Blues Modes and the Pentatonic Scale

The blues modes are usually the 2nd and 3rd modes of the major scale…but that isn’t what’s important. What’s important is how they sound, and what notes they contain, as I explain in the video. Notes of the Blues Modes As I explain in the video, everything you play in … Continue reading

Early Metallica Backing Track in Em

So, last month we were looking at the lead guitar style of Metallica’s Kirk Hammett. Then, at the end of the month I wrote this lesson on how to play and sound like Kirk. If you’re a fan of Kirk Hammett, I suggest checking that post out! Now, I’m more … Continue reading