Offering lessons, licks and tricks drawn from rock guitar masters, this how-to guide boosts players' soloing technique, rhythm playing, and understanding of rock theory. Fully updated and expanded, it reveals secrets of nu-metal stars such as Rage Against the Machine, provides lessons on roots-rock legends including Carl Perkins, teaches riffs from rock gods such as Jimi Hendrix and Eddie Van Halen, and spotlights the latest in gear and recording. With 12 free online audio lessons bringing this instruction to life, players can pick apart the music by string, fret and finger while hearing exactly how it should sound. Whether you're learning the basics or beyond, you'll find page after page of essential advice and inspiration. ©2003, 96 pages.