‘The Book of John: Wicked Guitar Licks and Techniques for the Modern Shredder’ will feature instructional guides on playing many techniques favored by John 5 in his wicked guitar riffs, whether they be for other artists or on his crtically acclaimed solo albums.
Purchasers of the book will find lessons on; arpeggio licks, flamenco fingerpicking, string skipping, speed picking, country sounds, tapping, infusing techniques, hybrid picking, exotic and outside sounds, plus a whole lot more. And all this under the dutiful instruction of John 5 himself.
Release dates for the book are labelled at around January 15 (USA – for release dates in other countries please see the dates given by the retailer of our choice. For example Amazon UK are advertising a Feb 2012 release date), but is now available for pre-order from Music Dispatch, Amazon (check your countries version of Amazon for details) and other book retailers.
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Series: Guitar Educational Format: Softcover with CD – TAB
Artist : John 5
Release Date: 01/16/2012
Are you a rock or metal guitarist who wants to expand your technique vocabulary? Better yet, do you want to learn from a songwriter and composer who has played with the likes of Lita Ford, Rob Halford, David Lee Roth, Meat Loaf, Marilyn Manson, and Rob Zombie? If so, this collection of lessons by shredder extraordinaire John 5 is for you! Lesson topics include: arpeggio licks, flamenco fingerpicking, string skipping, speed picking, country sounds, tapping, infusing techniques, hybrid picking, exotic and outside sounds, and more!
Inventory #HL 00696415 ISBN: 9781423492498 UPC: 884088500351
The guide is a continued collaboration with Hal Leonard, with whom John 5 has released tab books for all his solo albums (except for The Art of Malice).