#1
so i just got a band together and yesterday we got down a full songs worth of lyrics, and we have a basic idea of what instrumetns are going to be where, but how do i create a good guitar piece throughot the WHOLE song? I have some riffs and stuff but how do I string them together? help would be aprreciated
Gear:

Gibson 2005 Les Paul Standard
Fender Road Worn Strat w/ Noiseless pickups
Marshall JCM 2000 401C
Marshall Vintage Modern 2266
Marshall 1960A cab (Dave Hill from Slade's old cab)
Ibanez TS9DX
EHX Little Big Muff
Freshman Acoustic
#2
try a basic..

chorus - verse - verse - chorus - breakdown - guitar solo - another breakdown - melody - chorus - verse

and end with screaming children in the background while you f*** up your guitar =]