Marc Rizzo of Soulfly – Metal Guitar: Modern Speed & Shred Level 1

Dec 28 2014

Marc Rizzo of Soulfly – Metal Guitar: Modern Speed & Shred Level 1

If you are serious about taking your guitar playing to the next level, then sink your teeth into these lessons with Marc Rizzo, one of today’s new breed of young guitarists who stands out as a master musician with phenomenal technique. Through your one-on-one tutorials with Marc, you will develop skills needed to play modern, speed, and shred metal. Learn scales spanning the entire neck, power chords, speed picking, tapping, Marc’s personal bending technique, and an arsenal of riffs for you to play. He will even show you how to get that growling heavy metal sound. This is a...

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Mike Portnoy – Drums of Thought

Dec 21 2014

Mike Portnoy – Drums of Thought

Mike’s Drum-cam footage from Dream Theaters Train of Thought recording sessions. Audio Options include: Full Band; Studio and an Audio Commentary with Mike. Includes all tracks from Train of Thought (with the exception of “Vacant”) in their entirety. This video is part of the so-called Portnoy Archives, which include the following video schools: Ten Degrees of Turbulent Drumming, Drums Across Forever, Drums of Thought, Live at Budokan и Drumavarium. Michael Stephen “Mike” Portnoy is an American drummer primarily known as the former drummer, backing vocalist, and a co-founder of the progressive metal band Dream Theater, as well as the...

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Buz McGrath – 7-String Fretribution: Rhythms & Leads

Dec 08 2014

Buz McGrath – 7-String Fretribution: Rhythms & Leads

The 7-String guitar is the foundation that gives some of popular music, especially heavy metal its ferocious sound. In this program, Buz McGrath of Unearth reveals his lead and song writing techniques. Learn sweep arpeggios, 7 string minor seventh arpeggios, hammer pull off runs and shred riffs spanning the neck. Buz teaches his unique way of creating harmony sections and pivoting lead techniques. Learn how to construct songs using the combination of single note riffs and power chords and how to add harmony guitar counterparts to create interesting full rhythms. Understand how to play 7-string syncopated and odd time...

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Michael Angelo Batio – Speed Kills 2010

Dec 05 2014

Michael Angelo Batio – Speed Kills 2010

Speed Kills 2010 is the first complete overhaul of the original Speed Kills program. The original course was created in 1991 by Michael Angelo Batio and soon gained the reputation as “the shredder’s bible.” It explains advanced picking techniques as taught by the fastest guitarist on the planet. Speed Kills 2010 by Michael Angelo Batio Explains These Techniques: Alternate picking, Economy picking, Legato technique / hammer and pull, Hybrid picking, Fretboard tapping. This is not just for shred guitar. It’s not just for neoclassical style. It’s not even designed to teach you to play as fast as Michael Angelo...

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German Schauss – Serious Shred: Advanced Techniques

Nov 18 2014

German Schauss – Serious Shred: Advanced Techniques

German Schauss Serious Shred Advanced Techniques download DVD with PDF book. There’s a ton of material presented, covering various topics. Alternate picking, sweep picking, hybrid picking, inside/outside picking, tapping, string skipping, arpeggios… things you might except in a book titled “Serious Shred.” However, there’s some nice surprises, such as vibrato bar tricks, rhythmic phrasing, slap/pop playing, chordal Hendrix stuff, and a very cool section on exotic scales. Highly recommended for teachers, students, and players looking to get into this style. Advanced players could benefit from it too. Get this book and a metronome and you’re good to go. This...

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How To Play Hard Rock & Heavy Metal Guitar (Guitar World)

Oct 23 2014

How To Play Hard Rock & Heavy Metal Guitar (Guitar World)

Learn to play rock and metal today with our How to Play Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Guitar DVD. Containing more than 90 minutes of lessons and hundreds of examples, How to Play Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Guitar will show you how to play like a metal god using power chords, killer riffs, power soloing and tricks for beginning, intermediate and advanced players. You’ll rip like Zakk Wylde, crank like Dimebag Darrell, solo like Kirk Hammett and riff like Tony Iommi. Our rhythm and lead tutorial covers everything from the classic Seventies rock of Led Zeppelin to metal...

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Cobus Potgieter – The DVD

Sep 07 2014

Cobus Potgieter – The DVD

The 2 DVD set consists of lessons, taught from my perspective and focusing heavily on teaching YOURSELF how to play RIGHT, that way I am still learning every day. There are tutorials on recording drums, mixing audio, and filming and editing you own videos. Some lessons are about technicality and learning specific things, where others focus on thinking outside the box; how to become creative and how to think differently about drumming. At the end of these lessons you will be well on your way to discovering and enjoying your own totally unique style, as I have. A Documentary...

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Thomas Lang – Creative Coordination And Advanced Foot Technique

Aug 13 2014

Thomas Lang – Creative Coordination And Advanced Foot Technique

This three-disc, seven-hour set presents a cutting-edge approach to 21st-century drumming with particular emphasis on coordination and foot technique. In a step-by-step approach that starts slowly and simply, Thomas lays out a clear and concise method for working up to the kinds of fast, complex and challenging beats that have pushed the boundaries of contemporary Rock, Metal and Fusion music.   Sections Include: Advanced Foot-Technique Exercises – Covers the use of single and double-stroke patterns, flam and double-stroke accent patterns and exercises, along with a series of rudimental workouts that show how Thomas has developed the technique for playing...

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Derek Roddy – Drum Clinic

Jul 18 2014

Derek Roddy – Drum Clinic

Some that play drums focus on speed, some on fills or solos. At the heart of a true musician there is: a drive to better oneself, the will to control your playing and eagerness to explore and sometimes expand the boundaries in music. In a world full of new bands and drummers popping up every day there are only a handful that stand at the top, apart from the flock. These top musicians vary from genre to genre, at least at first glance. In reality the sign of a great musician and not just a ‘player’ is the ability...

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Virgil Donati – Online Masterclasses

May 16 2014

Virgil Donati – Online Masterclasses

It is a set of small on-line masterclass videos of Virgil Donati issued on January 2004 (for premium members). Virgil Donati (born October 22, 1958) is an Australian professional drummer, frequent drum clinician and a producer. He is currently playing with the band Planet X alongside many side projects. Virgil is perhaps most well known for his fast, highly technical drumming skills. He holds the drum sticks in the traditional style and is also proficient at the keyboard. His Pearl drum kit consists of a 22×18 bass drum, 10×9 tom, 12×9 tom, 14×12 tom, 16×16 floor tom, 18×16 floor...

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