“The Day I Almost Lit My Guitar On Fire…” (An Open Letter from a Beginner Guitarist)

Hey Rockstar! Steve here and I wanted to share with you a letter I recently received from one of my Beginner guitar clients… “The day I almost lit my guitar on fire…” Hey Steve, it’s Ryan… I never told you this, but a few months ago I was VERY close to committing the ultimate sin… It was…

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13 Reasons Beginner Guitarists Need To Play Along With Recorded Songs NOW

I want you to take a second to picture yourself playing on stage with your favourite band… The bright lights, the sea of sounds, the screaming fans… Imagine rocking out and playing the classics with legends like Hendrix, Gilmour, Cobain, Lennon…. What a great feeling that would be, right? After 20+ years of playing the…

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3 Smart Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your Guitar Practice

Hey Rockstars, Ok, I’m not going to lie… The picture at the top of the page makes me look like a KISS superfan (I’m really not). 😛 While I don’t mind a KISS tune here and there, the reason for the pictures is twofold: I’ve toured across North America opening for Gene and the boys  back in…

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Is it really possible to master Barre Chords in just 28 days?

Are you struggling to make ANY progress with your Barre Chords? Do you hate seeing an F Major or B minor in EVERY song you’re trying to learn? If so, then I want to tell you you’re not alone. The Solution I also want to tell you about an upcoming training and Q+A I’m holding, where I’ll…

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Get High With A Little Help…For Your BENDS! (Part 2)

Hey Rockstar, I hope that last week’s post helped you get your bends off the ground. Ok, so now that you can bend higher and longer by using the “Friends Technique”,  you might be wondering what to do with them. So now it’s time to talk about HOW HIGH you need to bend. And we’ll do that…

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Get High With A Little Help…For Your BENDS! (Part 1)

Guitar bends are great. They make the guitar one of the closest instruments to the human voice around. This is because the notes you play can smoothly change from a low note to a high note and back, just like a singer. This is SO much different that an instrument like the piano because, although notes…

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Be All You Can B…minor!

This is Part 3 of a 3-part series on playing better Barre Chords: Part 1 – How to Get Rid of Barre Chords Pain in Under 5 Minutes! Part 2 – Get More Stretch And (Finally) Play That F… Part 3 [You Are Here] – Be All You Can B…minor!   Why do most guitarists struggle to play Barre Chords…

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Get More Stretch And (Finally) Play That F…

This is Part 2 of a 3-part series on playing better Barre Chords: Part 1 – How to Get Rid of Barre Chords Pain in Under 5 Minutes! Part 2 [You Are Here] – Get More Stretch And (Finally) Play That F… Part 3 – Be All You Can B…minor!   This is the difference. The difference between the…

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How to Get Rid of Barre Chords Pain in Under 5 Minutes!

This is Part 1 of a 3-part series on playing better Barre Chords: Part 1 – [You Are Here] –  How to Get Rid of Barre Chords Pain in Under 5 Minutes! Part 2 – Get More Stretch And (Finally) Play That F… Part 3 – Be All You Can B…minor! Let’s face it: Barre Chords aren’t the most popular chords…

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How & (More Importantly) WHEN To Switch Chords…

Hey Rockstars! Are you finding it difficult to switch from Powerchord to Powerchord (or Barre Chord to Barre Chord) across the fretboard? Do your fingers always get out of place, land on the wrong fret, or go SPLAT???? If so, then here’s a video that I made that I think will help: 3 BIG Takeaways from…

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