Tag Archives: Guitar World

Reinvent the Pentatonic Scale in a New Lesson from Metal Mike

Metal Mike Chlasciak recently posted an intriguing new lesson via Guitar World in which he teaches aspiring players to reinvent the minor pentatonic scale. As it is the most used sound in rock, metal and blues, Chlasciak flips it on … Continue reading

Dave Davidson Talks Sweeping and Tapping in New Guitar World Lesson

In the past, Dave Davidson of Boston thrash band Revocation has taught aspiring musicians about the pentatonic scale, the two forms of the diminished scale, hybrid picking and even how to play his band’s songs through a series of Guitar World … Continue reading

Learn the Pre-Chorus and Chorus of Revocation’s ‘Deathless’ from Dave Davidson

Last month, Revocation frontman Dave Davidson taught fans how to play the basis of the riffs heard on the title track of the band’s latest album, Deathless. This month, Davidson is back to run through the song’s pre-chorus and chorus … Continue reading

Learn How to Play ‘Deathless’ with Dave Davidson

In his latest column for Guitar World, Revocation frontman Dave Davidson discusses the diminished scale and how it can be utilized to write heavy riffs. And to illustrate his point, Davidson teaches viewers how to play the track “Deathless” from … Continue reading

Metal Mike Covers Suspended Chords in New Guitar World Lesson

Metal Mike Chlasciak’s latest Guitar World lesson covers suspended chords in metal rhythm guitar. “It’s not uncommon for a great metal riff to jump back and forth from one type of harmonic environment to another, such as from the natural … Continue reading

Expand Your Rhythm Guitar Repertoire with Metal Mike’s New Lesson

Metal Mike Chlasciak’s latest column for Guitar World deals with using differed chord voicings that can really expand a rhythm guitarist’s repertoire. “Within the genre of heavy metal, the art of rhythm guitar can sometimes seem a bit predictable—either root-fifth … Continue reading