In My Darkest Hour Guitar Lesson (Rhythms - Part 1) - Megadeth

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Check Out My New Online Guitar Academy! /> Subscribe for new songs every week! /> Check out my theory and technique channel! /> Follow GuitarLessons365 on Twitter! /> Please help support my lessons on Patreon. /> In this In My Darkest Hour guitar lesson video, we will take an in-depth note-for-note look at this epic classic by Megadeth. This is one of the most requested songs in GL365 history! The tuning is standard tuning. "In My Darkest Hour" contains so much stuff, that I will be breaking it up into two rhythm guitar videos, and a third video to cover the solos. The intro section contains acoustic guitar that is eventually backed up with huge power chords. This section leads into a cool chromatic guitar harmony section. I will demonstrate how to play each part individually. As I go though the song, I will let you know the exact minute and second mark of each new section that I am teaching. This is probably the easiest way to do it since there are so many riffs. By the end of the second lesson you we will have completed all of the rhythm guitar parts. In the third lesson I will tackle those insane solos. The first solo is played by Dave Mustaine and contains a lot of Mustaine's trademark lead playing style. This is one of those solos that isn't something you will recreate note-for-note. He won't play it exactly the same either every time. It is more about knowing the scale shape he is using and the two or three licks he is repeating through that scale shape. From there, you simply just let it rip. It will be hard for anyone to hear a difference since it is basically just chaos played incredibly fast. The second solo, played by guitarist Jeff Young, is a little easier to get note-for-note except for a couple of the licks. This solo is very challenging and requires some very fast alternate picking chops along with a heavy dose of legato licks. I will go through each solo phrase-by-phrase. I hope you guys enjoy learning this Megadeth classic! #inmydarkesthourguitarlesson #megadeth #guitarcovers Carl...

So glad I can now learn Megadeth from someone who formats the best guitar lessons on the interwebs!
Pikmansion 0616
Yesss more Megadeth Lucretia next please?
Angel Morales
Omg finally thank you I've been wanting to play this song
Justas Guscius
Thank you for this!!! By the way, is there any chance of that you'll make Peace Sells or Wake Up Dead lesson in the future?
Riley Hedgecock
I'm so happy that he's doing more megadeth
Nick Hunter
My hands aren't big enough for the intro riff!! 😂😂
André C.
Please, do Hit the Lights by Metallica.
The gamer Pro
He is the best guitar lesson teacher on the internet. I have been watching him for about three years now, and he explains everything clearly, he uploads a lot of videos, and really nows how to explain everything, in full detail to each and every extent. Thank you Carl for these videos.
James Yellow
I am so happy that a good guitar teacher on YouTube is making Megadeth lessons! Thank You! 💪
Hey Carl. I'v been learning quite a lot of Metallica songs that you made YouTubes greatest lessons of.. This megadeth song to me just prove how skilled you are.. So amazing man.
Yes, one of my favorite Megadeth songs. Thanks.
Joe Bradley
Great lesson. Please do A Tout Le Monde. Cheers
Huh so I guess I was playing that song incorrectly, so thanks for the awesome lesson carl! Also your metal tone has been sounding totally crushing in the past few lessons!
Siddharth Ghosh
Thank you Carl! Keep up the good work! Looking forward to the solos 😄
Kanav Dhawan
Well I am glad I found this channel 2 years ago... Learned alot
Wow you actually did really good on the sound for this one I know it's only a lesson but you got the guitar sound pretty accurate
Kevin Fox
Awesome Carl!  I have always loved this tune.  I can't wait to learn it from my favorite teacher!
Tom Boot
It's something different but can you pleace do Telegraph Road by the Dire Straits???
Sooo excelent Carl, thank you very much for this great lesson, its an amazing song from the MAster Dave Mustaine!!! Congrats!!!
Phillip Riggins
Awesome. Thanks for posting this video. #likethisvideo
probably the most accurate lesson of this song on youtube.
Sreejan Rayhan Mahanta
Been waiting for this video for months!!!! Now got it from the best guitar tutorial channel!!!
Noah Salke
Oh baby! Ive been hoping you would do a lesson over this
More Pantera please !!!!
Mihir Moharil
NIB by Black Sabbath next?
great job is definitely a badass riff!!!!!!
Micah Jones
I'm 10 minutes in. I have never in years of guitar playing learned a song this complicated. Keep em coming Carl!
Vincent Thiffault
Can you do some more Avenged Sevenfold? The Stage or Buried Alive maybe?
Can you please do road to nowhere by Ozzy?
Thank you so much Carl! I'm gonna learn this as soon as I can!
Olivier Bertrand
Yes finally!!! I asked for this a couple months ago !!!
Vibudh Sharma
We miss you Cliff
Subhojit Roy
Extremely difficult riff ... Acoustic part ....fingers Will tear
William Layton
I was just watching stairway to heaven again. A way back video.
Matías Bazaes E.
Man, you're really awesome. Thank you so much and try with Megadeth again, please!
Saif Shaath
I have been waiting for this for so long you are the best
Mr. Slappy
Hey Carl could you please do a guitar lesson for The Day that never comes by metallica.
Mr. Slappy
Hey Carl could you please do a guitar lesson for The Day that never comes by Metallica.
Mr. Slappy
Hey Carl could you please do a guitar lesson for The Day that never comes by metallica
Zane Frost
Can you do a video on Jumpin’ Jack Flash by The Rolling Stones?
Guitar Lessons for mortals Sanders
How is your hearing? Better I hope.
Brian Osbment
More and more Megadeth please!
Aaron Stone
I tore my bicep at the perfect time.. Great job Aaron
Speed Metal
A song for mourning :( - Aside from that, glad that you did this song lesson
Federico Rockettaro
You are amazing, i am learning a lot of songs, thank you from Italy!
sharoon T
Pls do the song 'one' by rocazaurus....its solo is so beautiful
Any chance of Kid Gloves or The Enemy Within from Rush?
Farbod Kh
Hey can you make a video for stream of consciousness by dream theater
Jason S
Thanks for this!! Can you do Megadeth, Ashes In Your Mouth??? That would be great.
Random Amplify
Please do Tightrope by Stevie Ray Vaughan
Please Do A Lesson On "Rebel in the FDG" By WASP!
Alen Mecan
Holy smokes, Mustaine is a genius, a hard, hard working genius!
Cliff Burton
Wow nice job! This is a very fine song which Dave wrote, apparently almost in one go according to my friend. Thanks for the tutorial
Your’s Only
Was really waiting for this, hope to see pearljam black betty or dio holydiver :)
Hi Carl can you please do Catch The Rainbow by Rainbow in its entirety?
Lolle man
now we also need some metallica
Zachary Feller
Hey Carl, you should do a lesson on La Villa Strangiato by Rush. I am having trouble figuring out the notes on the first solo. Thanks.
Dave Mustaine
Yes! Finally, a Thank you!
Anthony Bootman
Excellent job Carl ! When can we expect Part 2 please ?
This first chord is really messed up😂 What is it? Am so confused They are all in key of Emin (E E G D E A) But chord formation is hard thank you carl for such amazing work.
Sergio S
Learn the solo too please 🔥🔥🔥 you’re fire bro
Sick guitar and thank you I have been trying so long to figure this out by ear but I couldn’t
Connor Fox
One of the best Megadeth songs. God bless Cliff Burton.
Maykol Gonzalez
Nick Johnston - impossible Things
Meme Man
Is that an Ibanez GRX70 youre using?
manish pandey
Finally Thank you ❤
Esteban Piccardo
The tuning of the guitar??? is in E?
ethan who
yes thank you carl i love you for this so much
Can you do Bones my Diamond Head
King Rattlehead
Chester Forgotten
Finally! 😂😂😂 tnx you sir
sting sting
Guitar lesson of resist and bite by sabaton plz.... Sir..
MLG Sanic
Words of love by the beatles please
Sebastien ALGI
hi wich tunning guitar do you use
sam smith
could you please do "maybe" from alice in chains' new album "rainier fog"
Marcos Romero
Can you do a lesson on the song scream by billy idol please 🙏🏼
Garrett Martin
STP - Creep, please
Shadman Nihal
Can you do some Yngwie Malmsteen stuff??plz
Loving this thanks Carl
Arthur Morgan
Finally!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Now the day that never comes!!!
ilian hristov
Thanks dude for a long time I'm looking for a tutorial of this song
Oisin Colivet
Can you do a lesson on dream no more by Metallica please
Nicholas Kattar
Ty Schultz
Tip of the hat & tyvm
ryan gagnon
Our prayers have been answered
Andres Aranda
Gosh the intro is hard cuz of my short fingers
Meme Man
Thank you for this
Sushil Khadka
Thanks. You should do: a tout le monde or train of consequences of megadeth
Perhaps some "Angry Again" in the future.  Fantastic lesson as always, thanks!
The Rodrec
I love that song 😍👍
stephen edwards
I just want to thank you for what you do. Awesome song and please keep doing what you do.
Cristian Contrario
Anthony Rocket Music
Lucrecia would be great!!!
Rowan John
Slayer altar of sacrifice
John Carlsto
Vasco Abreu
innuendo please!!!!!