Since 1982, Doug Marks has been helping guitarists learn the ins and outs of metal guitar playing with his Metal Method instruction videos. What started out as a supplement to help Marks achieve his dream of taking on the metal world with his own band quickly became one of the most enduring and successful mail-order guitar lesson courses in history.
Since its beginnings in 1982, Doug Marks’ Metal Method has become one of the most successful rock guitar courses of all time. What started out as a supplement to help him achieve his own dreams of rock stardom, Marks’ lessons have taught guitarists everything from the foundational shapes and barre chords to improvising leads and even writing songs.
Guitarist Dee J Nelson is making a name for himself. The Chicago-based southpaw shredder, whose DVDs, Monster Power Chords and Lead Guitar DNA, have become hugely popular on Metal Method, has recently released It’s Alive, an album of guitar wizardry that will have players everywhere asking, “How’d he do that?”