Steve Vai’s new signature guitar is the Ibanez PIA. Vai says the Ibanez PIA is an evolution over the classic Ibanez JEM and this short post walks you through all the basic changes and features.
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Learn how to read standard notation for guitar in this detailed guide. You will learn how to read music and all of the symbols used in guitar music.
Knowing how to read music for guitar can help you learn to play songs faster and easier. Find out the different ways you can read music for guitar.
Find out how to play the C Major scale on your guitar with fretboard diagrams, chord charts, and more. Everything you need to know about the C Major scale.
Check out these easy guitar riffs that any beginner can learn. Each riff includes Guitar TAB and advice on how to practice the riff. Give these great songs a practice.
Zen Guitar is a book filled with wisdom anybody can apply to their guitar playing. In this review, I will share a summary of the key lessons from the book and my notes.
Find out about all the types of guitars you can play, what they’re like to play, pictures of each type of guitar, what styles of music you can play on each type, and more.
Find out how to play in Drop D tuning with easy riff writing examples. Learn some simple power chord shapes, Drop D arpeggios and more in this lesson.
Drop D tuning is great fun to play on guitar and easy to switch into from standard tuning. Learn chord shapes, songs, scales and TAB for Drop D tuning here.
Find out why Open C Tuning is so popular, learn some simple chord shapes and play some popular songs in Open C tuning. Includes a PDF with chord diagrams.
Open G Tuning is a lot of fun to play with whether you want to strum some simple chords or use a guitar slide. Check out this guide for Open G chords, songs, scales and more.
If you’re looking for something different, check out these alternate guitar tunings. Find out the most common alternate tunings on guitar and how to tune them.
Find out how to read guitar chord diagrams with helpful photos, diagrams and tips. Includes a printable PDF with easy guitar chords.
Check out some of the best guitar pedals in 2019 and why these pedals are worth considering for your pedalboard.
If you’re traveling in Australia, find out whether you can take a guitar on a plane in domestic flights. This guide reviews each airline’s policy for taking guitars on planes.
Your guitar intonation is important to set up properly. Bad intonation will make you sound out-of-tune, even when your guitar strings are in-tune. Find out about intonation and how to adjust it in this guide.