Synopses & Reviews
With lessons covering more than a dozen sure-fire techniques, this book/CD combo is designed to light a fire under any player’s fingers. Shredding is difficult, but Shred!
breaks it down by demystifying guitar solos that sound intimidating on record. The book is about technique first, with a fearsome roster of shred's biggest stars revealing their tricks. Each chapter tackles one killer technique in depth. Guitarists are walked through these skill sets with a hands-on approach, and are shown connections to the monster players who employ the technique.
With this book, guitarists can switch gears from careful chord progressions by unleashing their inner shredder, ready to blister the paint right off the walls and annihilate any nonbelievers.
With knuckle-busting lessons covering surefire techniques, Shred will light a napalm-hot blaze under your fingers and kick your playing up to ludicrous speed Shredding is a challenge, but this book breaks it down, demystifying guitar solos that sound intimidating on record. Each chapter examines one killer technique in-depth, including: sweep picking, thrash-chording, blues shredding, tapping, legato playing, and the whammy bar. The CD includes each exercise demonstrated.