The phrase "heavy metal" originated from a reference to the loud, mechanized sounds of the modern world. The harsh, British factory sounds of the 1960's resembled England's first "heavy metal" band: Black Sabbath. In the present day, metal is still alive and strong. Take a look below to check out the different teachers that cover metal. You can scope out the entire series or sample it out by clicking to view the free lesson.
While musically gifted and classically trained, Dennis Hodges can’t shake the metal bug. This popular JamPlay.com series includes lessons on commonly used metal techniques such as palm muting, slides, bends, octaves, power chords and more.
Kris Norris offers an array of ideas and lessons; from changing strings to advanced sweeping / legato techniques and soloing applications. Kris also offers conceptual lessons for song writing ideas and composition.
Up and coming talent Emil Werstler brings you advanced lessons on lead
techniques, style and theory applications. Emil's videos also include
candid interviews about his background and the inspirations behind his
Lead guitarist for Animals As Leaders, Tosin Abasi brings his knowledge of extended range guitars to JamPlay, with detailed lessons on various picking styles and emulating bass with the 8 string instrument.
Veteran metal gunslinger Steve Smyth currently is in the bands Forbidden and The EssenEss Project. Having also been in bands such as Testament and Nevermore, Steve has a unique style that he teaches here on JamPlay.
Unconventional... Diabolical... Just plain crazy! Learn a fresh, quirky and MUSICAL approach to extreme guitar playing! Bumblefoot takes you through many exercises of the mind and hands to take your playing to the next level!
Dig into the style and technique of one of the most accomplished and creative guitarists of his era! Ever a true clinician, Tony MacAlpine breaks down over 30 song passages from his extensive catalogue while offering pointed instruction on melodic…