How to Play Guitars Still Suck! by Bumblefoot (Guitar Lesson)


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Guitars Still Suck!

The similarities between the last song and this one stop at the name and the fact that they are both CRAZY! Inspired by Guthrie Govan, this tune pushes hybrid picking and blazing fast hooks to the limit. It's a quirky, country-tinged virtuoso piece that will have you sitting on a mountain top once you've conquered it! Enjoy!

Taught by Bumblefoot in Songs With Bumblefoot seriesLength: 43:56Difficulty: 5.0 of 5


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618618 replied on August 9th, 2015

Ron is a phenomenal guitar player and musician. Awesome lesson.

dtrdtr replied on November 27th, 2014

AWESOME!!! :D

gregmillgregmill replied on June 24th, 2014

This is a structured piece of music requiring a significant understanding of the fret board and technical ability. I don't care for it but I certainly can respect Bumbletoot's talent, technical ability and learning. LOVE THE GUITAR

BunnyBread_BunnyBread_ replied on April 26th, 2014

Oh come on, this isn't music. This sounds like Guitar Center on a Saturday afternoon when every amp is turned up at once.

eamsmedeamsmed replied on April 25th, 2014

amazing!!

Songs With Bumblefoot

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Learn complete songs written by Bumblefoot and taught by Bumblefoot.



Lesson 1

Spaghetti

Learn this Western-tinged original song by Bumblefoot! What more could you want in an instrumental guitar piece? A catchy melody, a challenging, yet melodic guitar solo, and tons of cool techniques applied...

Length: 38:14 Difficulty: 4.0 FREE
Lesson 2

Vomit

Here's a crazy, crazy song with a even crazier solo. lay some funky rhythms, learn a monster riff, and tie your fingers in knots with the quirky, strangely melodic solo! It's another original Bumblefoot...

Length: 49:49 Difficulty: 5.0 Members Only
Lesson 3

Guitars Suck!

Guitars Suck! That's exactly what you're going to think after working this song into your repertoire. Actually, once you have the basic techniques and song form down, this tune is darn fun to play! Push...

Length: 48:37 Difficulty: 5.0 Members Only
Lesson 4

Guitars Still Suck!

The similarities between the last song and this one stop at the name and the fact that they are both CRAZY! Inspired by Guthrie Govan, this tune pushes hybrid picking and blazing fast hooks to the limit....

Length: 43:56 Difficulty: 5.0 Members Only

About Bumblefoot View Full Biography "Making music has a greater purpose - anything I can do to help others, I try to do."

-Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal

I love spicy food - working on recipes for my own line of hot sauces. Been upping my tolerance - currently at 7,100,000 Scoville Units (that's 3x stronger than commercial-grade pepper spray weapon) If anyone asks me about Scoville Units, I'll bore them for a half-hour talking about capsaicin molecules, habaneros and heat measurements.

One time in Japan, I stayed up 43 hours straight doing gigs, interviews, instructional videos and going to clubs.

I take oral hygiene and fire safety seriously.

As a kid, I'd lay the guitar on the ground and play Bach pieces with two hands and one foot. Been a while since I tried that.

When I can, I like to do home improvement stuff - mostly drywall and electrical, some simple plumbing. Last thing I did at my house was install recessed lights in the ceiling going to a dimmer, and put in a new bathroom sink and faucet.

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