Posted July 29, 2020
Eddie Van Halen’s guitar style was all about using a strat-style guitar with humbucking pickups and turning that all the way up for blazing-fast riffs, licks and more. Eddie Van Halen songs are chock full of really great material for guitar learners to study, including hammer ons, pull offs, as well as more advanced techniques like using a boogie-style rhythm, two-hand tapping, hybrid picking and palm-muting triads. There is so much to dig through when learning how to play like Van Halen, so don’t forget to check out the full free lesson at the end of this, as well as the entire tu