Hotter Than Hell by KISS (Rhythm guitar lesson)

This video is a lesson on how to play the rhythm guitars for Hotter Than Hell by KISS. The first part of the video is a “play-along” and the second part is a more detailed lesson for those of you who feels you need that.

Hotter Than Hell was recorded during August 1974, at the Village Recorder studios in Los Angeles. The release date was October 22 1974. The band was not very happy over being in Los Angeles and it didn’t get better by the fact that Paul Stanleys Gibson Firebird (as seen on the cover of the Alive! album) was stolen. Much has been said about the sound of this album… some people love it, some hate it. I personally love it!

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Equipment used:
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB/’59)
MJT VFF Telecaster (Nocaster/Twisted Tele)
Epiphone Thunderbird Classic IV Pro (Gibson TB Plus)
Ibanez Turbo Tube Screamer TS9DX
Kemper Profiling Amp

KISS – Hotter Than Hell @ Wikipedia

KISS – Hotter Than Hell studio version @ YouTube

KISS – Hotter Than Hell live version @ YouTube

Kemper profiles used for my recording:

Left guitar (ESP Phoenix II)

Euphoria EL34 @ Live Ready Sound

Texas Special @ Live Ready Sound

Right guitar (MJT Tele)

Plexed for Kemper @ Live Ready Sound

Slow 100 @ Live Ready Sound

Addictive Drums II @ XLN Audio

Ibanez Turbo Tube Screamer TS9DX

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Mr. Speed by KISS (Rhythm & Lead lesson for guitar)

Time for the guitar parts of Mr. Speed by KISS. A great song from one of their best albums, Rock and Roll Over, if you ask me! This lesson includes rhythm and lead guitars with tabulature included. I have included both play-through and a detailed lesson for both parts, see the index below!

I have included some links below; to my Bass lesson for Mr. Speed, the original Rock and Roll Over version and then the demo version of Mr. Speed. This one is a bit interesting as Bob Kulic claimed he played on it and I have no reason to doubt that – it’s certainly not Ace playing! But I do find it interesting as Bob always seems a bit condescending when talking about Ace… Sure, he was a technically more proficient guitarist than Ace, but on this occassion I must say Ace crushed the demo versions solo’s and fill-ins. Well, that is just my opinion.

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Video index:
00:53 – Rhythm guitar with tabs, play-through
04:01 – Detailed lesson for rhythm guitar with tabs
08:29 – Lead guitar with tabs, play-through
08:48 – Detailed lesson for lead guitar with tabs

Equipment used:
(In the video)
Gibson Explorer Tribute/B2 2019 (Dirty Fingers+)

(On the recording)
Epiphone Thunderbird Classic IV Pro (Gibson TB Plus)
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB/’59)
MJT VFF Telecaster (Nocaster/Twisted Tele)
Kemper Profiling Amp

Have Guitar! Mr. Speed Bass lesson

KISS – Mr. Speed Rock and Roll Over version

KISS – Mr. Speed demo version

KISS Rock And Roll Over @ Wikipedia

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Mr Speed by KISS (Bass lesson with TABs)

What you’re watching is a bass lesson for Mr. Speed by KISS, provided with tabulature and detailed instructions. I decided to split up the bass and guitar lessons to different videos and this is the first where I do it… unless you count the lesson for Black Diamond, where it was kinda mixed up.

I have also included two different parts; one where I play along with my recording and one where I go through the song more slowly and detailed, both versions includes TABs. I think maybe I did a little error on the first verse in the detailed part but watch the TABs and you’ll get it right. Shit happends…

As for the recording, my good friend Micke Back was kind enough to drag his drum kit over here and record three classic KISS songs with me. It’s refreshing working with a real drummer rather than having to program drums… but I am not a pro when it comes to mix live drums, still I am kinda happy with the result here. The mix heard in the video is actually not the final mix but good enough I hope… I’m actually thinking of re-doing the bass parts as my bass would really do well with a change of strings!

And if anyone is curious about the thumbnail picture, that is my last bike – a Honda Blackbird. I just thought that pic goes well with the song’s title. Unfortunately I had to give up my biker days due to a shoulder injury that took several years to heal… I’d like to ride again but currently it seems I invest my spare money into guitars instead! 😉

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Equipment used:
Epiphone Thunderbird Classic IV Pro (Gibson TB Plus)
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB/’59)
MJT VFF Telecaster (Nocaster/Twisted Tele)
Kemper Profiling Amp

KISS Rock And Roll Over @ Wikipedia

Honda CBR1100XX Super Blackbird

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Black Diamond by KISS (Bass lesson & End solo lesson)

Black Diamond by KISS (Bass lesson & End solo lesson)

This is part two of my lesson for KISS Black Diamond, this time with the bass and the end lead part. For the first video check out the links below (rhythm guitar and the first lead). The Black Diamond backing track featured in this video is recorded by me (I might put that up as a separate video later on!).

I wanna point out I miss a very small part of the lead towards the end but if you follow the TAB’s on-screen you’ll figure it out – I play it as it should be in the backing track. Also don’t forget to check out KISS live on the Destroyer tour, link provided below…

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Equipment used:
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB/’59)
Epiphone Thunderbird Classic IV Pro (Gibson TB Plus)
Kemper Profiling Amp

Have Guitar Black Diamond first video lesson

Kemper profiles used:

Live Ready Sound Euphoria EL34 (Bogner Ecstasy 101B head)

Live Ready Sound Unchained (Metropoulos DVL-1 head)

KISS live in Jersey City, NJ 1976-07-10
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Black Diamond by KISS (Guitar lesson, lead & rhythm)

A diamond in the rough? Not really, I believe that Black Diamond is a very well known song … at least amongst KISS fans. It’s a classic hard rockin’ song from the band’s first self-titled album that was released in 1974.

So this lesson contain how to play the rhythm and lead guitar… that is the first lead, as the song has two. Due to lack of time I had to split this into two videos and the next one will of course be the bass and lead 2 lessons. Plus my version of the tune without vocals and leads for those who practise or just use it for fun.

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Video index:
01:58 – Intro of the song
02:49 – Rhythm guitar
10:40 – First lead

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Equipment used:
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB/’59)
Ibanez DTT700 (DiMarzio D Activator-X)
Kemper Profiling Amp

KISS live in Jersey City, NJ 1976-07-10

(Links directly to Black Diamond)

Kemper profiles used:

Live Ready Sound Euphoria EL34 (Bogner Ecstasy 101B head)

Live Ready Sound Unchained (Metropoulos DVL-1 head)

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Great Expectations by KISS (Lesson for guitar & bass)

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Time for a lesson on how to play Great Expectations by KISS. Both guitar and bass! Not overly comlicated but what a great song, if you ask me… this track comes from Destroyer and was released in 1976. As it happends it was the first rock album that I got my hands on and after that there was no turning back, whatever the current trends says (grin).

Some people might say that Destroyer was ‘over-produced’ but I think the sound of that album is fantastic, it kinda captures the image of KISS – especially in the new costumes they got for that album. From what I know the song has only been performed live once and that was during the recording of ‘Symphony Alive IV’, understandable as it kinda feels a bit empty when scaled down to just guitars, bass and drums.

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Index:
00:21 – Guitar lesson Verse
01:24 – Guitar lesson Bridge
03:01 – Guitar lesson Chorus
04:03 – Guitar sidetrack: Bridge
04:32 – Guitar lesson lead/melody part
05:32 – Bass lesson Verse
06:17 – Bass lesson Bridge
07:17 – Bass lesson Chorus

Equipment used:
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB/’59)
Epiphone Thunderbird Classic IV Pro (Gibson TB Plus)
Kemper Profiling Amp

KISS – Great Expectations

KISS – Great Expectations (live)

KISS – Great Expectations (Destroyer demo)

Guitars recorded with profiles from ReampZone (Marshall JCM800 & JMP 76 Super Lead)

Bass recorded with a Trace Eliott profile from Live Ready Sound

Drums created with Addictive Drums 2

Bells from Native Instruments Kontakt

Kemper Profling Amp

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Parasite by KISS (Guitar & Bass Lesson)

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Time for another lesson in the noble art known as guitar playing! And if you guess it’s a classic KISS song – you’re absolutely right! This one has been requested and as a humble servant I hear and obey, this is Parasite from the album Hotter Than Hell! Lessons for rhythm guitar, lead guitar and bass included.

Parasite was written by Ace Frehley for the KISS-album Hotter Than Hell, recorded in August 1974 and released October 22 the same year. While written by Ace, it’s Gene Simmons doing the lead vocals. There are some small differencies between the studio and the live version, especially in the guitar solo – it’s the Alive! version I’ve used as a reference for this lesson.

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Index:
00:33 – Parasite short demo
01:05 – Rhythm guitar lesson
05:24 – Bass lesson
07:46 – Lead lesson
11:31 – End words

Equipment used:
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB/’59)
Epiphone Thunderbird Classic IV Pro (Gibson TB Plus)
Kemper Profiling Amp

Profile packs used in this video
——————————–
Lead guitar – Live Ready Sound – The Legend

Rhythm guitars –
Live Ready Sound – Fukes ODS

ReampZone – Fryette Sig:X

Bass – Live Ready Sound – Plexed for Kemper

Kemper Profling Amp

KISS – Parasite (studio version)

KISS – Parasite (Alive!)

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Nothin’ To Lose by KISS (Guitar and Bass Lesson)

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Here’s a lesson on how to play the song Nothin’ To Lose by KISS – it covers rhythm and lead guitar and bass! Nothin’ To Lose was written by Gene Simmons and released on the first album KISS, released 18th of Febuary 1974.

This song was the first single released by KISS (B-side was Love Theme from KISS), vocals performed by Gene Simmons and Peter Criss. Besides that it’s one of the few times a non-member of the band has has been listed as a playing musician, namely Bruce Foster on piano and additional guitar. Nothin To Lose was also later released as B-side to the single Kissin’ Time.

I’ve based this lesson on the Alive! version of Nothin To Lose, the difference is not major – mainly that last part of the solo. The drums comes from a midifile I found online, it mentions “Enzo” as the author so cudos to him. I stripped the midi file and used XLN Audio Addictive Drums II and also edited the midi drums here and there. All guitars and bass on the track is recorded by me.

This is the eight guitar lesson for classic KISS songs on Have Guitar!, so far I have covered: She, Deuce, Shock Me, 2000 Man, Room Service, I Want You and Calling Dr Love. If you like this series – subsscribe now for more songs! And feel free to gimme suggestions in the comments of this video!

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Video index:
00:23 – Snippet of my Nothin’ To Lose recording
01:27 – Rhythm guitar lesson
05:02 – My take of the Nothin’ To Lose solo
05:31 – Lead guitar lesson
06:20 – Bass lesson
08:47 – Ending (blah blah blah!)

Equipment used:
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB/’59)
Gibson Les Paul Standard ’76
Epiphone Thunderbird Classic IV Pro (Gibson TB Plus)
Kemper Profiling Amp

KISS – Nothin To Lose (studio version)

KISS – Nothin’ To Lose (Alive! version)

Rhythm guitars are recorded with profiles from Live Ready Sounds Kemper profile pack Plexed for Kemper

Lead Guitar are recorded with a profile from ReampZones Kemper profile pack Marshall JMP Super Lead (1976)

Bass guitar is recorded with a Kemper factory profile, Brass Diver BM.

XLN Audio Addictive Drums II

Kemper Profling Amp

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She by KISS (Guitar & Bass Lesson)

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Time for another guitar lesson and this time I’ve picked out She by KISS, from the album ‘Dressed To Kill’ released 19th of March 1975. So, as usual I will include lessons for rhythm guitar, bass and lead guitar – and this time I will try get the tab’s right too!

This song is a slow and heavy rock classic written by Gene Simmons and Stephen Coronel, actually while they still were in the band ‘Bullfrog Bheer’ – pre-KISS. The song was originally called “She walks by moonlight” after a line in the movie “Hondo” (see link below!). The song was also a part of Wicked Lester’s repertoire but the KISS version is longer and lacks some odd instruments like the congas from Wicked Lesters recording.

The recording you can hear in my video is originally from a project I started in 2009, where I recorded the full ‘Dress To Kill’ album. Why?! Because I had just picked up the guitar after a long break and I just needed something to motivate me playing… As I write I have a singer to do the vocals, so I guess that will be released as a cover video here.

Those drums are from a MIDI file I found online as I am too lazy to do the programming myself (I might have edited a bit in a couple of parts that was exceptionally bad) and the guitars are all me. I believe the rhythm part was recorded with a Line 6 POD XT, a little bit too heavy sounding perhaps but I decided they are good enough to keep. The lead parts was re-recorded just now as the old ones wasn’t up to par, it’s played through my Kemper with a profile from Live Ready Sound’s 79 Mini Bender profile pack.

The bass (on my track) is played by Björn ‘Burnie’ Öman, a fantastic bass player who’s sadly not with us anymore.

And that’s it, I hope you get some use for this lesson! Subscriptions are always welcome – and of course a Big Thank You to you who do subscribe!!

Equipment used:
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB/’59)
Kemper Profiling Amp

Live Ready Sound – 79 Mini Bender

Hondo (film)

Kemper Profling Amp

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Room Service by KISS (Guitar and Bass lesson)

Room Service by KISS (Guitar and Bass lesson)
Guitar & Bass lesson by Have Guitar

A new guitar and bass lesson – Room Service by KISS! This the first song of KISS album Dressed To Kill, a nice high tempo rocker about the life on the road. In this lesson I will show you how to play it all; rhythm guitar, lead guitar and bass!

For the first time I created tabulature for the lessons! I’m pretty sure there might be some minor mistakes as it’s the first time I do this, there’s room for improvement! Anyways, I hope it makes following the lesson a little easier.

As previously stated I will try to do one classic KISS song every month nad I think this is the third month in a row that I manage to keep that promise! What will be up next in August? Not sure yet so feel free to gimme some suggestions!

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Equipment used:
ESP Phoenix II
Epiphone Thunderbird Classic IV Pro
Kemper Profiling Amp

Full version of my cover of Room Service

KISS original version of Room Service

ReampZone – Marshall JMP Super Lead 1976

Power Tab Editor

Kemper Profiling Amp

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Recorded with a Sony FDR-AX100, Sony XLR-K2M, Rode NT-2a, edited in Reaper DAW and Davinci Resolve.
Guitar signal line (unless other noted) is Kemper – SPDIF – Focusrite Saffire 6i6 2nd gen – USB – Computer/Reaper.