Beginner’s guide to guitar notes, intervals, scales and chords Guitar theory on scales, chords and the smaller elements of music, intervals and notes

One thing that used to confuse me when I started learning guitar was the relationship between the notes on the neck. Looking at guitar notes on the fretboard, they seemed like a bunch of notes thrown there together with no relationship with each other. I used to think, that good guitar players could pick notes […]

Should Rock Guitar Players Learn Music Theory?

James Hetfield, Metallica’s singer, songwriter and of course, guitar player has made reference to his lack of formal knowledge of music theory many a time in interviews and elsewhere. He does mention being taught some theory by the late Cliff Burton, but it’s unlikely he spent time in a class spelling out the relative minor […]