John Petrucci – Rock Discipline

Dec 01 2016

John Petrucci – Rock Discipline

There are plenty of instructional videos made by players that are well know for their playing…and not for their teaching. Unfortunately many of these videos usually ignore vitual issues, and without those key aspects, there’s a limit to what you can learn. Now this is not the case with Rock Discipline. John provides us a very solid video, that covers a wide range of techniques, from simple warm-up and stretching exercises, to legato and sweep picking, making it one of the top recommendations for aspiring rock guitarists. John’s a great teacher, and instead of “drowning” the viewer with information,...

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Nicko McBrain – Rhythms Of The Beast

Nov 26 2016

Nicko McBrain – Rhythms Of The Beast

Nicko Mcbrain, the powerhouse drummer behind the group Iron Maiden, demonstrates what it takes to be a successful musician. Nicko covers tuning, warm-up exercises, choosing cymbals and pedals, and soloing. From rudiments to soloing, cymbals to miking, it’s all here, including a live performance! McBrain is an English musician, best known as the drummer of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, which he joined in 1982. Having played in small pub bands from the age of 14, upon leaving school McBrain paid his bills with session work before he joined a variety of artists, such as Streetwalkers, Pat...

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Learn to play Randy Rhoads: The Solos

Nov 19 2016

Learn to play Randy Rhoads: The Solos

This excellent DVD will show you how to nail five solos by the classical influenced metal Guitar legend! The accompanying CD includes Guitar jam tracks for each solo section at slow, medium and full tempos so you can learn each solo at your own pace and steadily build up to full speed. Randy is the reason Jackson guitars is in business today, being the designer of the first model, the “Concorde”, which is now known as the “Rhoads” shape. He used classical modes and pentatonics, diatonics, hexatonics, and more to create fluid, melodic riffs and lead lines. He set...

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Mark Tremonti – The Sound and The Story

Nov 17 2016

Mark Tremonti – The Sound and The Story

Step inside the mind of one of today’s most influential rock guitarists. This all-access video couples instruction with the inside story of a self-taught guitarist who has made it to the biggest stages in the world. From techniques and exercises to writing and performing, Mark gives a comprehensive look at his playing and the ways he pushes himself to continue developing as an artist. Also included are in-depth guest lessons by Myles Kennedy, Michael Angelo Batio, Troy Stetina, Rusty Cooley and Bill Peck, making this the most informative and well-rounded guitar instruction video of all time. Mark Tremonti walks...

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Phil Capone – 100 Killer Riffs and Fills for Rock Guitar

Nov 12 2016

Phil Capone – 100 Killer Riffs and Fills for Rock Guitar

100 Killer Riffs and Fills for Rock Guitar is a beautiful, easy-to-read hardcover book with chapters on intro riffs, verse riffs, and chorus riffs, guitarists will learn to build out a song like a professional. The fills can help smooth out the music to sound polished and perfect. Different types of music like blues, classic rock, heavy metal, progressive, alternative rock, and fusion will catch the ear of any musician. Good selection of songs to choose from. This book has been written with just one objective in mind: to turn readers into proficient rock guitarists. It achieves this through...

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German Schauss – Shredding The Composers

Nov 09 2016

German Schauss – Shredding The Composers

Shredding the Composers: Heavy Metal Guitar Meets 8 of the World’s Greatest Classical Composers. Some of the most brilliant and virtuosic music of all time was written during the baroque, classical, and romantic periods by composers like Beethoven, Handel, Vivaldi, Mozart, and Chopin. Many of these exciting musical works are perfect for shredders of any era and take on a whole new life when adapted for heavy metal guitar. This collection of 10 classical masterpieces for shred guitar provides theoretical analysis to help you apply what you learn to your own compositions and soloing. Every piece features innovative techniques...

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Jam With Led Zeppelin

Nov 09 2016

Jam With Led Zeppelin

This superb DVD will will teach you the monster riffs and rock infused blues soloing techniques that laid the foundations of heavy rock! The hugely popular ‘JAM with’ book and CD series has now been upgraded to a DVD+CD format. Learn to play seven songs at your own pace in a series of easy to understand visual lessons on DVD. Once you have mastered the songs you can jam along with a professional session band. The complete backing tracks, recorded with live drums, bass, keyboards and rhythm guitar where applicable are supplied on CD in each ‘JAM with’ title....

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Aquiles Priester – The Infallible Reason of My Freak Drumming

Nov 05 2016

Aquiles Priester – The Infallible Reason of My Freak Drumming

Brazilian heavy metal drummer Aquiles Priester is synonymous with power drumming. In this footage, Aquiles takes you through the ins and outs of his style using the repertoire he is known for. Particular attention is paid to double bass drum technique. Bonus footage includes performances and drum solos by Mr. Priester himself. Aquiles has received recognition for his drumming and his DVD from the Modern Drummer 2010 Readers Poll (USA): fifth-best prog drummer and third-best educational DVD. If you’ve heard any of Aquiles recordings with Angra or Hangar, you will have noticed (especially if you’re a drummer) his very...

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Mark John Sternal – Phrase By Phrase Guitar Method: Classic Metallica

Nov 02 2016

Mark John Sternal – Phrase By Phrase Guitar Method: Classic Metallica

The Phrase By Phrase Guitar Method explores some of the greatest guitarists of all time, breaking their complex styles into simple, recognizable phrases. Thorough, easy-to-understand descriptions teach proper finger placement and technique, followed by half-speed practice tempos and combined sections that are played at full speed. This issue of Phrase By Phrase explores the popular guitar styles of James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett from Metallica’s Kill ‘Em All, Ride The Lightning, Master Of Puppets and …And Justice For All albums. Learn the most intricate details of Metallica’s impressive guitar style, while improving your own playing and creativity. If you...

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Drum Tips – Double Bass Drumming

Oct 30 2016

Drum Tips – Double Bass Drumming

Drum Tips brings together some of the world’s greatest drummers, each providing his own insights on music and the drums. Double Bass Drumming features Terry Bozzio, Rod Morgenstein, Joe Franco and Simon Phillips, offering tips on exercises, beats, fills, and solo ideas. This in-depth practical information from the pros will be valuable for beginning and experienced double bass drummers. Excellent DVD with hands-on (feet-on?) explanations by all the double bass drum players. Top props to Terry Bozzio and Joe Franco for their beginning level techniques and exercises. It’s a good drums video skills for amateur drummer. The lesson from...

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