In this MasterThatRiff! lesson learn how to play the intro riff to Erotic Nightmares by Steve Vai!

I recall when I bought the Passion and Warfare album when it was released I got the TAB book not long after and remember finding that intro riff to Erotic Nightmares pretty damn tricky to play! In this less we break it down so hopefully it clears up some of the trickier aspects and you can be groovin’ along with Mr Vai ASAP. 🙂

I would like to thank Steve from the mastertheguitar Patreon group for requesting this lesson, cheers mate! 🤘

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Recorded with Yamaha RGZ820R through Line 6 HELIX LT, strings plucked with my trusty Hawkpicks pick.

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