Guitar Lessons Based On Songs

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Portrait Of Evil – Heavy Metal Ballad – Guitar Lesson

In the vein of Alice Cooper or early Lizzy Borden

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Scorpions Album Cover - Love at First Sting

Scorpions – Still Loving You

Scorpions - Still Loving You has become a classic heavy metal ballad. Scorpions are one of hard rocks longest running and most respected bands. This song is played in the key of G Minor and follows the G Natural Minor scale.

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Shout at the Devil - Motley Crue

Motley Crue / Mick Mars – Looks That Kill

Notes:The Motley Crue / Mick Mars song Looks That Kill from the album Shout at the Devil. Was recorded in the key of G minor but actually played in the A minor position. This is because they tuned down a whole step to 420 so that A becomes G, E becomes D etc. This lesson…

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Home Sweet Home – Motley Crue / Mick Mars

The Motley Crue classic power ballad Home Sweet Home from the album Theatre of Pain is one of the most memorable of the 1980's. In my opinion Mick Mars is one of the best rock guitarist of the era. Although Mick wasn't as fast or polished as some of his competitors, his playing is solid…

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Randy Rhoads Crazy Train Lesson

Notes: Randy Rhoads begins the main riff from Crazy Train in the key of F# minor using the Aeolian mode and ends up in A Major just before the vocals.

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Randy Rhoads Diary of a Madman guitar lesson

This lesson separates Randy Rhoads guitar parts in Diary of a Madman into small easy to understand chunks. From Randy's the classical guitar intro to the signature Rhoads style neo-classical guitar solo. This masterpiece from Randy Rhoads takes patience and discipline to master.

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Rainbow in the Dark – Ronnie James Dio / Vivian Campbell

Notes: This Guitar lesson based on the Ronnie James Dio / Vivian Campbell classic Rainbow in the Dark from the album Holy Diver is in the key of A minor using the Aeolian mode.

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