• rock riff

    Rock Riff | Guitar Lesson | Hammer On & Pull Off

    By Erick Gerber
    In November 24, 2016
    This is a typical rock riff in the style of classic rock. It can give you some ideas for your own rock riffs. Using these techniques in this context is a great starting point to build on, using your own creativity. In this riff, there are power chords being...
  • 50% off Guitar Pro Software for Guitar Excellence Pupils

    50% off Guitar Pro 6 for Guitar Excellence Pupils

    By Erick Gerber
    In November 24, 2016
    GREAT NEWS! As a Guitar Excellence pupil, whether you’re on our Home, Online or Video subscription service, you get a 50% discount on the legendary computer software Guitar Pro 6 that has helped thousands of guitarists worldwide learn how to play the guitar much faster, simpler and easier. But...
  • top 8 guitar amps

    Top 8 Guitar Amps & Songs That Made Them Famous

    By Stefan Vos
    In October 6, 2016
    This is our list of the top 8 guitar amps and the songs that made them famous: Marshall Super Lead #1959 Song: Running With The Devil
 Artist: Eddie Van Halen With the release of Van Halen I in 1978, they changed the world of rock forever. Edward Van Halen...
  • 2 hand tapping

    2 Hand Tapping | Metal Guitar Lesson

    By Erick Gerber
    In October 6, 2016
    This is a 2 hand tapping line using 5 fingers – 3 of your fretting hand and 2 of your picking/tapping hand. It’s in the key of E Minor and in the style of Progressive Metal bands such as The Contortionist and Animals As Leaders. Download the TABS for...
  • Expensive Guitar

    Expensive Guitar – Is It Worth It?

    By Tyrone Mayer
    In September 12, 2016
    In all my years as a guitarist, I’ve always aspired to own and play an expensive guitar. I’ve always owned (and many novice guitar players do own) cheap guitars but is there a difference between a cheap guitar vs an expensive guitar? Can you tell the difference? Is your...
  • Small Business Awards with 702 and Sage One

    Guitar Excellence – Finalist in the Small Business Awards with 702 and Sage One

    By Erick Gerber
    In September 12, 2016
    Guitar Excellence has recently made it to the finals of the Small Business Awards with 702 & Sage One. 702 radio had an interview with owner Tyrone Mayer on 24 August 2016. You can listen to the full interview below: Shortly after the interview Sinikiwe Mqadi published an article on...