Total Guitar January 2008 (#171)
Dec 24 2011
Total Guitar is an interactive guitar magazine. Every issue brings songs to learn, with CD audio to help you play along, reviews of all the latest guitar equipment, and interviews with all the biggest names in the guitar world! Total Guitar regularly contains tablature for Rock, Acoustic, Punk, Blues, Classic Rock and Metal, as well as detailed profiles of guitarists and their specific techniques and playing styles. Total Guitar is aimed at players who would like to learn how to play guitar, with dedicated beginner tutorials in acoustic and electric guitar, as well as helping those who can already play guitar to develop their playing style and learn new techniques and songs.
Total Guitar is mainly focused on tuition, but also has an expert gear reviews section that looks at the latest guitar equipment including guitars, amplifiers, pedals and accessories. Total Guitar also secures many exclusive interviews with guitarists from all kinds of genres and levels of playing, and has an in-depth features section. Total Guitar January 2008 (#171) contents:
- Foo Fighters – Dave Grohl and Chris Shiflett on being guitarists, husbands, fathers and die-hard music fans
- TG Goes AAA! Backstage, guitar shopping and at home with rock stars: join TG for 24 pages of access all areas!
- Black Crusade Tour
- The Donnas
- Black Stone Cherry
- Bullets & Octane
- Time to Practise – With TG’s workouts, there’s always time to practise!
- Icon: Kerry King – Behold the King of thrash!
- What I’ve learned: Michael Angelo Batio – V-flicking, crazy haired shredder
- Rocked & Rated: Group Test: signature axes under 300 Pounds; Round-up: little amps; Encore Blaster Series E2; Takamine EG5403SC-VFT; Ed’s Shed
- Who says instrumentals are for geeks? This monstrous Mastodon track is all guitars!
- Rock some stadium-sized riffs with the heavyweight Legacy Classic Diamond
- Kings of Leon – Charmer
- Mastodon – Bladecatcher
- System of a Down – B.Y.O.B.
- The Coral – Dreaming Of You
- Strum-along:ASH – Girl From Mars
- Strum-along: the Zutons – Valerie
- Novice – Try out even more extensions to the minor pentatonic scale
- Video lesson: Marty Friedman – Speed up your riffing with this Megadeth ‘spider fingering’
- Video Lesson: John 5 – Another impressive picking technique from TG’s shredmeister
- Video lesson: Alex Skolnick – Rev up your blues licks with help from the Dorian mode
- Mojo Masters: John Lee Hooker – Meet the dude who put the boogie into the blues
- Get your Grades – Ace your exams with the help of our Rockschool and RGT columns
Includes original mp3 tracks and videos
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