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Ace of Spades
Ends 10.20.2015
Ace of Spades
Adam Stark teaches you how to play “Ace of Spades” by Motörhead. 
This British rock band released "Ace of Spades" in 1980, as the title track to their album by the same name. It is considered to be the definitive Motörhead anthem, and spent 12 weeks on the UK singles chart, peaking at #15. With the success of “Ace of Spades,” Motörhead proved that a band could chart without sacrificing power and speed. 
In March 2005, Q Magazine placed the song at #27 on it’s list of the 100 Greatest Guitar Tracks. The magazine stated, "This song has an intro which wouldn't be out of place ushering in the end of the world.” In 2009, it was named the 10th greatest hard rock song of all time by VH1.

Adam plays an Gibson Custom Les Paul R7 Goldtop in the lesson.

Adam Stark
    Adam Stark is a blues/rock based guitar player born and raised in Nashville, TN. His love for rock 'n roll of the 60's and 70's has shaped his style towards that of Jimmy Page, Billy Gibbons, Jimi Hendrix, and Stevie Ray Vaughn. His experience in the music industry has included years of touring for country, rock, and Christian acts, studio sessions, and running his own music lessons business. He is currently the lead guitar player and songwriter for the Nashville-based rock band, The Kicks.

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By Motörhead
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