Watch the Hammer-ons From Nowhere online guitar lesson by Dave Celentano from Classical Concepts for Rock Guitar

Although not genre specific, hard rock and shred style guitarists like George Lynch, Edward Van Halen, and Guthrie Govan have produced great results using hammer-ons from nowhere in their playing. Any finger can be used for a hammer-on from nowhere, but in this example the pinkie finger is chosen to develop the hammer-on from nowhere technique. Try playing these hammer-on from nowhere ideas over this repeating chord progression: Bm7 - E9.