Learn Shred Guitar in 6 Weeks

If you fancy learning to play shred guitar in the style of Zakk Wylde, Paul Gilbert, John Petrucci, Dimebag Darrell, Steve Vai and Yngwie Malmstein … then this post is for you. Lick Library have done it yet again with a fantastic new course to add to their “Learn Guitar in 6 Weeks” range, hot on the heels of their Learn Rock Guitar in 6 Weeks DVD course. This course is available to pre-order NOW and will be released on 29 April 2010. Learn Shred Guitar in 6 Weeks is taught by Andy James, lead guitarist with Sacred Mother Tongue. Check out one of their vids at the bottom of this post.

Learn Shred Guitar in 6 Weeks
Learn Shred Guitar in 6Weeks with Lick Library – the full DVD set consists of 6 discs (1 per week) – details below and will set you back £79.99.


The DVDs can also be bought seperately for £16.99. Links and details of each DVD:

Week 1: Pentatonic scale in the first position, blues scale in the first position, pentatonic and natural minor sequences, alternate picking, vibrato techniques, three licks in the style of Zakk Wylde.


Week 2: Pentatonic scale in the second position, blues scale in the second position, pentatonic and blues scale sequences, alternate picking, three licks in the style of Paul Gilbert.


Week 3: Pentatonic scale and blues scale in the third position, natural minor scales and sequences, combining pentatonic and natural minor scales with legato and tapping, three licks in the style of Dimebag Darrell.


Week 4: Pentatonic scale and blues scale in the fourth position, licks and sequences including two handed tapping, natural minor scales and sequences, sweep picking exercises, four licks in the style of Steve Vai.


Week 5: Pentatonic scale and blues scale in the fifth position, licks and sequences in the fifth position, natural minor scales and sequences, extended arpeggios, four licks in the style of Yngwie Malmsteen.


Week 6: Connecting the pentatonic positions, use of chromatics within pentatonics, sixth and seventh position natural minor scale licks and sequences, creating licks through octaves, four licks in the style of John Petrucci.



For other great courses as well as one of the finest online guitar resources available, visit Lick Library. Basic membership is free!

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