You don't have to play guitar full time to have a good time

Some people play guitar for a living - the rest of us just want to have fun.

KillerGuitarAcademy is your home for straight forward, highly actionable guitar courses that will take you exactly where you want to go.

Skip the endless parade of different faces and styles on YouTube, learn the things you want to learn in the style you want to learn them.

Our Programs

Artist Courses

At Killer Guitar Academy, we offer specialized artist courses designed to help you master the distinctive play styles of iconic guitar legends - Slash, Hendrix, Page, and Gilmour. Our unique curriculum focuses not just on replicating their signature solos note for note, but on a deeper understanding of their creative processes and technical prowess. We equip our students with the tools to think, play, and improvise in the style of these masters, thereby fostering their own creativity and individual expression. With our comprehensive approach, you will absorb the essence of each artist's style and apply it to your own solos, enabling you to evolve as a unique guitarist who embodies the spirit of these legends, while forging your own path in the music world.

Slash Masterclass

Improvise Rock Solos With Rock Solid Confidence By Learning Slash’s Snakepit Scale System.

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Hendrix Masterclass

Improvise Rock Solos With Rock Solid Confidence By Learning Hendrix's Axis Mastery System.

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Gilmour Masterclass

Improvise Rock Solos With Rock Solid Confidence By Learning Gilmour’s Scales & Techniques.

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Page Masterclass

Improvise Rock Solos With Rock Solid Confidence By Learning Page’s Scales & Techniques.

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“I can communicate far better on a guitar than I can through my mouth."

Jimmy Page

Our Instructors

Nick Scout

Nick Scout is the owner of Scout guitars, and has 13 years of experience as an instrument technician, musician, and luthier. He was an instructor for the Guitar Tech Development program at El Camino School Of Music, Repair and Technology from 2020 through to 2023. He is currently on the Inviolate tour with Steve Vai, and has been a guitar teach for Less Than Jake, The Blue Man Group, and many others.

Gabriel Leopardi

Gabriel Leopardi is a professional musician who has spent the last 20 years playing, recording, and touring with mega-label bands like Metallica, Duran Duran, Paramore, Evanescence, and more.


In addition to playing out, Gabriel has been teaching guitar online for over 15 years, and is himself endorsed by major brands such as Neural DSP and D'Addario.

“I’m only myself when I have a guitar in my hands."

George Harrison

From the people at

Killer Guitar

Killer Guitar Academy is a project that was born after years of work in Killer Guitar Rigs. Killer Guitar Academy aims to provide free materials and courses to guitarists at any level. Be it beginners or advanced players. As well as paid premium courses which are carefully designed to take your guitar skills to the next level. 

With a supportive community, weekly challenges, carefully designed courses and even regular freebies Killer Guitar Academy is the one place to be to unlock your inner rockstar.

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