Guitar Nine Columns: Video Enhanced Column

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Enjoy over 25 years of staff columns, guest columns, interviews and more!

Tommaso Zillio

Not all exotic scales are used exclusively by extreme metal players.

Tommaso Zillio

Searching for interesting chords to put before a dominant chord.

Guitar on YouTube

Steve discusses melody writing, phrasing, dynamics and more using his track "For The Love Of God".

Tommaso Zillio

The differences between regular and scalloped fretboards explained.

Tommaso Zillio

Write dissonant but delightful music using the Neapolitan minor scale or chord.

Guitar Haus

Vai's whammy antics, speed and 'detuned' playing is highly unusual and original.

Guitar on YouTube

McRocklin's masterclass covers his track "New Beginnings" (B minor) in great detail.

Tommaso Zillio

An exercise that you can use to build a powerful picking hand.

Guitar Haus

Since "Not Of The Earth" and "Surfing With The Alien" in the '80s, there's been a lot of Joe S. playing in our studio.

Dan Peeke

Exercises that will challenge you to build a deeper connection with your guitar.

April-May 2021
Guitar Haus

Who could predict in 1980 that Def Leppard would have a 40+ year career, and that the addition of Collen would make such an impact?

April-May 2021
Dan Peeke

Many players are questioning whether or not amps are still the necessities they once were.

April-May 2021
Tommaso Zillio

All it takes is knowing the correct exercises to get your hands working properly.

April-May 2021
Tommaso Zillio

Adding first inversion chords gives you 7 new sounds to work with.

April-May 2021
Tommaso Zillio

Appreciating how different this music sounds from typical guitar music.

February-March 2021
Guitar Haus

"Eruption", "Atomic Punk" and a fiery cover of "You Really Got Me" blew us away in 1978.

February-March 2021
Tommaso Zillio

How old is too old? The answer may surprise you.

February-March 2021
Tommaso Zillio

Here are three ways to advance and progress in the area of finger independence.

February-March 2021
Tommaso Zillio

Is it something that is necessary for your specific musical path - or not?

December-January 2020
Tommaso Zillio

We're positive you should be exposed to negative harmony.

December-January 2020
Tommaso Zillio

Can your hands actually be too small to play?

December-January 2020
Guitar Haus

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page inspired a generation of guitarists.

December-January 2020
Tommaso Zillio

How to avoid getting discouraged.

December-January 2020
Tommaso Zillio

Less is more, more is more - which is it?

October-November 2020
Tommaso Zillio

Ways to change your guitar tone without touching an amp or pedals.

October-November 2020
Guitar Haus

Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour's unique sound.

October-November 2020
Tommaso Zillio

Improvise to Darth Vader's Theme by John Williams.

October-November 2020
Tommaso Zillio

Improvise to Darth Vader's Theme by John Williams.

October-November 2020
Tommaso Zillio

Muting your guitar with tape or a hair band!

August-September 2020
Tommaso Zillio

3-dimensional phrasing - as opposed to 2-dimensional (flat, lifeless) playing.

August-September 2020
Guitar Haus

Studio wizard Tom Scholz literally altered the trajectory of my life.

August-September 2020
Tommaso Zillio

The perils of an out-of-balance guitar practice.

August-September 2020
Tommaso Zillio

The perils of an out-of-balance guitar practice.

August-September 2020
Tommaso Zillio

Learn all the little tricks that are easy to underestimate but make the difference.

June-July 2020
Tommaso Zillio

Using the Pitch Axis technique to express emotion.

June-July 2020
Tommaso Zillio

Create some threatening sounds with your guitar.

June-July 2020
Tommaso Zillio

Decide to choose modal harmony in your solos.

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