Get ready to rock in this metal lesson series with Dennis Hodges. From 80's Metal to modern Dennis loves it all.
Complete course with step-by-step lessons and practice examples.
Course filmed with 6 cameras for the perfect angles.
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Dennis will cover metal basics and get you playing advanced techniques in no time.Begin the Course
Dennis covers important guitar basics such as note names and technical exercises.
Dennis introduces power chords and basic rhythm concepts. Both subjects are very important to the metal genre.
Learn a variety of essential techniques commonly used in the metal genre, including palm muting, string slides, and chord slides.
Metal lesson 4 brings you some info on hammer-ons, pull-offs, trills, bending, and the infamous pinch harmonics.
Dennis delivers left hand techniques and exercises, with topics including spider walking / riffing, octaves, stretching and 4 practice riffs.
While using a metronome, Dennis covers essential techniques and exercises to obtain great rhythm and timing.
Written just for JamPlay and his Metal series, this song will allow you to put all your techniques to use in a musical manner.
In this lesson Dennis teaches the following common time signatures: 3/4, 4/4, 6/8, 9/8, and 12/8. Dennis explains each signature and provides a short example for illustration.
This time around Dennis explains odd time signatures. Similar to Part 1, he uses a musical example to illustrate each new signature.
Dennis continues his metal series with part two of his look at rhythm and timing.
This lesson is the long lost sibling to "Left Hand Overload."
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Awesome idea on learning to be on time using a metronome. You explained it so well, so simple. "Making the Nomes Disappear." I never heard that idea much less thought of it. Thanks much!
Delivered really well, I liked the personal touches and tips along the way.
Dennis has got a simply way to teach how don't hurt your self, while you increase your ability. I like that. I understand everything even if i'm not really able to speak english very well.
Dennis has the an indescribable depth to theory and physical play in almost every lesson. His personality is catching and enteraining.
easy to understand
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Good lesson. Really enjoying his teaching style and advice.
Good to know the notes I've been playing for the last 3 years
Great advice on how to warm up
I'm in the process off learning the notes on the neck. I do this exercise and call out the notes as I go. Getting a little faster and a little faster. Very helpful! SSSSSLLLLLLLLAAAAAAAYYYYYYEEEEERRRRRR!!!!!!!!!!
not the best at explaining basics. I do however like dennis. Cause I'm a intermediate player. So I understand it. good job
Since I could only make one choice above, I want to add that I liked the teacher and the instruction was easy to understand. Great job, Dennis!
this guy is funny