Godsmack Songs

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Awake Godsmack

In this series of song lessons, Mike Olekshy will teach you "Awake", by Godsmack. Mike will tune you into the gear and tones here, then get straight into the intro and chorus riff. Mike will then get into the other various riffs, followed by the bridge and bridge modulation. Next up is the wah solo, and we'll take it out with a performance and a jam along.

Published: 02/29/2012 Upgrade
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I Stand Alone Godsmack

In this tutorial, Mike Olekshy will teach you the heavy metal song "I Stand Alone", as made famous by Godsmack. Mike will talk about the gear and tone, then get into the single-note riff that is a centerpiece of the tune. Then we'll look at the verses and chorus, the bridge, the short but sweet solo. To finish off, we'll look at a riff variation, then put it all together in a final play along performance.

Published: 08/04/2011 Upgrade
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Voodoo Godsmack

In this short song tutorial, Mike Olekshy will take you through the vibey, moody rock song "Voodoo", by Godsmack. This shows the guitar in a supportive role and after looking into the tone and gear Mike will break down the simple, minimalist parts in the verses, choruses, and the bridge. As always, we'll conclude with a full performance play along, then you'll take over and jam over the backing track.

Published: 01/11/2012 Upgrade
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Running Blind Godsmack

In this set of lessons, Mike Olekshy will be examining the acoustic rocker "Running Blind", by Godsmack. Mike will talk about the tuning first, then get into the main riff and the verse elements. Next up will be the chorus part, and the solo; then Mike will play the whole song through for you to play along with. Lastly we have a jam track without any guitars, so you are main player!

Published: 01/04/2012 Upgrade
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Whatever Godsmack

In this set of metal song lessons, Mike Olekshy will teach you "Whatever", by Godsmack. Mike will talk about the dropped-C tuning, and then break down the monster riffing in the verses, pre-choruses, and choruses. Mike will then look at the second guitar in the chorus, followed by the bridge elements. You'll finish by playing the song along with Mike, then do it yourself in the jam along video.

Published: 05/09/2012 Upgrade
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Keep Away Godsmack

In this series of song lessons, Mike Olekshy will be teaching you "Keep Away", as made famous by Godsmack. Mike will introduce the song and talk about the tones and tuning, then delve into the intro octave riff. The main riff comes in next, under the octave riff. This leads into the chorus riff lesson, after which Mike will break down the bridge section. Following the bridge we're into the wah solo, and we'll end with a performance and a jam along.

Published: 06/27/2012 Upgrade