#1
I just heard Paul Gilbert say that he only used upstrokes for the first 2 years of playing. So anybody who thinks that they suck, just remember that after 2 years of playing you would have been a better picker than paul gilbert.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oW1JveshnJg

Considering the guys one of the best alternate pickers in the world, it should motivate everyone to achieve his level of skill
#3
I also heard his was struggling to use his middle, ring and pinky fingers so he decided to only play using them for a year!!!
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#4
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I find this to be much more inspirational: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqgTdVuGrAQ


thats inspiring indeed

those parts starting from 1:43 and from 3:26 sound very badass
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#6
it was soo funny when he said he could just do upstroke for 2 years xD

from guitar noob to legend xD
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it was soo funny when he said he could just do upstroke for 2 years xD

from guitar noob to legend xD


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