Learn Shred Guitar - TABS ONLY
World-renowned virtuoso metal and hard rock guitarist, clinician and long-time Guitar World columnist Michael Angelo Batio presents a 12-step master-class program designed to hone your lead guitar-playing chops to the point of awe-inspiring greatness. Batio offers dozens of effective and musically exciting exercises and etudes that are both challenging and fun to play, using original, well-composed examples, many of which are from songs he has recorded on his own albums and feature killer backing tracks. Batio flawlessly demonstrates the most effective, efficient ways to alternate pick, economy pick and sweep pick, mute strings, use hammer-ons, pull-offs, fretboard tapping, finger slides and string skipping and integrates these and other lead playing techniques into exciting melodies while introducing some highly useful music theory and essential scales and arpeggios commonly heard in rock and metal, as well as classical music and even jazz. Other topics and techniques covered include scalar riffs, using wide fret-hand stretches with unusual scales, symmetrical patterns and how to create harmonized lead lines.
Instructor Name: Michael Angelo Batio
Genres: Hard Rock / Metal, Shred
Tunings: Standard, Standard Half Step Down
Guitar Types: Electric
Techniques Used: Alternate Picking, Hammer-ons, Pull-offs, String Skipping, Palm Muting, Vibrato, String Bending, Sweep Picking, Finger Slides, Consecutive Upstrokes, Wide Fret-hand Stretches, Stacked Power Chords, Scales, Arpeggios, Power Chords, Barre Chords, Fretboard Tapping, Position Shifts, Fret-hand Muting
Artists: Michael Angelo Batio