I've been playing guitar for about a year now. I get in about 1-1 1/2 hours a week of practice.

Anyways I know a little bit of theory(circle of fifths, what makes maj/min chords) but probably should learn more. The hardest thing I can play is probably the first solo in Back in Black, but parts of it are pretty sloppy. I recently learned the intro solo to sanitarium(metallica) but I can't even do the second one and it is pissing me off. I keep telling myself I should be way better than this after playing for a year but I don't know.

I also suck at alternate picking and hit open string a lot.

Am I progressing ok for playing for a year, or do I suck. And yes, I know I need to practice more.
dont try so hard.. just have fun!!

focus on what you CAN do and not what you cant..
and you'll be surprised what you can do!
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Well you should definitely be practicing more...
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Hey, don't feel bad, I just posted about this a minute ago, maybe go read some tips those guys gave me.
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focus on what you CAN do and not what you cant..
and you'll be surprised what you can do!

GREAT advice. I felt that I wasn't really progressing after a year, but then I say what I actually could do, and I felt pretty damn good.
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