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Future Metal Shred Future Metal Shred
By Paul Wardingham
May 16th, 2011

Welcome to Guitar Messenger! My name is Paul Wardingham, and I’m going to be showing you how to play some futuristic-themed shred ideas using excerpts from my new album Assimilate Regenerate, as well as a solo written and recorded exclusively for this lesson. Whenever a student asks me how to... Read More →

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Jason Richardson – Thought: Main Theme Tabs Jason Richardson – Thought: Main Theme Tabs
By Jason Richardson
November 29th, 2013

We’re happy to announce that we’re working together with Jason Richardson on an upcoming lesson series. In the meantime, we wanted to share the tabs below of the main theme from Jason’s new single ‘Thought.’ You can listen to it above and pick it up on iTunes. Jason... Read More →

Artist Masterclasses

The Black Dahlia Murder: Ryan Knight – A7 Lick The Black Dahlia Murder: Ryan Knight – A7 Lick
January 29th, 2014


 [Ryan's Ibanez FR custom shop guitar is tuned down 2 whole steps to C Standard: C F Bb Eb G C] The following fretboard-spanning deluge of sounds is a great example of how Ryan likes to connect various A7-based ideas across the length of the neck. [Special thanks to Ben Mayer for his excellent camera work and last minute help, Peter Boyle for his impeccable transcription work, and Josh Hofmann for his assistance with this video shoot.]


Artist Licks

The Black Dahlia Murder: Ryan Knight – A7 Lick The Black Dahlia Murder: Ryan Knight – A7 Lick
January 29th, 2014


 [Ryan's Ibanez FR custom shop guitar is tuned down 2 whole steps to C Standard: C F Bb Eb G C] The following fretboard-spanning deluge of sounds is a great example of how Ryan likes to connect various A7-based ideas across the length of the neck. [Special thanks to Ben Mayer for his excellent camera work and last minute help, Peter Boyle for his impeccable transcription work, and Josh Hofmann for his assistance with this video shoot.]