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# AJ's Licks of The Month

Instructor: Al Joseph
Topic: Technique
Style: Metal
Level: Crazy!
• Instructor: Al Joseph Level: Crazy! Topic: Technique Style: Metal

Excerpt: Hello everyone and welcome! For this tutorial we'll be learning 4 fun yet challenging licks. Before we get to the licks, in this video I'm going to be discussing alternate picking, subdivisions, and practicing techniques I've used. When you're ready for the chaos, head on over to the next page for Lick 1!

Media Length: 6:56

• Instructor: Al Joseph Level: Crazy! Topic: Technique Style: Metal

Excerpt: Alright, let's tackle Lick 1. Remember: 1. Analyze the accuracy of both hands. The idea is to find a way to make them work together smoothly. Take your time and DON'T force it. 2. Practice using subdivisions. Set the metronome low and increase by subdivision. This way you're covering not only increments of speed, but also musical situations seeing as each...

Media Length: 0:49

• Instructor: Al Joseph Level: Crazy! Topic: Technique Style: Metal

Excerpt: Here we are for Lick 2! Remember: 1. Analyze the accuracy of both hands. The idea is to find a way to make them work together smoothly. Take your time and DON'T force it. 2. Practice using subdivisions. Set the metronome low and increase by subdivision. This way you're covering not only increments of speed, but also musical situations seeing as each subdi...

Media Length: 0:58

• Instructor: Al Joseph Level: Crazy! Topic: Technique Style: Metal

Excerpt: Lick 3! Remember: 1. Analyze the accuracy of both hands. The idea is to find a way to make them work together smoothly. Take your time and DON'T force it. 2. Practice using subdivisions. Set the metronome low and increase by subdivision. This way you're covering not only increments of speed, but also musical situations seeing as each subdivision will "fee...

Media Length: 0:55

• Instructor: Al Joseph Level: Crazy! Topic: Technique Style: Metal

Excerpt: Final lick, Lick 4. Stay tuned to the end of the video for a final wrap-up. Remember: 1. Analyze the accuracy of both hands. The idea is to find a way to make them work together smoothly. Take your time and DON'T force it. 2. Practice using subdivisions. Set the metronome low and increase by subdivision. This way you're covering not only increments of spe...

Media Length: 1:30

• Instructor: Al Joseph Level: Crazy! Topic: Technique Style: Metal

Excerpt: Here's the backing track, folks! If you need it a little slower, head on over to the next page. Remember: 1. Analyze the accuracy of both hands. The idea is to find a way to make them work together smoothly. Take your time and DON'T force it. 2. Practice using subdivisions. Set the metronome low and increase by subdivision. This way you're covering not on...

Media Length: 1:11

• Instructor: Al Joseph Level: Crazy! Topic: Technique Style: Metal

Excerpt: Here's the backing track slowed down. Remember: 1. Analyze the accuracy of both hands. The idea is to find a way to make them work together smoothly. Take your time and DON'T force it. 2. Practice using subdivisions. Set the metronome low and increase by subdivision. This way you're covering not only increments of speed, but also musical situations seeing...

Media Length: 1:15