YOUSICIAN LAUNCHES THREE BEGINNER COURSES INVITE FANS TO LEARN TO PLAY ALONGSIDE THE MULTI-GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING BAND

Hadley SpanierHead of Artist Partnerships at Yousician, said, “Metallica x Yousician lessons bring guitarists closer to the master musicians they idolize. Players will have the opportunity to learn to play like Metallica right from Metallica! unique unparalleled access to the band with Yousician’s artificial intelligence technology so guitarists in training can not only learn from the masters, but also get the feedback they need to improve.Players will feel like they belong of the band, playing alongside their idols as they try to master some of the greatest guitar songs of all time.”

Metallica x Yousician’s unique classes will offer fans the chance to feel like members of their favorite band, as well as exclusive access to the band members’ creative process and influences. The three guitar lessons focus on riffs, lead and rhythm, and allow players to learn directly from James and Kirk. Brand new videos with the band created exclusively for the course will provide tips and tricks to guide guitarists in learning everything from the secrets of downpicking with James, to great lead riffs, to discovering the real way to play those killer riffs they’ve been listening to on repeat for years.

From there, players can take that information and put it to use, learning and playing side-by-side with the band through personalized, AI-infused interactive lessons created using the band’s original masters of ten of their greatest hits — Enter Sandman, Nothing Else Matters, One, Fade to Black, Welcome Home (Sanitarium), The Unforgiven, Battery, Mama Said, Master of Puppets, and For Whom the Bell Tolls. As players learn to master these mega anthems and rock riffs, the Yousician platform’s patented artificial intelligence technology will provide real-time feedback on their performance so they can continue to develop at best of their rockstar.

As well as giving fans the chance to up their game alongside the band, Metallica’s classes will also include interviews with all four band members, James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrichand Robert Trujillo – who takes fans through their creative process, technique practice, pre-show rituals and what it’s really like to be a part of this amazing band.

Metallica x Yousician is the latest Yousician course created in partnership with famous musicians. Past courses have featured world renowned artists Jason Mraz and Juanes in partnership with Duolingo.

Yousician’s proprietary audio recognition artificial intelligence technology and engaging interactive learning techniques have helped the platform quickly become the leading music learning platform. Breakthrough in digital music learning has helped Yousician reach over 20 million monthly active users and attract major investors including Amazon’s Alexa Fund, founder of Zynga Marc PincusTrivago co-founder Rolf Schromgens and MPL Ventures.

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About Yousician:

Yousician is the world’s leading platform for learning and playing music, driven by the belief that the more people play music, the better the world will be. With a combined total of 20 million monthly users, the platform’s breakthrough products, Yousician and GuitarTunaare leaders in their field.

Yousician has revolutionized the way people learn and play music with innovative technology that gives players real-time feedback. It offers interactive guitar, bass, ukulele, piano and vocal learning with lessons, exercises and songs.

GuitarTuna is the world’s #1 instrument tuner, delivering the fastest, easiest, and most accurate tuning anytime, anywhere. Users can experience over 100 chords on 15 instruments, including chromatic and custom options. And GuitarTuna’s new Play feature introduces AI “Smart Scroll” technology that makes it the app of choice for tuning and playing for guitarists everywhere.

Yousician and GuitarTuna are available for download on the App Store and Google Play Store. The Yousician platform can be used on any phone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer. GuitarTuna is available on all mobile devices or tablets.

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Media Contact: Natacha WeberDirector of Communications – 646-427-1635 / [email protected]

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