Master The Rhythm Guitar Secrets of Rock & Metal’s Pioneers
Rip some holes in your skinny jeans and get out your headbands – it’s time to rock out like it’s 1987 and discover the style that defined a generation.
1980s Rock Rhythm Guitar Mastery is a deep dive into creating and playing authentic 1980s hard rock and metal rhythm parts, from the glammed-up Sunset Strip to fist-raising Bay Area thrash.
A Magnum Opus of Rock Guitar Secrets
1980s Rock Rhythm Guitar Mastery takes you on a Crazy Train ride through the decade of big hair and even bigger riffs… and just like Bill and Ted, you’ll discover that there’s plenty to learn from going back in time to study the creative pioneers of rock and metal. Phone box not required!
Of course, you’re going to learn some great sound-alike riffs, but this book is all about teaching you to think like the iconic players who created these unforgettable guitar parts.
- Mick Mars
- Reb Beach
- Warren DeMartini
- Michael Shenker
- James Hetfield
- Eddie Van Halen
- Yngwie Malmsteen
- George Lynch
- Paul Gilbert
A Battery of Powerful Rhythm Guitar Riffs
Not only will you instantly expand your riff playing, you’ll also get equipped to write your own face-melting rhythm guitar parts.
You’ll master a range of creative rhythm-writing skills, including…
- Killer Zakk Wilde and Slash-style riffs
- Total dynamic mastery
- Tight part writing using harmonised scales
- Spicing up common chord sequences, just like Eddie Van Halen
- The secret chord fragment approach used by Schenker, Malmsteen and Norum
Discover a Trilogy of textures …
- Turn note subdivisions into musical ideas
- Ultimate palm muting technique to cleanly blend notes with chord fragments
- Sparkling, chorused clean tones
Guitar Riff Writing that’s Heaven Sent
Bonus: Hear the music as it should be played!
Download 100 free studio quality audio tracks and play along with Chris before getting creative on the backing tracks.
Ready to go On With The Show?
Supercharge your rock and metal rhythm chops and buy 1980s Rock Rhythm Guitar Mastery today.*
*Mullet sold separately!