Learn lead & rhythm guitar in the style of Slash
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Learn lead & rhythm guitar in the style of Slash

Learn rock guitar devices, techniques, licks, riffs, and soloing strategies inspired by Slash - with jam tracks & eBook
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Created by David Taub
Last updated 9/2017
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  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 11 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Play lead and rhythm guitar in the style of Slash
  • Have more lead guitar confidence and more soloing avenues when soloing and jamming
  • Overall increased knowldge of lead and rhythm guitar, soloing, jamming, and improvisation.
  • Increased abilities to nail all the Slash type techniques that make this style so amazing
  • Play fluid legato, modal playing, all kinds of pentatonic & blues licks, arpeggios, and infuse your playing with melody in this style
View Curriculum
  • Intermediate level of lead guitar knowledge
  • Abilities to use a PC at a basic level

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 modern times. This is true not just because of his “look”, but also because of his timeless and melodic playing style, driving riffs, his songwriting abilities, 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.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to learn rhythm and lead rock guitar in the style of Slash
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about lead guitar, soloing stratgedies, devices, licks, & techniques
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Curriculum For This Course
20 Lectures
Course Lessons
19 Lectures 04:18:58

Slash inspired techniques and practice tips and exercises in this style

Slash inspired rhythms and riff building lesson

More Slash inspired rhythms and rhythmic devices

Utilizing a Slash inspired chordal compass to map out the guitar

Slash inspired lesson on playing through the chord changes

Slash inspired melodic licks and techniques lesson

Slash inspired pentatonic soloing and licks and devices in D

Slash inspired licks, techniques, and devices in A

Slash inspired guitar lesson - devices, techniques, and licks in E

Slash inspired wah pedal effect techniques, sounds, and licks

Slash inspired legato techniques and rolling licks

More Slash inspired licks and devices

More licks in the style of Slash -

Slash inspired alternate picking licks and techniques in E

Harmonic minor licks and techniques in A inspired by Slash

Slash inspired playing over a C major track example

Guitar lesson on the gear and tones inspired by Slash
More Jam Tracks more practice and application - see article for directions
1 Lecture 11:37
More Jam Tracks more practice and application - see article for directions
About the Instructor
David Taub
4.4 Average rating
29 Reviews
176 Students
11 Courses
Guitar and Bass Instructor

Hi - I'm David Taub and have been teaching guitar for over 25 years. My business partner, Tim Gilberg, and I started one of the first online video teaching curriculums in 2005. I have taught hundreds of thousands of students all over the world through my private lessons, online tutorials, DVD products, and my instructional website at Next Level Guitar.  

We are certain we can get your playing to the next level in the fastest and most efficient manner. Our YouTube channel is one of the most subscribed guitar teaching guru channels. Our YouTube guitar lesson videos at "Rock On Good People" have over 316,000 subscribers and over 148 MILLION views worldwide.

Myself and my Next Level Team have developed learning curriculums, online lessons, DVD instructional products, digital download products, inspired lesson series, song instructionals, and practice tools and protocols for all level players and for most genres of music. 

We make learning fun and keep it light and interesting while empowering students through their guitar journeys. Our lessons are designed like both student and teacher are in the same room as we put ourselves in the students shoes to ensure we are best assisting them to reach their guitar goals.

Our methods work and produce results. We focus on the students as well as customer service. We want our students to be happy with their purchase and we have some of the best customer service in the industry. Plus we don't just leave you hanging by yourself  - we are there for our students and are very reachable and available via email at any time. Give our courses a try and I know they will exceed your expectations. 

Please feel free to contact me with any questions and I wish you the best in all your guitar and musical endeavors!