Troy Stetina

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Fan Supporter

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$1
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For music fans, my entry-level tier invites you into the community and helps supports new project releases. You receive access to all my song and music video releases, plus get early access to all new releases before they are made available to the general public. 

Plus, this tier includes Discord benefits. (Discord is private chat/video/text server with a channel specific to this Patreon group.) Interact with other members, hang out, ask questions, get answers!
Includes Discord benefits
  • All Troy Stetina Music Releases
  • Pre-release Viewing of New Music and Music Videos
  • General Support

Ignite

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$5
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Ignite is focused on Beginner or Early Intermediate level players who want a solid foundation in rhythm guitar skills and timing. Here, you can access my in-depth, ad-free tutorial video lessons for all the music studies within Metal Rhythm Guitar Volumes 1 & 2 as well as a variety of bonus materials including selected songs from Total Rock Guitar, a taste of Metal Lead Guitar Primer, and bonus extra videos dealing with various relevant topics.

These personalized lessons demonstrate every study with detailed walk-thru instructions showing you exactly how to practice for real results. Go deeper and learn the principles involved, the common errors to avoid, and more. Even if you've gone through my core rhythm guitar method, these videos will undoubtedly shed new light for you and give new understandings. 

Ignite also includes Discord access, which is a private chat/video/text server specific to this Patreon group. Interact with other members, hang out, ask questions, get answers!
Includes Discord benefits
  • All Troy Stetina Music Releases
  • Pre-release Viewing of New Music and Music Videos
  • General Support
  • 28 Guitar Lesson Articles
  • Metal Rhythm Guitar Video Walkthrus
  • Bonus Videos: Total Rock Guitar, Metal Lead Primer
  • Bonus Videos: How to Practice, Learning the Notes, Specific Techniques and More
  • Bonus: Tone & Gear Video

Catching Fire

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$10
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For the progressing intermediate level guitarist, Catching Fire includes all the lower tier materials along with video walk-thrus of all the solo guitar studies from Metal Lead Guitar Volumes 1 & 2, plus bonus videos including Total Rock Guitar, Metal Lead Primer and more. Plus selected materials from my upcoming Master Mechanics video series!

See exactly how to practice, learn the guiding principles and the common pitfalls to avoid. Even if you’re already familiar with some or most of the solos in the core lead guitar method, these tier will shed new light and offer additional materials to insure a solid foundation in lead guitar technique. 

Includes Discord benefits. (Discord is a private chat/video/text server specific for this Patreon group.) Interact with other members, hang out, ask questions, get answers!
Includes Discord benefits
  • All Troy Stetina Music Releases
  • Pre-release Viewing of New Music and Music Videos
  • General Support
  • 28 Guitar Lesson Articles
  • Metal Rhythm Guitar Video Walkthrus
  • Bonus Videos: Total Rock Guitar, Metal Lead Primer
  • Bonus Videos: How to Practice, Learning the Notes, Specific Techniques and More
  • Bonus: Tone & Gear Video
  • Metal Lead Guitar Video Walkthrus
  • Bonus: Total Rock Guitar and Master Mechanics Solo Instruction

Technique Inferno

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$15
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For about 50 cents/day, you get all the rhythm and lead guitar videos and bonus materials from the lower tiers, plus the Speed Mechanics for Lead Guitar videos and extras including Troy's 3-hour, 7-part series "How I Practice."

Here you'll also gain access to the Video Review option, meaning that you can video yourself playing an example (from any tier) and I will watch it and post a Video Response to offer perspective and constructive feedback.  NOTE: Submitting for video review is optional. If you submit, you are also agreeing to allow me to post it as an instructional example for the benefit of others at the appropriate tier for that material.

Also includes Discord benefits. (Discord is private chat/video/text server with a channel specific to this Patreon group.) Interact with other members, hang out, ask questions, get answers!

Most of the material in Technique Inferno is build on the concepts and examples found within Speed Mechanics for Lead Guitar, you don't HAVE to be working on that material to join at this level. I mean, if you are working on the rhythm guitar material in tier 2, it is fine to join here the added benefits and bonus material. 
Includes Discord benefits
  • All Troy Stetina Music Releases
  • Pre-release Viewing of New Music and Music Videos
  • General Support
  • 28 Guitar Lesson Articles
  • Metal Rhythm Guitar Video Walkthrus
  • Bonus Videos: Total Rock Guitar, Metal Lead Primer
  • Bonus Videos: How to Practice, Learning the Notes, Specific Techniques and More
  • Bonus: Tone & Gear Video
  • Metal Lead Guitar Video Walkthrus
  • Bonus: Total Rock Guitar and Master Mechanics Solo Instruction
  • How to Practice Speed Mechanics for Maximum Benefit
  • Video Review Masterclass
  • Speed Mechanics for Lead Guitar Video Tutorials

Big-Time Fan Support!

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$20
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If you're a music fan who really enjoys Troy's new project message and music and would like to support his efforts further, please consider joining this tier, Big-Time Support!

In addition to receiving pre-release material and updates (as in Tier 1), you will also have your higher level support efforts recognized in the form of appearing under "Supporters who made this video possible" in video ending credits. (Of course, if you prefer to remain anonymous, we can do that too. It's your call.)

All tiers now include Discord benefits at that tier level! Discord is private chat/video/text server specifically created for this Patreon community group. Interact with other members, hang out, ask questions, get answers!

And finally, for all those nagging questions about the finer artistic details like what the songs and/or videos mean, why I created it the way I did, etc., you can ask and be answered by Video Response!
Includes Discord benefits
  • All Troy Stetina Music Releases
  • Pre-release Viewing of New Music and Music Videos
  • General Support
  • Patron Listings on New Music Videos!
  • Video Response to Your Questions

The Face Melter

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$25
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The Face Melter tier includes everything in all of the lower tiers plus advanced soloing videos, behind the scenes footage and advanced musical concepts, such as the full series "How to Use Modes," and other adjuncts to the Fretboard Mastery method.

Sometimes, context is everything. Here you will access our live monthly Q&A zoom sessions to get answers to your specific questions in a detailed discussion format. 

Includes Discord benefits (a private chat/video/text server with a channel specific to this Patreon group.) Interact with other members, hang out, ask questions, get answers!

Again, please be aware that you don't have to be an advanced player to sign up at the Face Melter level. Many participants at this level are in fact still working in Metal Rhythm Guitar, but choose to join here for the Q&A, review, and other benefits, such as viewing the more advanced concepts in order to get a better feel for where they are headed... all for less than a cup of coffee per day!
Includes Discord benefits
  • All Troy Stetina Music Releases
  • Pre-release Viewing of New Music and Music Videos
  • General Support
  • 28 Guitar Lesson Articles
  • Metal Rhythm Guitar Video Walkthrus
  • Bonus Videos: Total Rock Guitar, Metal Lead Primer
  • Bonus Videos: How to Practice, Learning the Notes, Specific Techniques and More
  • Bonus: Tone & Gear Video
  • Metal Lead Guitar Video Walkthrus
  • Bonus: Total Rock Guitar and Master Mechanics Solo Instruction
  • How to Practice Speed Mechanics for Maximum Benefit
  • Speed Mechanics for Lead Guitar Video Tutorials
  • Video Review Masterclass
  • Advanced Soloing Video Tutorials
  • Live Q&A

Launch Pad

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$40
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Go inside the creative process! This tier includes everything in lower tiers plus songwriting and production insights. In these exclusive videos, Troy discusses his songwriting and production process in detail as he walks you thru the mixes and arrangements of his current music and/or video releases, including breakdown videos of song subcomponents. 

Includes Discord benefits. Discord is private chat/video/text server with a channel specific to this Patreon group. Interact with other members, hang out, ask questions, get answers!

Plus, after 3 months of membership at this level you will also receive a free Troy Stetina Series logo mug to warm you up on cold mornings! What could be better than that?!? 
Includes Discord benefits
  • All Troy Stetina Music Releases
  • Pre-release Viewing of New Music and Music Videos
  • General Support
  • 28 Guitar Lesson Articles
  • Metal Rhythm Guitar Video Walkthrus
  • Bonus Videos: How to Practice, Learning the Notes, Specific Techniques and More
  • Bonus: Tone & Gear Video
  • Metal Lead Guitar Video Walkthrus
  • Bonus Videos: Total Rock Guitar, Metal Lead Primer
  • Bonus: Total Rock Guitar and Master Mechanics Solo Instruction
  • How to Practice Speed Mechanics for Maximum Benefit
  • Speed Mechanics for Lead Guitar Video Tutorials
  • Video Review Masterclass
  • Advanced Soloing Video Tutorials
  • Live Q&A
  • Behind-the-Scenes Songwriting and/or Production Walkthrus
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Blackbelt Face Melt

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$150
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If you're serious about your guitar playing, this is the tier to join!

You realize that having the right guidance at the right time can make all the difference. So here you get a full hour of private video lesson time with me each month. But, like I said before, don't sweat it... you needn't demonstrate "Face Melting" technique to join at this tier. The fact is, I'm happy to work with early intermediate players, too. In fact, attentive and effective private instruction is typically HOW intermediate players become blackbelts! Well, there's a bit of practice involved, too. 🤔

In any case this tier will supercharge your technique for about $3/day, less than visiting Starbucks. Some say that's a lot. Maybe it is... But how much is your time worth? I mean, you're spending hours each day practicing. Isn't it worth a couple bucks a day to make sure you're advancing as quickly as possible instead of beating your head against a wall or ingraining bad habits? I think so.

Includes Discord benefits (a private chat/video/text server with a channel specific to this Patreon group.) Interact with other members, hang out, ask questions, get answers!

And after 3 months of Blackbelt membership, you will receive a free Troy Stetina Series logo T shirt “Mastering Metal.” Cool shirt! In black, of course. And of course you access to everything in the lower tiers as well.
Includes Discord benefits
  • All Troy Stetina Music Releases
  • Pre-release Viewing of New Music and Music Videos
  • General Support
  • 28 Guitar Lesson Articles
  • Metal Rhythm Guitar Video Walkthrus
  • Bonus Videos: How to Practice, Learning the Notes, Specific Techniques and More
  • Bonus: Tone & Gear Video
  • Bonus Videos: Total Rock Guitar, Metal Lead Primer
  • Metal Lead Guitar Video Walkthrus
  • Bonus: Total Rock Guitar and Master Mechanics Solo Instruction
  • How to Practice Speed Mechanics for Maximum Benefit
  • Speed Mechanics for Lead Guitar Video Tutorials
  • Video Review Masterclass
  • Advanced Soloing Video Tutorials
  • Live Q&A
  • Behind-the-Scenes Songwriting and/or Production Walkthrus
  • Patron Listings on New Music Videos!
  • 1 Hour Private Video Lesson with Troy each month
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  • Exclusive T-shirt - Badass wicked metal logo on black shirt. Free after 3 mo.
  • Exclusive Mug - Troy Stetina Series mug. Yours free after 3 months!

Honorary Patron

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$250
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Okay, this level is just for those of you with plenty of money and a desire to support my ongoing efforts in music and education.

Here you get access to anything and everything: all videos, a monthly private lesson if desired, signed merch, updates on current projects and plans, plus an honorary "shout out" mention as public thank you on my forthcoming music video credits. 😎

Includes Discord benefits (a private chat/video/text server with a channel dedicated to this Patreon group.) Interact with other members, hang out, ask questions, get answers!

Thank you for considering Honorary Patronage. 😁
Includes Discord benefits
  • The "Everything" Benefit!
  • General Support
  • Highest Priority Patron Listing in New Music Videos
Exclusive Merch
Fulfilled by Patreon
Includes
  • Exclusive T-shirt - Badass wicked metal logo on black shirt. Free after 3 mo.
  • Exclusive Mug - Troy Stetina Series mug. Yours free after 3 months!

About Troy Stetina

Hi, and thanks for visiting! I’m a guitarist, composer, music educator and author who likes movies with plots, good TED talks, a dark night sky and music that expands what it means to be human. I enjoy helping other artists find their creative voice. You may already be aware that I wrote the first widely published metal guitar methods back in the late 1980s, including what has become known as the "shredders Bible," Speed Mechanics for Lead Guitar. Here, I'm continuing to build a platform of high quality music instruction as well as offering my own new musical visions.

Here on Patreon, you can gain access to pre-release music as it becomes available, plus 100's of video lessons offering insight and detailed demonstrations of the music in many of the guitar methods I've done, as well as behind the scenes footage, live Q&A, submit your guitar performances for constructive feedback... oven monthly private one on one lesson time! Get the inside scoop on new products and special benefits as they become available, like signed copies and merch.

Thanks for checking out my fast-growing Patreon community! 😁  Let's do this!

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