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Ultimate Shred Machine
  • Build Devastating Speed and Accuracy
  • Master Flawless Shred Guitar
  • Learn Advanced Picking, Tapping and Legato

The Ultimate Guide to Mastering Shred Guitar Technique with Chris Zoupa

Forget vanilla ‘safe space’ guides and make way for the Ultimate Shred Machine – the ultimate guide to shred guitar picking, tapping and sweeping!

In this no-nonsense guide to shred guitar, seasoned teacher and YouTube sensation Chris Zoupa cuts through the mystery and misinformation that shrouds guitar technique, and expertly guides you through the essential skills that’ll super-charge your rock guitar playing.

Drawing from a rich tapestry of shred guitar techniques, and the styles of the players who have made them famous, Ultimate Shred Machine is a solid foundation of virtuoso guitar technique and picks up where other guitar methods stop.

What you’ll learn:

  • • How to play flawless shred guitar, taught in an easy-to-follow manner
  • • The secrets of fast alternate picking guitar technique
  • • How to sweep-pick arpeggios the right way and avoid common mistakes
  • • Legato guitar technique in the styles of Satriani, Govan and Gilbert
  • • Exotic scale runs in the styles of Malmsteen, Skolnick and Laiho
  • • Neo-classical metal guitar exercises and licks
  • • Simple to advanced guitar tapping techniques
  • • Over 100 exercises and guitar licks with FREE supporting audio to download
  • • Great tips on guitar tone and the use of distortion


Bonus 1: Learn how to practise with a metronome… the right way. Master hand synchronicity, and optimise your picking technique

Bonus 2: Discover how to spice up your guitar playing with blue notes, exotic scales, modes and arpeggios

Shred like a Boss!

  • • Have you hit a brick wall when it comes to increasing your speed on guitar?
  • • Do you struggle with advanced shredding techniques such as sweep-picking and tapping?
  • • Would you like to learn the shred guitar secrets that will help you break out of your rut?


After the 100th student asked him, “How do I play faster?”, Chris Zoupa decided to write the definite guide to shred guitar. This book lays a solid foundation of correct guitar technique… and goes way beyond!


  • • Speed picking, tapping, legato and sweep picking
  • • The right way to practise with a metronome to increase your picking speed on guitar
  • • How to break down and master scary rhythms and time signatures
  • • How to avoid the common sweep-picking mistakes all guitarists make
  • • How and when to use economy picking
  • • Over 100 Exercises to help you nail perfect guitar technique whilst learning melodic lines

Here’s What You Get:

In-depth chapters dedicated to:

  • • Shredding tips, tricks and licks
  • • The secrets of smooth legato playing
  • • Tapping on single and multiple strings
  • • Sweep-picking arpeggios, tips and exercises
  • • Plus, notation and tab for every example with studio-quality audio to download FREE


Hear it!

Ultimate Shred Machine contains over 100 exercises and supporting audio examples so you can hear exactly how each lick should sound

Buy it now and start your journey to shred guitar mastery


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