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Metallica x Yousician: Learn guitar with James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett

Posted on July 1, 2022

The best way to play like Metallica is to play with Metallica.

Learn how to play the Metallica songs you love on guitar with James Hetfield & Kirk Hammett in Metallica x Yousician, the latest — and most requested — release in our artist partnership series.

Explore Metallica x Yousician’s three courses — Riff Life, Rock In Rhythm, and Take The Lead — and learn riffs, rhythm guitar, and lead guitar with rhythm guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield and lead guitarist Kirk Hammett. Discover the real way to play your favorite licks and riffs, practice downpicking and power chords, and go behind the scenes with stories from the band.

Learn with James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett in Metallica x Yousician courses

With exclusive video interviews packed with tips, tutorials, and demos from James and Kirk, you’ll learn how to play Metallica’s songs on guitar the way they play them.

Learn the real way to play riffs from “Nothing Else Matters”, “Enter Sandman”, “The Unforgiven”, and more in Riff Life. In Rock In Rhythm, dive into essential rhythm guitar skills such as downpicking and palm muting while learning how to play rhythm guitar on songs like “For Whom The Bell Tolls”, “Master Of Puppets” and “Fade To Black”. And in Take The Lead, level up your agility and other lead guitar skills while learning licks for songs like “Nothing Else Matters”, “Battery”, “Master Of Puppets”, and more.

Play 10 classic songs with Metallica

Jam with the band and learn how to play 10 classic Metallica songs on guitar in the Essential Metallica collection. Yousician’s step-by-step tutorials and AI-infused instant feedback will help you nail every note and master your favorite Metallica songs. You can put your skills to the test and play the original tracks the way the band plays them, or choose the version that suits your current skill level.

  • Enter Sandman
  • Nothing Else Matters
  • One
  • Fade To Black
  • Battery
  • Mama Said
  • Master Of Puppets
  • Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
  • The Unforgiven
  • For Whom The Bell Tolls

Win the guitar James Hetfield rocks with, signed by Metallica

Want an ESP LTD Snakebyte guitar signed by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo? Of course you do!

Join us on Instagram and show us how YOU play like Metallica by sharing a clip of you playing your favorite Metallica riff or song. Whether you’re a beginner guitarist, air guitarist, bassist, ukulele player, or even a drummer, all that matters is you know how to rock.

Stay tuned! We’ll be sharing more details soon on Instagram. The contest will run July 5–19.

Join Metallica on Yousician today

Ready to rock? We’re releasing the Metallica x Yousician courses episodically: Riff Life on June 14, Rock In Rhythm on June 28, and Take The Lead on July 12.

The Metallica x Yousician courses are currently available in English, but stay tuned if you’d prefer to learn in another language. Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Chinese, Japanese, and Russian will be available soon.

Learn more about Metallica x Yousician and get your Yousician Premium+ membership here.

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