How to Play Pinch Harmonics on Electric Guitar

Done right, it adds a lot of POP or SQUEAL to your playing

Seasoned guitarist Marc Seal demonstrates how to perform pinch harmonics so you can make your electric guitar solos squeal and scream! Great for blues, hard rock, metal, and fusion guitarists.

Marc Seal is an Elixir® Strings endorsing artist, Taylor Guitars product specialist and host of The Ultimate Guitar Show. Learn more at

Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Elixir Strings always sound stellar and really last! Because of the coating, they always feel like a new set of strings to me. Honestly, I love them!Marc Seal

Strings Played

Electric Nickel Plated Steel with OPTIWEB® Coating, Light Gauge
Acoustic Phosphor Bronze with NANOWEB® Coating, Medium Gauge

  • Electric Nickel Plated Steel with OPTIWEB Coating
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