The Beginning Hard Rock & Metal (Guitar World)

Apr 25 2015

The Beginning Hard Rock & Metal (Guitar World)

The Beginning Hard Rock & Metal DVD is a complete course for players who are just getting started in the world of heavy music. You’ll learn everything you need to know about gear, tone and techniques from buying the right guitar, amp and effects to riffing like Pantera, power chording like Metallica and shredding like Disturbed. With more than 120 minutes of lessons, Beginning Hard Rock & Metal DVD will take you from “wannabe” to “metal god” in practically no time at all. The Beginning Hard Rock & Metal DVD will teach you: How to Get a Hard Rock/Metal...

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Gene Hoglan – The Atomic Clock

Apr 23 2015

Gene Hoglan – The Atomic Clock

Legendary extreme-metal drummer Gene Hoglan (Fear Factory, Dethklok, Strapping Young Lad, Testament, Death, Dark Angel) brings forth his long-awaited instructional DVD, “The Atomic Clock”. The disc showcases Hoglan’s three decades of experience of performing and recording with the world’s most well-known metal bands such as Devin Townsend, Dark Angel, Death, Dethklok, Strapping Young Lad, Testament, Zimmer’s Hole, and most recently Fear Factory, along with many others on his resume. Offering two hours of pure metal drumming fury, Gene shells out his pounding arsenal to drummers and music fans intrigued to understand what makes “The Clock” tick. Featuring nine full...

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Guitar Play-Along Volume 10 – 90s Rock

Apr 02 2015

Guitar Play-Along Volume 10 – 90s Rock

The Guitar Play-Along DVD Series lets you hear and see how to play songs like never before. Just watch, listen and learn! Each song starts with a lesson from a professional guitar teacher. Then, the teacher performs the complete song along with professionally recorded backing tracks. You can choose to turn the guitar off if you want to play along or leave the guitar in the mix to hear how it should sound. You can also choose from three viewing options: fret hand with tab, wide view with tab, pick & fret hands close-up. Each DVD includes great songs...

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Fred Sokolow – Travis Picking for Beginners

Mar 27 2015

Fred Sokolow – Travis Picking for Beginners

Merle Travis’ brilliant fingerpicking style inspired Chet Atkins and generations of country, folk, bluegrass and rock guitarists. Travis picking is a very complete use of the guitar: when you play steady, alternating bass notes with your thumb and pick melodies with your fingers you’re playing lead, rhythm and bass all by yourself. But how do you keep that thumb-bass independent so it doesn’t get derailed when your fingers pick the melody? Fred makes it easy for beginners or intermediate guitarists by breaking it all down and taking each song step by step. First you learn the melody, then add...

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Bass Day 1997 – Highlights

Mar 25 2015

Bass Day 1997 – Highlights

Bass Day ’97 was a historic event organized by the Bass Collective NYC and Bass Player Magazine. Already announced as an annual affair, the inaugural Bass Day brought together world class bassists, equipment manufacturers, bass students, and bass fans from all over the globe for unforgettable, all-day show that included clinics, demonstrations, interviews and all-star jam session. Bass Day Highlights contains perfomances, instructional material, and post- clinic comments from all 6 Bass Day clinicians, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at 10 incredible hours the bass world will never forget. Included are jazz virtuoso John Patitucci on acoustic bass...

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The Guitar Artistry Of Bill Frisell

Mar 16 2015

The Guitar Artistry Of Bill Frisell

William Richard “Bill” Frisell is an American guitarist, composer and arranger. One of the leading guitarists in jazz since the late 1980s, Frisell’s eclectic music touches on progressive folk, classical music, country music, noise and more. He is known for using an array of effects to create unique sounds from his instrument. Bill Frisell keeps flying after passing the borders of jazz and rock. He stands out among contemporary guitarists for his innovative playing style and unique sound. This instructional DVD introduces Frisell’s playing and presents his individual approach in detail. Designed for intermediate to advanced guitarists, this DVD...

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The Commandments of R&B Drumming by Zoro

Feb 17 2015

The Commandments of R&B Drumming by Zoro

The Commandments of R&B Drumming: A Comprehensive Guide to Soul, Funk and Hip Hop. The Commandments of R&B Drumming is a historical and in-depth study of R&B drumming, from soul to funk to hip-hop, written by world-renowned session & live drummer Zoro (Lenny Kravitz, Bobby Brown, Sean Lennon). Topics include practice tips, developing the funky bass drum and hi-hat, creating and playing with loops, and what are considered the Ten Commandments of Soul, Funk, and Hip-Hop (the top ten recordings from each era). This book not only pays homage to the R&B drummers of the past, but gives the...

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Troy Stetina – Hard Rock (Guitar Signature Licks)

Feb 16 2015

Troy Stetina – Hard Rock (Guitar Signature Licks)

Internationally acknowledged guitarist and instructor Troy Stetina offers a step-by-step breakdown of eight hard rock classics featuring some of rock’s greatest guitar moments. Learn the tricks, riffs, techniques and styles that make these eight songs some of the most instantly recognisable and best-loved guitar anthems ever recorded, with painstaking explanations and detailed discussions to help you get them mastered. Includes such legendary classics as Ozzy’s Bark At The Moon, Van Halen’s reworking of You Really Got Me, and the thunder of Judas Priest’s Living After Midnight. A good instructional DVD to learn the 8 songs included. Notice that this...

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Jeff Loomis – Super Shred Guitar: Master Class (Guitar World)

Feb 10 2015

Jeff Loomis – Super Shred Guitar: Master Class (Guitar World)

In our ultimate DVD guide, Super Shred, you’ll learn hundreds of soloing tricks and tips from Nevermore’s Jeff Loomis! Jeff Loomis is known for playing the seven-string guitar exclusively, and some of the lessons incorporate the seventh string; however, they can be adapted for use on the six-string guitar. This follow-up to Guitar DVD: Learn Shred Guitar gives you extended lessons on scale studies, sweep picking, modes, arpeggios and writing heavy riffs. With 60 minutes of lessons and TAB in our digital booklet, the Super Shred DVD is the master class you need to take your shredding to the...

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Pure Energy – Tony Royster Jr.

Feb 05 2015

Pure Energy – Tony Royster Jr.

Tony Royster’s follow up to his hit video “Common Ground” is nothing but Pure Energy! Overhead camera angles capture every fill as Tony and band weave their way through several musical styles -from R&B to Fusion, Jazz and Rock it’s all here! Hip-Hop drumming superstar Nisan Stewart joins in as the two solo side by side, then rap about their influences and discuss the finer points of laying it down. Next, Tony breaks down his hand and foot technique, demonstrates his fluid soloing style and talks gear, all in High Definition and 5.1 Surround. Get Pure Energy and get...

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