The song we’re looking at is off of their incredibly successful “American Idiot” album and is the first track off of it. This is quite a fast track, clocking in at 176 beats per minute, but because the rhythms are all quarter and eighth notes, it’s quite easy to play.
"Goodbye" covers a 20 bar solo over a punk/rock progression. The first aim of demonstration is some simple, yet effective pentatonic ideas and extra note choice. Another highlight is how to build your solo through "gears", building up to the fast flashy stuff, which is essential for a coherent & interesting structure