Tag Archives: Lesson

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 Dissects the Pentatonic Scale in New Guitar World Lesson

In his latest column for Guitar World, Revocation’s Dave Davidson discussed the pentatonic scale. “One of my favorite things to do when writing riffs or soloing is to take a pentatonic form in one key and superimpose it over another,” … Continue reading

Metal Mike Chlasciak Offers Lesson on Power Chord Variations

Metal Mike Chlasciak’s latest Guitar World column dives into the realm of power chords, specifically those in the style of metal standards like Metallica’s “Master of Puppets,” or Judas Priest’s “You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’.” “Common to all of the … Continue reading

Dave Davidson Offers New Guitar World Lesson

Revocation’s Dave Davidson is back with a new Guitar World lesson that coincides with the March edition of the magazine. In the latest installment, Davidson explores new riffs, chord patterns and melodic figures by taking one of the seven fundamental … Continue reading

Dave Davidson Teaches Hybrid Picking in New Guitar World Column

Revocation’s Dave Davidson has a new column in Guitar World that will debut in the February issue where he will demonstrate many of the techniques he uses both on stage and in the studio. In the first edition of Thrash … Continue reading

Metal Mike Offers New Lessons on Exotic Scales

In the latest installments of Metal Mike Chlasciak’s column in Guitar World, the Halford guitarist discusses scales from different parts of the world, specifically the eastern hemisphere. Metal Mike notes that guitarists such as Marty Friedman and James Murphy have … Continue reading