Lessons with links to download files:
Image above is Ritchie Blackmore – the Deep Purple guitarist, who is very influential and very good indeed. He plays a Fender Stratocaster, like your guitar will be.
[ TO BE ADDED ] First 6 notes of the Dorian scale on ‘top’ (sic) E string Tab
? A Chord
? D Chord
Power chord variants
? Introduction to Pentatonic in Key of A
? Introduction to 12 bar blues
Advanced Stuff for inspiration
After a demonstration of Eddie Van Halen’s two handed tapping and ‘slapping techniques’ this goes on to show how to play Eddie Van Halen’s guitar parts in the Van Halen song ‘Poundcake’, which include using an electric drill to activate the guitar’s pickups.
The song has multiple riffs using power chords, good use of harmonics and a very good solo. It’s nice because you can see how it’s all done.
Van Halen’s ‘Judgment Day’ lesson
This guy has a whole channel dedicated to teaching how to play fun hard rock songs. A bit advanced for us, but something for the future no doubt.