Free Resources

Guitar Music Theory Free Resources

Here you will find all the free eBooks and Courses offered for FREE on this website. Feel free to download all of them, use them to your heart's content, and make the music YOU like.

Rhythm Guitar

Free Video Guide "6 Easy Steps To Learn And Play Any Rhythm With Perfect Timing"

NEW: What is the one thing that can make everything you play on the guitar sound awesome?

That's "Rhythm" (aka Timing and Groove).

Playing with a solid sense of time makes everything you play sound better. Most people won’t even notice if you play a bad note if the rhythm is solid and in the groove. On the other hand, even the best ideas sound awful if the rhythm is off.

All the best guitar players have a great sense of rhythm. It is what sets them apart.

In this Free video, “6 Easy Steps To Learn And Play Any Rhythm With Perfect Timing,” my friend and rhythm expert Brian Fish lays out the exact steps you should follow to develop awesome rhythm skills and make everything you play groove.

Notes Guitar fretboard

Free eBook + Video "How To Learn The Notes On Your Guitar Fretboard"

They told you that one of the most important things to sound great on your guitar is to “learn the fretboard”… but they never told you WHAT to learn exactly, or more importantly, HOW to go about it.

In this eBook we will see an easy, compact, user-friendly system that anybody can use and that will make you learn the notes on the fretboard permanently and without any pain.

And the best thing? It takes only 5 minutes a day

pentatonic tips ebook

Free eBook: 18 Tips To Make Your Pentatonic Solos Sound Professional

You know your pentatonic scale, but you don't sound like your guitar heroes? It turns out that "sounding good" on lead guitar can be broken down in few, simple elements that anyone can learn with just a little practice.

Now, some people would call them "secrets"... but these are actually the complete opposite of a secret. These are things that all good players do - they just don't realize they are doing it (and so they never explain them!)... and you can find them in this eBook!

Free beginning music theory eBook

Beginning Music Theory Guide Free eBook

Are you a complete beginner on music theory on guitar and you need some help in starting from absolute zero? Don't worry: we got you covered! You can download here your free copy of our Beginning Music Theory Guide: this short and simple eBook will get you started so that later you can move to our more advanced eBook and courses.

If you need a gentle but comprehensive introduction to music theory on guitar, this is the eBook you want to read first!

Free harmonization eBook

“I Can’t Find the Right Chords for My Song”

Ok, you wrote a great melody for your song. Now you want to put some chords behind that... how do you do that? Trial and error is a very slow method, but what else can you do?

Here you will find a simple FREE eBook on finding the right chords for any melody that will help you in no time!

Music Theory Map

Free Music Theory Map: Find Your Way Around Music Theory

Do you need to learn all music theory? What part of music theory is relevant to your goals and what is not? How do you know where you are exactly in your learning process and what would be the next thing to study? To answer this and many other question, here is our very popular map of music theory that will allow you to learn theory in the correct order and help you stay on the right track!

Includes a larger format that you can print as a poster (using a normal printer) so you can hang it in your practice space!

Chord Tone Soloing

Free Chord Tone Soloing Video Course

When you improvise a guitar lead you keep hitting all the 'wrong notes' and struggle to find the 'right' ones? You know that you have to hit the chord notes, but you struggle to do it in real time? Or maybe you have not idea at all of how to find the 'right' notes.

Well, here's just what the doctor ordered: the free video course on Chord Tone Soloing: How To Always Play The Right Note At The Right Time.

In this course we will explore together how to find the right notes on the fretboard (not just in theory) and how to practice to do everything in real time so that you will be ready to have fun at your next jam.

reading music

“Reading Notation, Tablature, Nashville Notation, And More”

Do you need help in getting started on how to read Standard Notation, Tablature, Nashville Notation, Chord Numerals, etc etc.? These things may sound complex but in fact they are quite easy to get started with.

Here you will find an easy and free eBook on Music Notations

that will help you take the first steps.
Guitar Harmonics

How To Play Guitar Harmonics Free eBook

One of the techniques that REQUIRE you to know some music theory is playing harmonics on guitar (both natural and artificial harmonics). If you hear Dimebag Darrel or Joe Satriani make their guitar squeal, and you are not able to, then what you are missing is most likely the basic music theory to understand how harmonics work! Luckily for you, we wrote a free eBook on how to play harmonics on guitar, covering theory, practice, and the position of ALL harmonics on your guitar (yes, ALL of them!)

Download here your free copy of the How To Play Guitar Harmonics eBook

Phrygian Dominant Scale

What Guitar Scales I Need To Know In Order to Play Metal

Are you tired of using the same old pentatonic box? Yes, the pentatonic is a great scale, but sometimes your solo needs a different kick! If you are playing in a metal band, chances are that you don't want another "bluesy" solo: you want a tasty "exotic" solo instead!

Learn here the exotic scales most used in metal. Don't get stuck on the usual "box pattern" blues licks! (5 minutes read)

... And now that you have seen the free resources, if you want to take the next step and are ready to get serious, head over to see our Guitar Theory Courses that will take you from the Beginner/Intermediate level to Advanced and beyond.

FREE Music Theory Map
Map of Music Theory
Download the FREE Map of Music Theory that will tell you what is the next topic you need to study

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