The eMedia Rock Guitar Method CD-ROM makes learning fun and easy with over 100 step-by-step audio- and video-enhanced guitar lessons. The innovative teaching style presents rock songs, chords, riffs and gear tips in an exciting, fast-paced learning format that doesn't require any previous music experience. Students will quickly be playing their favorite hit songs!
Instructor, Charles McCrone, a graduate of the renowned Guitar Institute of Technology with over 25 years of playing and teaching experience, guides you through a variety of techniques needed to play rock, punk and metal. These include movable power chords, barre chords, yanks, hammer-ons, pull-offs, palm muting, distorted riffs, the blues scale and more. eMedia Rock Guitar Method also features a built in Automatic Tuner, Metronome, Recorder, and Chord Dictionary.
eMedia Rock Guitar Method includes the following hit songs:
- "Paranoid" by Black Sabbath
- "Tired of Waiting for You" as by Green Day
- "You Really Got Me" as by Van Halen
- "All Day and All of the Night" by The Kinks
- "All Right Now" by Free
- "Tomorrow" by Silverchair
- "Don't Fear the Reaper" by Blue Oyster Cult, and
- "Lake of Fire" as by Nirvana
eMedia Rock Guitar Method Features
Learn Rock, Metal or Punk Guitar: Instructor Charles McCrone, a graduate of the cutting-edge Guitar Institute of Technology, with over 25 years of playing and teaching experience, takes you through all the techniques needed to play rock, punk and metal. These include movable power chords, barre chords, effects pedals, yanks, hammer-ons, pull-offs, palm muting, distorted riffs, the blues scale, using feedback, the whammy bar and more!
Video Instruction: In over 50 full-motion videos, host Steve Rock of KISW's Metal Shop demonstrates techniques. Split-screen videos provide close-ups as needed.
Animated Fretboard: Displays fingering positions as the music plays. Also shows fingering for any chord or note you double-click. Features right-handed, left-handed and mirror views.
Audio with Tracking: Listen to studio recordings or variable-speed MIDI tracks for songs and exercises, with music highlighted as it plays.
eMedia Rock Guitar Method Contents
- Moveable Power Chords
- Using Effects: Distortion, Reverb, Delay & Feedback
- Open Chords & Strumming
- Major, Minor & Blues Scales
- Hammer-ons, Pull-offs & Bends
- Shuffle Strum & the 12-Bar Blues
- Palm Muting
- Punk Strums, Rock Progressions & Metal Riffs
- Reading Tablature
- Picking Patterns
- 5th and 6th String Barre Chords
- The Whammy Bar & the Wah Pedal
Over 100 Lessons: eMedia Rock Guitar Method CD-ROM makes learning quick and easy with over 100 audio and video-enhanced guitar lessons. Our revolutionary teaching style has you playing songs, chords and riffs within minutes – no previous experience required. The gear tips will help keep you playing all night long!
Automatic Tuner: Tune your guitar quickly and easily. A precision gauge allows you to play into your computer's microphone and immediately get feedback to see if you're too high or too low. Full audio reference notes also provided.
Chord Dictionary: Includes fingering charts and recorded sounds for over 250 chords. Easy access helps you learn songs with new chords quickly. An indispensable reference tool!
Digital Metronome: Allows you to set your own tempo and work on your picking speed, rhythm and timing. Provides both visual cue and/or audio tick. Full range of tempi, from largo to presto.
Digital Recorder: Record and play yourself back! This feature allows you to compare your recordings with the instructor's version, fine tune your skills and store musical ideas.