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Advanced Modern Rock Guitar Improvisation
Jon Finn

Every once in a while, there's a book that's not just a variation on a theme. This is not another 'learn how to shred' or '10 easy solos' method, it really can help to break out of old habits, to find a new, simple approach to improvisation.
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Reviewed by: Eric Vandenberg
iBreatheMusic Rating: / 5
Suitability: Pretty much all levels and all styles
Available at: amazon.comamazon.co.ukamazon.de       sheetmusicplus.com

Rock Discipline
John Petrucci

One of the best methods dealing with technique-exercises and separating your exercise time in a schedule by working on all elements of playing. Perfect to develop long time-practicing-schedules.
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Reviewed by: Eric Vandenberg
iBreatheMusic Rating: / 5
Suitability: all guitarists
Available at: amazon.comamazon.co.ukamazon.de       sheetmusicplus.com

Rock Fusion
Brett Garsed

If you really wanna work on your legato-technique, or get some new, melodic ideas, if you like to play rock but also wanna get into fusion-soloing, this video can really give you some great ideas and exercises, shown to you by a really good instructo
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Reviewed by: Eric Vandenberg
iBreatheMusic Rating: / 5
Suitability: intermediate / advanced guitarists
Available at: sheetmusicplus.com

High Shred Techs
Francesco Fareri

OK, first of all, this video is not for the faint-at-heart. And it's definitely not suitable for most beginners. These licks are extremely hard to master, and require lots of practise. You should have some chops already, plus some experience in learn
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Reviewed by: Eric Vandenberg
iBreatheMusic Rating: / 5
Suitability: advanced guitarists
Available at: ChopsFromHell.com

The Advancing Guitarist
Mick Goodrick

Even if you would not take a look at the guitar specific chapters this book is of great value to every growing musician. Highly recommended; this book makes you think!
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Reviewed by: Gunharth Randolf
iBreatheMusic Rating: / 5
Suitability: all musicians
Available at: amazon.comamazon.co.ukamazon.de       sheetmusicplus.com

Open Ears: A Journey Through Life With Guitar in Hand
Steve Morse

A collection of columns Steve wrote for the Guitar For The Practicing Musician-magazine. Theres a lot of great advice, not only on your playing technique, but on way different, but equally important things you have to deal with as a musician...
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Reviewed by: Eric Vandenberg
iBreatheMusic Rating: / 5
Suitability: all musicians
Available at: amazon.comamazon.co.ukamazon.de       sheetmusicplus.com

The New Harmony Book - A Musical Workbook for Classical, Rock, Pop and Jazz Music
Frank Haunschild

If you're just starting out in music or have no music training and are looking to 'find out what this music theory stuff is all about', this is a good place to start.
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Reviewed by: Bongo Boy
iBreatheMusic Rating: / 5
Suitability: All musicians
Available at: amazon.comamazon.co.ukamazon.de       sheetmusicplus.com

Terrifying Guitar Trip
Paul Gilbert

Pauls third instructional video is the most entertaining one and focusses less on actual basic techniques, but on some of Pauls favorite licks and excerpts of some Mr. Big-songs.
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Reviewed by: Eric Vandenberg
iBreatheMusic Rating: / 5
Suitability: Mainly rock-players, beginners to pro
Available at: amazon.comamazon.co.ukamazon.de       sheetmusicplus.com

Intense Rock II
Paul Gilbert

The information, exercises and licks included are excellent. They'll help you to develop your chops, try out new ideas etc...
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Reviewed by: Eric Vandenberg
iBreatheMusic Rating: / 5
Suitability: All Guitarists
Available at: sheetmusicplus.com

Hot Rock Licks by Greg Howe
Greg Howe

This video makes most sense for fans of Greg and his playing, or people who really wanna get into the non-neoclassical-shred style ala Howe, Kotzen and Joey Tafolla...
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Reviewed by: Eric Vandenberg
iBreatheMusic Rating: / 5
Suitability: Shred Freaks
Available at: sheetmusicplus.com

Intense Rock I
Paul Gilbert

If you like Rock and you wanna really work on your picking-technique, this video is pretty much everything you need.
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Reviewed by: Eric Vandenberg
iBreatheMusic Rating: / 5
Suitability: All Rock Guitarists
Available at: amazon.comamazon.co.ukamazon.de       sheetmusicplus.com

Guitar World Presents John Petrucci's Wild Stringdom
Edited and compiled by Askold Buk

After the awesome and very useful "Rock Discipline", John returns with yet another instructional book and takes us a step further...
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Reviewed by: Eric Vandenberg
iBreatheMusic Rating: / 5
Suitability: All Guitarists
Available at: amazon.comamazon.co.ukamazon.de       sheetmusicplus.com

A Modern Method For Guitar Volume 1, 2 & 3 Complete
by William G. Leavitt

To me this is the best overall guitar method I have come across. Leavitt deals with all aspects of playing: chords, improvisation, technique, sight reading, chord solo, rhythm,etc...
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Reviewed by: Gunharth Randolf
iBreatheMusic Rating: / 5
Suitability: All Guitarists
Available at: amazon.comamazon.co.ukamazon.de       sheetmusicplus.com