Kris Barras, well renowned for screaming electric guitar solos and slick slides, introduces string bending techniques. He demonstrates a simple exercise to help with the pitching of the bend and to train your ears so that your bends are always in tune. He even has a few tricks to help you bend guitar strings without hitting others!
This lesson, aimed at players that are just starting out with lead guitar playing, can help add a lot of expression. Watch Part 2 for string bending licks.