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Overview

Lead Guitar Secrets 2.0 is designed for the serious guitarist who wants to learn how to create solos from scratch. It's a multi-DVD, home-study course for the busy player who wants to get maximum improvement from the minimum amount of time. You'll master the most important scales for playing lead and you'll quickly learn how to turn scales into full-blow solos. Everything is presented in a clear, step-by-step way so you'll never get lost. The video was recorded with two cameras, so there are tons of fretboard close-ups. You also get a note-by-note transcription (with tab) of everything discussed in the DVDs. The 21-step, Quick Start Guide will show you exactly how to use your course. And the Progress Tracker will help you chart your daily improvements.


What You'll Learn

  • How to build massive finger-strength and agility
  • 50 "must know" lead guitar licks that you can "copy-paste" into your solos at will
  • How to master the pentatonic scale in all it's forms
  • How to play and apply all seven modes of the major scale
  • 14 hands-on, step-by-step guitar solos
  • How to connect scale patterns over the entire fretboard
  • Articulation: bends, slides, attack, hammer-ons/pull-offs and more
  • How to quickly determine scale possibilities for any solo

Styles Covered

One of the primary goals of this course is help you master the fundamentals of lead guitar playing so you can master in particular style you want. These fundamentals include: scales, modes, scale-chord relationships, creating licks, basic theory, planning your solo as well as techniques like bends, trills, and hammer-ons and pulls. The 50 licks use the pentatonic scale almost exclusively and can easily be used in rock, blues or country songs.You'll also learn 14 full-blown solos in various styles including rock, pop, blues and jazz. The 20 jam tracks found on the Audio CD include hard-hitting rock jams, delta blues, alternative rock, American jazz, and much more!


Styles Not Covered

  • Country "Chicken Pickin"
  • Heavy metal "shredder" stuff
  • Sweep picking (arpeggios)
  • Blue grass

Course Components

Four Powerful DVDs

The course comes with 4 DVDs: 7 hours of video instruction (170 individual video segments). Nearly all the video includes fretboard close-ups (many with two cameras: one on left-hand and one on right-hand). The DVDs are not region encoded. This means they can be played on any standard DVD player anywhere in the world, or on a computer (PC or MAC) that has a DVD drive and DVD player software.


DVD 1: Lead Guitar Basics

  • How to build finger strength, agility and picking speed
  • Pentatonic scale in all five positions & all keys
  • Connecting the positions of the pentatonic scale
  • Horizontal & vertical fretboard movement
  • Second and third string ascending/descending patterns
  • Three-string box positions

DVD 2: Scales, Modes & Licks For Lead Guitar

  • Intro to major scale & the 7 modes
  • The 7 modes: Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian, Locrian
  • Solo licks 1-50

DVD 3: Smokin' Hot Lead Guitar Solos

You'll learn 14-solos. Each solo was written to teach a specific solo technique: string-bends, common rhythmic patterns & licks, hammer-ons, pull-offs, alternate picking, slides, horizontal/vertical fretboard patterns, tone, etc. All the solos are explained in great detail, played at full-speed, then played again slowly. Each solo is accurately transcribed with tab and notation in the book. Each of the 14 solos combines concepts from DVDs 1 and 2.


  • Delta Blues Solo #1 & 2: E pentatonic minor
  • Rockin' Red Hot Blues Solo: A pentatonic minor
  • Rawk On! Solo: E minor & its modes
  • Rolling Thunder Solo: A minor & its modes
  • Jazzy Minor Blues Solo: Bb pentatonic minor
  • Midnight at the Speakeasy: Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian & Lydian
  • Power Chord Rock Solo: Aeolian
  • Hotle D'Amore: Locrian
  • Heavy D: D minor

DVD 4: How To Choose The Right ScaleĀ 

  • Rhythm guitar parts for 14-solos: explanation, instruction & fretboard close-ups
  • In depth study of how scales & chords relate
  • Understanding modal theory
  • Scale harmonization: what it is, how it works & why it's important
  • Sale-chord relationships (how to choose the right scale for your solo)
  • Intervals, scale degreesv
  • Major, minor, diminished & augmented chords
  • Minor scale & power chord harmony

Jam Track CD: Lead Guitar Riffs, Licks & Solos

Includes 99 high-quality sound tracks recorded with live instruments in a professional studio. (There are no midi or computer generated sounds). The CD will play in any standard CD player or on your computer (PC or MAC) with any audio player such as Windows Media Player or iTunes.


  • Tracks 1-50: Solo LicksĀ 
  • Tracks 51-71: Full band jam tracks
  • Tracks 72-99: 14 full blow guitar solos in various styles.

Each solo track also includes a rhythm-only version so you can jam along with the band!


CD-ROM: Lead Guitar Theory


The CD-ROM includes six powerful video tutorials (more than an hour) on critical music theory that every serious lead guitarist needs to know.

  • How to download, install & use free software to record your own songs and solos
  • How to use free internet tools & resources to learn even more scales & chords
  • Key signatures: learn all sharp and flat keys (and their relative minors)
  • Triadic major scale harmony
  • 7th chord harmony

Course Book

The 200 page course book is professionally printed and spiral bound (so the book can lay completely flat) and gives you all the tab and notation for everything taught on the DVDs as well as the 99 tracks on the Audio CD. It contains 188 musical examples with detailed explanations.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Take up to three full months (90 days) to check out the course. If for any reason, you aren't completely satisfied, simply return it for a prompt, friendly refund of the purchase price (less shipping). There is no re-stocking fee and no receipt required.

Try It Risk-Free For 90 Days!

How it works: Order Lead Guitar Secrets 2.0 today and we'll ship your course immediately. Then you'll have up to 90 days to check out the entire course. If for any reason you aren't thrilled with your results, simply return the course at your expense within the 90-day trial period and we'll issue you a fast, friendly refund. No questions asked and no receipt required. There's no risk to you!

Shipping Details

Your course will be shipped by our professional fulfillment center. We ship orders Monday-Friday (excluding holidays). We ensure your course is packed properly for safe arrival and handle all customs forms that are required for international orders.

U.S and Canada

All U.S. and Canadian orders are shipped via USPS Priority Mail. These take an average of seven days.

International orders

All orders outside the U.S. and Canada are shipped via USPS Air Mail. These usually take about 10 days. However, delivery time can be significantly longer. We have no control over this, nor are we able to track the shipments once they leave the U.S.