SYNYSTER GaTeS

Musician, songwriter & lead guitarist for Avenged Sevenfold.

Brian Haner Sr is not only Syn's Papa, but a Pro musician who has spent more than 40 years as a guitarist, recording and touring with musicians ranging from Avenged Sevenfold, Tower of Power, to Frank Zappa. 

PapA GateS

SCHOOL'S IN SESSION.
SYN'S SCHOOL.

Free guitar tutorials, contests, schwag, concert tix and unreleased behind-the-scenes footage from Synyster Gates & Papa Gates

ONE OF THE GREATEST GUITARISTS OF ALL-TIME SHARES HIS SECRETS

BEHIND THE SCENES

How Syn and Papa Gates practice,  write, record and perform.

INTERACTIVE PLAYTHROUGHS

Synced music notations and tablature with audio and video recordings.

STOP WASTING TIME

Guided step-by-step instructions to better your playing and composition.

Detailed how-to videos, guitar curriculums for beginners & experts alike with tips, tricks and commentary.


Discover how to dial in the right tone, how to write and perform solos & how to play faster, cleaner, and more melodic.

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