Let's Get Serious About Guitar

And have fun doing it.

Where do I start?

“What I have to say, I say with my guitar."

Jimi Hendrix

Our Programs

Artist Courses

We focus not on replicating their signature solos note for note, but on a deeper understanding of their creative processes and technical prowess.


Unlock your appetite for destruction using Slash’s Snakepit Scale System.



Become experienced and craft your style by learning Hendrix's Axis Mastery System.



Prepare for The Great Gig In The Sky by Learning Gilmour’s Scales & Techniques.



Get Ready To Bring It On Home By Learning Page’s Scales & Techniques.


“I had no aspirations to be a musician, but I picked up a guitar for two seconds and haven't put it down since."


Bring Music Into Your Life With A Course Designed For Adult Beginners

We meet you where you are, in the time that you have. With lessons broken up to take only ten minutes a day, we assume nothing and take you from buying your first guitar right through to playing hundreds of songs.

Tell Me More!

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

Jimmy Page

Don't Get Lost On The Neck

With a simple, 7 minutes per day practice routine, we guide you through learning every note on the fretboard, once or for all.

No more sliding into nowhere and hoping you're in key - find the note you're looking for, first time, every time.

Oooh, Tell Me More

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

George Harrison

Meet Your Instructors

Nick Scout

Nick Scout is the owner of Scout guitars, and has 13 years of experience as an instrument technician, award-winning composer, and luthier. He has toured as a guitar tech for Steve Vai's Inviolate Tour, Less Than Jake, The Blue Man Group, and many others.

As an educator, Nick taught the the Guitar Tech Development program at El Camino School Of Music, Repair and Technology from 2020 through to 2023, and is currently the head luthier for OME Banjos.

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. He is currently selling out theaters with his band, Ramen.

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.

Brian Kelleher

Brian is the founder of KillerGuitarRigs.com and KillerGuitarAcademy, has been playing guitar for close to 40 years at this point, giving lessons on and off, and occasionally touring with bands as a photographer.

J Ring

J Ring has been a music educator for over 20 years, teaching students in Florida, Tennessee, and everywhere in between, as well as working as the educational director for several music schools - all while finding time to write and record epic soundtrack-influenced music forged around guitar!

From the people at

Killer Guitar Rigs.com

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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