Nicholas Tozier talks turkey about what it is to be a rhythm guitarist and how a good rhythm guitarist can be every bit as coveted as a good lead guitarist.
The solo section in Steve Vai’s "Velorum" is a great opportunity to slide in a little rhythmic ear-training /transcription lesson. I’ll demonstrate a way to break down and notate the rhythm that can be adapted to any tune.
Yup, you read the title of this article correctly. I used the word “fun” along with the words “scale” and “metronome”. I think it is possible to have some fun with scale practice, it just takes a little imagination. If you find yourself getting a little bored with your scale practice, you can try some of these rhythmic brain teasers to keep things interesting.