Lead guitar techniques

While it's true that the best guitarists on Earth have honed their lead guitar skills for decades, you will be glad to know that by learning the basic soloing skills, you'll be able to play 85% of the solos you hear.

Below you'll find the most important lead guitar techniques you'll need to learn, and make your own. Once you do, you'll combine them, build upon them, and be able to use them at any time, without even thinking about them. This all takes practice and time, so let's get to it shall we?

Here are 2 video lessons on using these techniques:

You'll also want to practice these techniques with our video lessons on lead guitar songs.

And now let's have a detailed look at the specific techniques you'll be using with solo guitar.