Jam with Dream Theater

Jan 13 2016

Jam with Dream Theater

Learn seven Dream Theater tracks with Andy James. This superb DVD will teach you to play seven tracks from this award winning progressive rock band highlighting the technical proficiency of guitar virtuoso John Petrucci. Includes guitar jam tracks. Double DVD set shows you how to play seven tracks that span more that a decade (1992 TO 2009) of Dream Theater music. Andy James, a well respected guitarist and teacher is well placed to take you through these challenging guitar parts, as he explores the demanding rhythms and solos of John Petrucci. Techniques that are explored include alternate picking, sweeping...

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Vivian Campbell – Lead Master Class

Dec 31 2015

Vivian Campbell – Lead Master Class

Learn from one of the best rock players and teachers around! Vivian Campbell is best known for his work with Whitesnake, Dio, Trinity, and his contributions to Hear’n Aid. In this DVD, Vivian takes the beginning electric guitarist from the basic level up to playing more advanced techniques and styles. As one of rock’s true wunderkinds, Vivian helps ward off bad habits and shows you how rock guitar should really be played! You’ll never miss a note with these unique features: see the music and the tablature on screen as it’s being played; all right- and left-hand techniques are...

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Rusty Cooley – Shred Guitar Manifesto

Dec 05 2015

Rusty Cooley – Shred Guitar Manifesto

Rusty Cooley’s first instructional release at Chops From Hell. The “Rusty Cooley – Shred Guitar Manifesto” digital video features 82 examples (32 examples from the “Legato Workout” section, and 50 examples from “The Licks” section); plus two compositions featuring Rusty’s Fretboard-Charring Chops: “The Butcher” and “Hillbilly Militia”. Included is the 17 page booklet file containing the “Rusty Cooley – Shred Guitar Manifesto” lesson tab/chart examples. Rusty Cooley, is an American guitarist from Houston, Texas, United States, known for his highly refined guitar technique. He is regarded as one of the fastest guitarists in the United States and a master...

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20 Essential Metal Licks (Guitar World)

Nov 26 2015

20 Essential Metal Licks (Guitar World)

Master the essential metal techniques used by artists like Metallica, Pantera, Slayer, Dream Theater, Iron Maiden and many others. In the feature-filled 20 Essential Metal Licks Lick Pack DVD, you’ll learn the essentials of metal guitar playing, such as two-note harmonies and power chords, alternate-picking and hammer-on accents, pentatonic wide-stretch leads, string-skipping arpeggios, fast alternate picking, legato arpeggios and more! You’ll also be treated to artist-specific licks, including melodies a la Metallica and Testament, Dimebag Darrell-style picking techniques and Slayer-inspired thrash! With more than 60 minutes of instruction, you’ll learn to play in the styles of: Dimebag Darrell John...

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Legendary Drum Licks: Metallica 1988-1997

Nov 06 2015

Legendary Drum Licks: Metallica 1988-1997

A Step-by-Step Breakdown of Metallica’s Drum Grooves and Fills. Learn the trademark drum grooves and fills behind one of the most influential metal bands of all time. Lessons provided by Nathan Kilen. Nathan Kilen shows 1-3 licks of each song and explains. This is your chance to learn Lars Ulrich’s techniques and tricks. Metallica is an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles, California. The band’s fast tempos, instrumentals, and aggressive musicianship placed them as one of the founding “big four” bands of thrash metal, alongside Anthrax, Megadeth, and Slayer.   Songs include: One Enter Sandman Sad But...

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Stanton Moore – A Modern Approach To New Orleans Drumming

Oct 03 2015

Stanton Moore – A Modern Approach To New Orleans Drumming

The second DVD from Stanton Moore shows you how to blend simple ideas with the traditional Second Line to create a new approach to New Orleans drumming. The unique flavour of New Orleans has grown from the combination of African, European, Afro-Cuban and Afro-Haitian styles that are characteristic of this famously multi-cultural city. This special tutorial gives you the tools to bring character and inflection to your beats whilst staying true to the underlying groove. You will discover Stanton’s personal approach to incorporating Mambo, Guaguanco, Shuffle, Boogaloo, Bossa-Nova and Samba with Second Line drumming to add a contemporary flair...

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Thomas Lang – Creative Control

Sep 06 2015

Thomas Lang – Creative Control

Learn to play drums like Thomas Lang! Thomas Lang presents the unique and innovative system that he has used to develop his awesome speed, control, finesse and coordination-a step-by-step system that will allow you to hone your drumming chops so that you can play more effectively, in any style of music. This double DVD production has tons of exercices for hands and feet and invaluable ideas for today’s drummers. It covers everything form rudiments to cross-sticking. His last solo is memorable. Chapters include: Advanced technique for hands and feet Applied rudiments and orchestration Dynamic foot control Sticktricks and showmanship...

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Carmine Appice – Ultimate Realistic Rock

Sep 01 2015

Carmine Appice – Ultimate Realistic Rock

Drumming legend Carmine Appice has once again updated the best-selling drumset book in the history of rock drumming. In addition to the classic information on basic rock rhythms and polyrhythms, linear rudiments and groupings, hi-hat and double bass drum exercises, and shuffle rhythms and syncopation exercises, Carmine has included over 20 new pages and a second CD of fresh material. The recordings have been re-mastered, with updates including three new play-along tracks and audio examples that correspond with the new sections on odd-time signatures, hands and feet combinations, and rave/dance drumming.   Language: English Year: 2007 Country: USA Running...

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Gus G. – Lead & Rhythm Techniques

Aug 31 2015

Gus G. – Lead & Rhythm Techniques

Gus G, founding member of Firewind, is latest guitarist to join Ozzy’s roster of legendary axmen who have been key to shaping his iconic sound. In this program, Gus reveals the secrets that have propelled him into the guitar stratosphere and shows you how to incorporate them into your playing. Learn the natural minor and Phrygian major scales, patterns, scale sequences and full neck runs he uses to take control of the fretboard and form soulful leads that rip into shred masterpieces. Learn diminished sweep and chromatic arpeggios, emotional bending techniques and how to create a minor 3rd harmony...

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Gavin Harrison – Rhythmic Visions

Aug 13 2015

Gavin Harrison – Rhythmic Visions

Over the years Gavin Harrison, the drummer with Porcupine Tree since 2002, has written a series of highly acclaimed books and DVDs that are all concerned with creating illusions whether it’s the illusion of creating a new downbeat or a new tempo, etc. Gavin has become widely known for taking metric modulations, polyrhythms, and rhythmically displaced grooves used by some of the world’s greatest drummers and breaking them down into a series of easily understandable exercises. In the process, however, he has succeeded in creating concepts much farther advanced than their originators have ever imagined.This DVD provides an in-depth...

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