Tutorial by Mike Olekshy

Back In Black

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Mike will show you the 2 guitars in this song. Guitar 1 is a crunch guitar that plays rhythm guitar throughout the song. Guitar 2 is the lead guitar that digs into some blistering licks throughout. The arrangement features an iconic riff that becomes the verse. There's also a grooving chorus section, solo, and interlude that features a double time boogie riff. In the following lessons, we'll talk about open position power chords, syncopation, and some killer rock lead approaches. We are in the key of E minor, with a 4/4 time signature, at a tempo of 92 BPM. The Back in Black chords are as iconic as the song itself. The guitar chords for Back in Black are a masterclass in rock guitar riffs, delivering a punchy, unforgettable sound that has inspired air guitarists worldwide. If you’ve ever wanted to know how to play Back in Black on guitar, you’re not alone. This song is on the bucket list of nearly every rock enthusiast who picks up a guitar, thanks to its irresistible blend of simplicity and power. The genius of "Back in Black" lies in its straightforward yet potent riff, making the AC/DC chords for "Back in Black" a perfect starting point for guitarists looking to dive into the realm of hard rock. Alright, let’s rock into the electrifying world of AC/DC and the legendary anthem "Back in Black." This track isn’t just a song; This song is a monumental piece of rock history, wrapped in power chords and drenched in resilience. Released in 1980 as the title track of their album, "Back in Black" is a thunderous tribute to the band's former lead singer, Bon Scott, who had tragically passed away earlier that year. It marked a new era for the band, with Brian Johnson stepping in as the new frontman, and boy, did they come back with a bang!

Tutorial Info
Instructor Mike Olekshy
11 Videos / 9 Score