Glasgow Kiss Guitar Lesson Videos – John Petrucci

These Glasgow Kiss guitar lesson videos will take you note-for-note through John Petrucci's instrumental masterpiece!

It was released in 2005 on Petrucci's solo album Suspended Animation. It is Petrucci's only solo album to date.

Glasgow Kiss is perhaps Petrucci's most well known solo instrumental piece. It will provide a great challenge for even the most advanced players.

Just about every technique in the shredders toolbox can be found in this rock instrumental. These Glasgow Kiss guitar lesson videos have every thing from sweep picking, cross string alternate picking, long legato runs, tapping, rapid fire single string alternate picking and cool chord work.

All the sections of Glasgow Kiss are broken down individually in separate video lessons below. Take your time learning all the intricacies of Glasgow Kiss and in the end you will be rewarded with a great guitar workout to practice with. And it looks pretty cool to your neighbors to. 🙂 Have Fun!! Carl...

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Glasgow Kiss Guitar Lesson - Intro

Glasgow Kiss Guitar Lesson - First Verse Section

Glasgow Kiss Guitar Lesson - Harmony Section

Glasgow Kiss Guitar Lesson - Acoustic Section

Glasgow Kiss Guitar Lesson - First Solo

Glasgow Kiss Guitar Lesson - Outro Solo


  1. Pedro Ribeiro on August 29, 2013 at 7:07 am

    Very Cool! loved it and learned it! can you provide the Patch for the HD500 that you used? sounds really good

    • Carl Brown on August 29, 2013 at 1:39 pm

      Wish I knew how to upload the patches but I don’t. 😛

      It was probably a patch mostly created by Glenn Delaume though. His YouTube channel is called extremevideopro. 🙂


  2. Hilman Pang on September 9, 2013 at 8:21 pm

    glasgow kiss is the best instrument..:)

  3. Parth Sharma on June 15, 2018 at 12:23 am

    Can you upload damage control by john petrucci please

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