A minor rock lick

Rock Lick in A Minor | Guitar Lesson

By Erick Gerber
In December 8, 2016
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This rock lick uses two different pentatonic shapes from the previous two licks – Pattern 1 (Major Pentatonic Root 5) and Pattern 5 (Minor Pentatonic Root 5).

Like before, we have hammer-ons & pull-offs, slides and bends all combined into one lick. Small details like the tuning of your bends, not over-sliding, the clarity\loudness of your hammer-ons and pull-offs will make or break this lick so it’s better to play slowly and accurately, rather than fast and sloppy. As always, practice makes perfect.

 

Sticking Points

• Start by learning each bar separately, then add them together afterwards.
• Pay attention to the fingering used in the video
• Beware of flat bands and over-sliding

This lesson is part of our brand spanking new Rock Course 1 which is launching 1st December 2017 and is available exclusively in our full access area. Party on!

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Plays for “Red Helen” and “Truth and It’s Burden”. Can make his guitar sound like an accelerating car. Currently doing his BMus Honours degree with the University of Chichester. Sucks at Guitar Hero. Can solo behind his head. Has gigged extensively throughout South Africa.

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