Learn to play lead guitar in the style of one of the most influential modern rock guitarists of all time. Slash’s brilliant and creative playing has influenced countless guitarists all over the world. He is truly one of the greats, and we can all be inspired and empowered through his playing.
In these lessons you will learn all kinds of techniques, devices, scales, riffs, tricks, and soloing strategies in the style of Slash. Throughout the course you will be given a step by step breakdown of his style and playing techniques.
Slash is one of the most ferocious and recognizable players of moderntimes. This is true not just because of his “look”, but also because ofhis timeless and melodic playing style, driving riffs, his songwritingabilities, and his uncanny knack for melody.
His playing often draws from his influences of bluesy licks and riffs of the classic rock era of the early to mid 1970’s. Slash has stated that his influences include Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page,and Angus Young.
Slash’s lead guitar style is a mix of melodic blues-rock phrasing, fast legato, pedal tones, palm muting, mixing minor and major pentatonics, and heavy doses of the wah pedal. Slash has the abilities to go from all out fast ferocious playing to soulful, melodic, bluesy playing. All this is seasoned with his own greasy, gritty, nasty, organic quality. And we will cover all these techniques throughout this course.
Now you can learn to play all kinds of techniques, devices, scales, licks, legato, melodic tricks, wah pedal techniques and licks, and approaches to soloing in the Slash style. Learn all about fluid legato playing, minor and major pentatonic and blues playing, modal playing, and more. Learn to infuse your playing with melody and learn all kinds of licks and more licks and even more licks in the Slash style.
This course is taught by Next Level Guitar instructor Dave Nassie and contains 19 in-depth video lessons. These total over four and a half hours of pure step-by-step, move-by-move instruction you can pause and easily follow along with our on-screen tablature. You also get ten killer jam tracks. These are the exact same tracks that we utilize throughout the video lessons.
And you also get a highly detailed 35-page PDF eBook that coincides with the videos. This valuable eBook gives you crucial tips, scale diagrams, soloing strategies, and charts to speed your progress.
We break all the licks, devices, and techniques down into digestible pieces and demonstrate them at slow and regular speeds. Then we teach you how to practice and apply them over the included jam tracks. And all the lessons feature on-screen tablature and close-ups of the fret and pick hands with multiple camera angles to make it easy to follow along.
Throughout these lessons you will learn:
-How to dial in your gear and equipment so that you can get in the wheelhouse of the Slash sound.
-How to map out the entire neck using a unique chordal compass technique.
-All about the Slash style legato technique, rolling licks, and alternate picked licks.
-Practice tips and exercises in this style.
-How to add melodic licks and techniques to your playing.
-How to mix minor and major pentatonic together for killer licks and sounds in this style.
-All about the signature Slash wah pedal techniques, sounds, and licks
-How to build rhythms and riffs in the Slash style.
-Learn the Slash techniques of string bending, sliding, and vibrato.
-Signature-sounding Slash style licks and riffs, but also how to make them your own.
-To master tons and tons of killer pentatonic and blues licks in this style in different keys.
-All about soloing utilizing the Harmonic Minor scale for soloing in this style.
-How to apply what you are learning utilizing the included jam tracks.
-Licks, licks, and even more licks in the Slash style utilizing minor pentatonic, major pentatonic, blues scales, modal scales, and the Harmonic Minor scale.