How to Get Better at Guitar with DragonForce Herman Li & Tosin Abasi Animals As Leaders

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Shred Talk! DragonForce guitarist @Herman Li and @Tosin Abasi from Animals As Leaders, discuss how to learn to play guitar, how to practice the guitar for guitar players for all levels. They also discuss Selective Picking and other guitar techniques live on Twitch.
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James Gao
James Gao 5 күн мурун
So glad to see you doing live stuff after being a fan of you for a decade. I remember you inspiring me the same way like Iron Maiden did. I used to go on the dragonforce site all the time. I was obsessed with you back in 2005. Loved that you played Ibanez. You made me want to grow my hair and self teach myself guitar. I ended up taking lessons from Matthew Mills. He also taught Jason Richardson. He’s local.
Troy Smith
Troy Smith 10 күн мурун
That was such a helpful and interesting discussion guys, thank you :)
xyz chaos
xyz chaos 12 күн мурун
Can someone write out the Names of the guys tosin mentioned? I can't quite make out the last Name
A 911 GT3RS
A 911 GT3RS 13 күн мурун
Very well said, the master has failed many more times more than the beginner ever has!
auggie nelle
auggie nelle 13 күн мурун
I love this , love hermans channel everything that he has been putting out there and all the comradery with other musicians is epic like just love it, friends helping friends, music giving and gaining just awesome!!! and tosin is just amazing!!!
Arifdm channel
Arifdm channel 13 күн мурун
TexasPistolMassacre 13 күн мурун
"They're only hammer ons" No, guitar hero, this isnt funny!
Damien Miller
Damien Miller 14 күн мурун
This was so inspirational.
Judgement XX
Judgement XX 14 күн мурун
Mental state once you have skill should pretty much consist of “I’m good, but I could be better”
NC2011 14 күн мурун
first step: break your thumb
Jefferson Sales
Jefferson Sales 14 күн мурун
I wonder what it'd sound like if Tosin had composed Through the Fire and Flames.
Janzell Garcia
Janzell Garcia 14 күн мурун
Hi dragon🙂 I'm a guitarist from Philippines but I have no guitar to play can u give me one?plsss
aSawizALL 14 күн мурун
I don’t know DragonForce outside of Through the Fire and Flames, but all these videos with Herman and guests have been incredibly valuable. Loads of good info and perspectives. By the end of the videos, I’m motivated and ready to go
Raittarian 15 күн мурун
Can't speak for everyone else, but this is an immensely profound interview for an aspiring guitarist like myself. Thank you Herman (fellow Hong Kong guitarist!🙌🏼) and Tosin.
DunderHead 5000
DunderHead 5000 15 күн мурун
I suck but I'm still too proud to learn from a 5yr old Asian kid that doesn't speak English. :P
Shonny Music
Shonny Music 15 күн мурун
8:51 DOn't give up but there's always someone better. PERFECT OPTIMISM, LOL.
Shonny Music
Shonny Music 15 күн мурун
dopp 15 күн мурун
8:12 Does Tosin talks about Misha here?
Georg Figél
Georg Figél 15 күн мурун
In case someone is wondering how the name that Tosin is mentioning 6:18 is spelled, it's Hristo Vitchev
dopp 15 күн мурун
Why Animals as Leaders do not have bassist?
hanten10 15 күн мурун
The conversations is very inspiring ♥️
Mitchel Fulcer
Mitchel Fulcer 15 күн мурун
There is absolutely a balance of ego in playing! I've always said deep down you have to understand that you are good, however all players are equal. There can even be amazing opportunities to learn from beginners!
elleshar666 15 күн мурун
How about writing a Behemoth song or (insert BM band here) in 10 minutes?
64bitTV 16 күн мурун
If you stop learning then thats pretty much the end of your career.
Jesse Nicoletta
Jesse Nicoletta 16 күн мурун
“Stevie Ray Vaughn wasn’t playing over giant steps at 300 bpm,” I mean, not as well known but he was also an amazing jazz guitar player, so he probably could have
Tyler Rogers
Tyler Rogers 16 күн мурун
This was great insight for all guitar players. I loved when they talked about how its okay to get good at what you already specialize in! Two great musical mentalities!
NODDY 16 күн мурун
Muhammad Rosadi
Muhammad Rosadi 16 күн мурун
Tosin soo humble
RafaelCeottoOfficial 17 күн мурун
8:40 that's very important
Andrea Horndrup
Andrea Horndrup 17 күн мурун
I dont know why I came here expecting to be schooled on how to play power chords and not sound like shit.
Fancy COD
Fancy COD 17 күн мурун
I play violin and I can find this video is very helpful .
Eddy Oax
Eddy Oax 17 күн мурун
Thank you so much for the livestreams and the youtube videos both of you, I will be checking everything out, much love from Mexico city
Albedo D. Overlord
Albedo D. Overlord 17 күн мурун
I think this guy gives me strength to hold my guitar again!
Jr 17 күн мурун
Tosin is on a another level
Sandor Phoenix
Sandor Phoenix 17 күн мурун
Yes! We are teachers and students simultaneously.
Enjo Servanez
Enjo Servanez 17 күн мурун
Tosin is genius
Dale Munro
Dale Munro 17 күн мурун
what the metranome drum thingy that is triggerred when he plays
Ethan Oshiro
Ethan Oshiro 17 күн мурун
These techniques remind me of learning rudiments of drums, then hybrid rudiments. Why would anyone play a cheese-ka instead of a regular alternating flam sixteenth pattern? Because you have the chops and it looks cool.
Neil Robinson
Neil Robinson 17 күн мурун
Great conversation makes for great content.
Peter_See 17 күн мурун
As someone who has very low self esteem about my guitar playing, its actually very comforting to know these guys also go through self doubt.
Peter_See 17 күн мурун
anyone notice tosins how tosins thumbs bend?
Robert John Dela Rosa
Robert John Dela Rosa 17 күн мурун
I just woke up and was treated to one of the best life lessons a youtube video can offer. Life isn't so bad at all. Cheers to all guitar players!
Josh Mitchneck
Josh Mitchneck 17 күн мурун
It’s such a thin line to walk between being confident and having an ego about your playing. Improvising especially takes a lot of confidence when making choices, but that’s the beauty of taking lessons in my eyes. Keeps you humble.
Mur der
Mur der 17 күн мурун
As a guitarist, this is one of the best conversations that anyone who plays guitar or is thinking about taking up the guitar should listen to.
Aark 17 күн мурун
Just like Bruce Lee quotes “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.
Daniel Bonatto
Daniel Bonatto 17 күн мурун
Neil Peart famously after 20 years of Rush, went to have drum classes and rebuilded his playing style to become an even better player he already was.
Hildebrand Berkhout
Hildebrand Berkhout 17 күн мурун
Get inspired by this video Try to learn cafo once more Give up again
Luke Romano
Luke Romano 17 күн мурун
My advice is don't be lazy learn that solo
Mike 17 күн мурун
came for the selective picking, stayed for the incredible life lesson
Wlopsn 17 күн мурун
Wasn't expecting this life lesson to be so deep. Thanks.
Gál Uherkovich
Gál Uherkovich 17 күн мурун
besi primitif
besi primitif 17 күн мурун
Hey mr. herman li, make interview with power metal legends like stratovarius, helloween, symphony x, etc. 🙏
Jefferson Sales
Jefferson Sales 14 күн мурун
They could interview the guys from Dragonforce too.
cheese master
cheese master 17 күн мурун
yooo its tosin damn youtube getting sick
David Perfitt
David Perfitt 17 күн мурун
I'm sure I saw Thomas Mcrocklin in Newcastle in the eightees when he was pretty young live in a pub called Edwards bar.
Alex Tavadi Official
Alex Tavadi Official 17 күн мурун
Great people
Glauco Piva
Glauco Piva 17 күн мурун
Tosin is so humble
greencase 17 күн мурун
Wholesome shit.
Kyle Watson
Kyle Watson 17 күн мурун
I've been doing a simpler version of this for a while and I thought it's because im shit at alternate picking lol
shofy fudhola
shofy fudhola 17 күн мурун
Collab with Syu Galneryus please
varza LoL
varza LoL 17 күн мурун
Anyone know what guitar herman li has got in his hands?
varza LoL
varza LoL 17 күн мурун
@Matt oh, damn it looks great
Matt 17 күн мурун
It's his own custom PRS. As far as I know it's one of a kind
David Bravo
David Bravo 17 күн мурун
Wise words from both of you. I needed to hear them. Thanks.
rocker aja
rocker aja 17 күн мурун
Alip ba ta should join these two guys
Akcel 17 күн мурун
This technic is used since a long in jazz by Pat Metheny
Luke Jackson
Luke Jackson 17 күн мурун
I'm so glad people with insane techniques, like Tosin Abasi and Michael Angelo Batio, are teaching their stuff for free online for everyone to learn from. We are going to see some insane innovation in guitar for the next few years.
Luke Jackson
Luke Jackson 15 күн мурун
@Fausto Orieta Yeah I forgot to mention Troy Grady. Yesterday I commented on a Michael Angelo Batio video and said that I came to his channel after watching Troy Grady's series.
Fausto Orieta
Fausto Orieta 16 күн мурун
And guys like Troy Grady have taken the time to properly analyze great picking technique and understand exactly how it works, and best of all share a good amount of that knowledge for free in the Cracking The Code series here on KGpost. That dude has done wonders to a lot of people, me included.
Ankit Amar Kashyap
Ankit Amar Kashyap 17 күн мурун
Black People: yo, metal is for the white people. Tosin Abassi: hold my A augmented seventh, add 5, add 9th chord
Nielsen 15 күн мурун
with his hands on his back
fxdb mgtow
fxdb mgtow 15 күн мурун
@Bocek using .008s
Bocek 17 күн мурун
@Jefferson Sales with 62.5% swing
Jefferson Sales
Jefferson Sales 17 күн мурун
Played as an arpeggio in 17/32
Astro Wrld
Astro Wrld 17 күн мурун
I love you ❤️
Anirban Das
Anirban Das 17 күн мурун
Thank you for this video Dragonforce.. I am someone who thinks im not good enough in guitar.. But if I watch my old guitar videos I see my improvement has been huge over the years. I guess we all need to balance not under appreciating our talent while still longing to learn more
totoco 17 күн мурун
Wisdom has been spoken
Stormy Young
Stormy Young 17 күн мурун
Good video I would like to see more lessons from other guitarists.
Brian Woodman
Brian Woodman 17 күн мурун
A guitar podcast with Herman and the like would be epic.
Gustavo Araújo
Gustavo Araújo 15 күн мурун
Damn, that would be awesome
countingcoup 17 күн мурун
Two of my favorite contemporary guitarist humbling speaking of the accomplished players beginners mind...
Master Shredder
Master Shredder 17 күн мурун
Well said from Papa Tosin. Acknowledge that you're good or getting better, never think that you're the best, don't try to be like anyone else or doubt yourself and how far you can go, don't look down on others. Essentially don't be a dick because you think that you're really good at playing the guitar.
Genta Ermaji
Genta Ermaji 17 күн мурун
Exactly. There's always an asian better than you at anything
Ironsix6six 17 күн мурун
I cant get over the hump of my hands being too small for guitar
Ironsix6six 17 күн мурун
@Iridescent Noise also note i started in my 30s lol
Iridescent Noise
Iridescent Noise 17 күн мурун
no excuses god damnit. An example, Marty Friedman isn't even that tall and he can shred his ass off. We may not be able to do giant chords like Mark Holcomb or Allan Holdsworth but its possible to compensate. Tosin isn't that tall and he man handles 8 string guitars like they're his bitch.
Bill Cream
Bill Cream 17 күн мурун
Juan Carlos Santos
Juan Carlos Santos 17 күн мурун
When will you have Guthrie Govan as a guest?
Juan Carlos Santos
Juan Carlos Santos 17 күн мурун
@Jefferson Sales yeah I also like to see them share thoughts on the state of guitar music today that would be nice
Jefferson Sales
Jefferson Sales 17 күн мурун
Guthrie would be the teacher for Herman in that case.
abboody sabbah
abboody sabbah 17 күн мурун
please let me back to the twich chat
Gaditoo 17 күн мурун
1:38 : Abasi plays a sick never seen before super orgasmic technical killer lick at the speed of light. Herman Lee at 1:56: Ok...
Wayne-O Neace
Wayne-O Neace 17 күн мурун
Love this guys attitude towards learning, and the little line Li spit out, " create the best of you." That s pure fukkin philosophy.
Hoenheimm 29
Hoenheimm 29 17 күн мурун
Oooooohhhhhh Abasi was on fireeeee
Anto Jovin
Anto Jovin 17 күн мурун
Guys we have a lot of videos and stuff which they didn't have....we can be better than them guys...dont give up hopess!
Roninismydog 17 күн мурун
What a great convo/interview
Liyingbemo 17 күн мурун
Very interesting episode, more of this please
Sylver Crow
Sylver Crow 17 күн мурун
This video is quite inspiring.
Ocelot 17 күн мурун
The energy that Tosin splats. He really enjoys the life
Ali Baba
Ali Baba 15 күн мурун
Na he is just happy but doesn’t mean anything try not to assume to much bro :)
Rostol 17 күн мурун
the advice is not just valid for guitar. EVERYTHING is online.
Chairman 17 күн мурун
cool video
Germain Gomez
Germain Gomez 17 күн мурун
eyooo eric where u at
Eric JP
Eric JP 17 күн мурун
Aparajit Ananya
Aparajit Ananya 17 күн мурун
Tosin always spits out pure gold. Be it from his guitar or his mouth 🙏
Novai NL2
Novai NL2 17 күн мурун
Or his guitar in the video
Adam Flores
Adam Flores 17 күн мурун
Awesome video from two great guitarists
Clark louise
Clark louise 17 күн мурун
DragonForce hitting that road to 1M
Suede Mutant
Suede Mutant 17 күн мурун
Herman Li is the new Rick Beato 😃
Jefferson Sales
Jefferson Sales 17 күн мурун
Easy there
Sean Compton
Sean Compton 17 күн мурун
Love when artists share so others can learn and build on
alexanderswisher 17 күн мурун
what up dragonforce
MeadowArrow 17 күн мурун
Hey it's DragonForce he does KGpost videos now
osama ben laden
osama ben laden 17 күн мурун
Holy shit Tosin is good
YOtube gek
YOtube gek 17 күн мурун
This video is uploaded five minutes ago and already has 160 views! Let's go! I wish my channel was so good
YOtube gek
YOtube gek 16 күн мурун
@Benjoung Chang Thanks a lot! I post Dutch and english videos
Benjoung Chang
Benjoung Chang 17 күн мурун
@YOtube gek iv subscribed, and in your upcoming videos ill comment
Benjoung Chang
Benjoung Chang 17 күн мурун
@YOtube gek 🙂
YOtube gek
YOtube gek 17 күн мурун
* And, of course, subscribing to me and commenting woulf help too😁 *
YOtube gek
YOtube gek 17 күн мурун
@Benjoung Chang You gave me some hope anyway. Thanks for that!
Ishan Ganguli
Ishan Ganguli 17 күн мурун
Don't do this Don't give me hope
Ghost 479
Ghost 479 17 күн мурун
YOtube gek
YOtube gek 17 күн мурун
Saahas Cherkal
Saahas Cherkal 17 күн мурун
Any thrash metal fans here?
tomás g
tomás g 17 күн мурун
also, Dragonforce should write a thrash metal song
tomás g
tomás g 17 күн мурун
me! I love good old-school E standard thrash metal
osama ben laden
osama ben laden 17 күн мурун
Thrash metal is the best
YOtube gek
YOtube gek 17 күн мурун
Nope, sorry
Just Some Guy without a Mustache
Just Some Guy without a Mustache 17 күн мурун
As someone who can’t play the guitar, I’m finding this quite entertaining despite that fact.
Juan Santiago
Juan Santiago 9 күн мурун
Hello anime, bodybuilding, guitar guy! 👋🏽
Ea&Ae 17 күн мурун
you should learn to! it's fuuun
taLLdavid 17 күн мурун
@Dipankar Sarma oh so snarky and clever. Douche
Dipankar Sarma
Dipankar Sarma 17 күн мурун
@taLLdavid you are mistaking yourself with someone else i am guessing
taLLdavid 17 күн мурун
Oh look some loser trying to make a name for himself in the comment section. Sad
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