In this Phase 2 series Brad Henecke will school you in the art of rock guitar. You will not only learn how to play some of your favorite songs in this series, but you will also learn how to create your own.
Complete course with step-by-step lessons and practice examples.
Course filmed with 6 cameras for the perfect angles.
All tabs and notation provided in PDF and Guitar Pro formats.
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You will learn concepts that are essential to rock guitar playing. Brad begins the series by reviewing basic concepts discussed in Phase 1 lessons. From there, he discusses important subject areas such as technique, scales/modes, and chords. Brad frequently applies these subjects to classic rock and roll songs. He also provides you with basic tools that will enable you to write your own rock songs.Begin the Course
This lesson covers the absolute basics of rock guitar. Learn about the electric guitar, pickups, amplifiers, changing strings, and more.
The first step of your rock guitar experience is learning some of the more popular chords and that is what this lesson is all about.
Brad Henecke introduces common strumming patterns and barre chords.
In this lesson Brad covers some of the more advanced barre chord shapes. He applies these shapes to the song "Hotel California."
Rock has its roots in the blues. Brad helps you explore the wonderful world of blues in this lesson. He also covers some chord theory.
This lesson is all about specific techniques used by lead guitarists.
This lesson details how to improvise with the blues scale.
In this fun lesson, Brad Henecke teaches you riffs from 3 classic rock songs.
Power chords help give rock music that "punch you in the face" feel. Learn basic power chords in this lesson.
Are you ready to learn "Ain't Talking About Love" by Van Halen and "You Shook Me All Night Long" by AC/DC? That's what this lesson is all about.
Brad teaches the first pattern of the minor pentatonic scale and explains how it relates to the blues scale.
Brad covers the second pattern for both the minor blues and minor pentatonic scales.
Learn the classic rock song "Message in a Bottle."
This great lesson covers the 3rd fretboard pattern of the minor pentatonic and minor blues scales.
Brad demonstrates how open strings can be added to chord shapes you are already familiar with.
Brad covers the fourth pattern of the minor pentatonic and minor blues scales.
In this lesson Brad demonstrates how to play the Beatles song "Daytripper."
Brad demonstrates the 5th pattern of the minor pentatonic and minor blues scales. He also discusses practicing and memorizing them.
Learn the classic rock song "Brown Eyed Girl" in this episode of Rock Guitar.
Brad introduces you to the importance of phrasing. Quality phrasing is essential when performing any melodic line.
Tapping is an idiomatic guitar technique that offers a unique sound.
Learning the modes is essential to the development of your scale vocabulary.
Brad further explains what chord shapes are and how they relate to barre chords.
Learn the right and left hand mechanics involved in playing harmonics.
Brad covers more advanced harmonic techniques such as harp harmonics, pinch harmonics and tap harmonics.
Brad moves on in his modal lesson series to explain the Dorian mode. This lesson includes 2 backing tracks.
Brad explains and demonstrates the Phrygian mode.
Brad continues his discussion of the modes. You will learn the Lydian mode in this lesson.
Brad explains the Mixolydian mode and its practical applications.
Continuing with his modal lessons, Brad Henecke teaches the Aeolian mode.
The final lesson in our modal series covers the Locrian mode.
Brad teaches some licks inspired by Ace Frehley of KISS. Incorporate these licks into your own solos.
In this lesson Brad Henecke teaches you some fun licks that can be used in your own guitar solos.
Brad Henecke demonstrates some cool blues licks.
Brad Henecke provides an alternate way of comparing modes and scales.
In the last lesson, Brad Henecke compared some scales that are major or dominant in quality. Now, he repeats this process with minor scales.
This lesson is all about 1 string scales. Learning scales on 1 string is essential to your knowledge of the fretboard.
Brad demonstrates a one string version of the Ionian mode. This lesson demonstrates the importance of horizontal scales.
Brad continues his discussion of single string scales. He explains how to play the Aeolian mode across a single string.
Brad explains how to locate octaves within scale patterns. He demonstrates a cool lick that involves playing simultaneous octaves.
Brad explains how to use octaves in the context of an exercise. Octaves can also be used to build effective licks.
Brad introduces the harmonic minor scale. He explains how it can be applied to the solo break in "Sweet Child O' Mine."
Brad Henecke provides valuable tips regarding the process of learning songs by ear.
Improve your ear training by playing "The Tone Is Right" with Brad Henecke.
Brad Henecke explains diminished chords and provides a fun diminished arpeggio exercise.
Brad Henecke addresses time signatures.
Brad Henecke explains the construction of diminished seventh chords. He also provides a diminished chord exercise.
Brad Henecke introduces open G tuning in this lesson.
Brad Henecke introduces drop D tuning in this lesson. He explains many advantages of this tuning.
Brad Henecke teaches the G major pentatonic scale. He demonstrates all 5 patterns and explains how they can be transposed to any key.
In this lesson Brad Henecke talks about changing the pentatonic/blues scales with each chord in a chord progression.
Brad will show how to use the Mixolydian scale with a blues chord progression.
This lesson is all about gear and effects. Brad begins his discussion with power conditioning and removing hiss from your amplifier. He progresses to discuss a plethora of effects pedals. Brad explores his personal settings for each pedal demonstrated.
In this lesson, Brad Henecke introduces the wah pedal and demonstrates its many applications.
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I will Probably practicing this for 2 weeks instead of the normal 1 week. I think this should have probably been 2 lessons since it is so much material but I really liked the lesson.
All of the above! Looking forward to learning more from Brad!
All three! Loved it!
And I liked the teacher too. Very easy to understand.
AWESOME IT MADE IT VERY CLEAR FOR ME AND IVE BEEN TRYING TO GRASP IT FOR QUITE A WHILE
puts things together
Brad great at explaining what he's doing and why
Brad's great! Love his teaching style, and I am learning alot!
Clear explanations, easy to understand!
Fun song to learn. Brad explained it well. Thanks!
Good explanations, very good, basic instructions for beginners with soem useful information for more seasoned players.
Good pace, well spoken
Great lesson and easy way to practice bar c!!ds. Great teacheror
he rocks !
I have been trying to get Hotel California for a long time and always got confused at some point. This was the best demonstration/explanation ever. Great instructor, very easy with the call outs at the bottom of the screen. Thanks. All the Jam
I have maybe an hour a day to practice. I am very coorinated to bahr chords and some scales. What wouls be the best use of my hour a day to elevate my skills sets
i like this teacher. i think the best way to learn is to have some one like Brad teach you chords and scales etc and then teach you song that use those those scales and chords etc.
The instructor is great!!