We sure hope you like your overdrive, as this riff will put it to good use. Today, you'll be learning the tasty main riff of Jesse Dayton's Hurtin' Behind the Pine Curtain - and boy, is it fun to play.
Building a multi-pronged career as a musician, filmmaker and author, you might call Dayton a modern day renaissance man. Focusing purely on his music however, the Texas native certainly knows how to infuse power into his guitar lines, as is evidenced by this riff in particular. In this video, he plays a custom Blast Cult electric guitar through an overdriven Tremlord 30 Orange amp.
Sick Riffs is a Guitar World video series designed to help guitarists affected by the coronavirus. Self-isolating players around the world have each filmed a lesson where they teach you one of their own guitar riffs, up close and personal. If you dig the lesson, we encourage you to buy music and merch from the artist or stream their music.