Top educator and TrueFire's resident Monster of the Shred, Jeff Beasley presents 50 Shred Guitar Licks You MUST Know covering a selection of shred licks inspired by Paul Gilbert, Zakk Wylde, Eddie Van Halen, Steve Vai, Yngwie Malmsteen and many other kings of style. Beasley's handpicked range of phrases, concepts and techniques were chosen because of their versatility and application in a multitude of different contexts as motifs for original improvisations.
Beasley covers the full range of minor, major and dominant licks along with scale and arpeggio motifs, right and left-hand techniques, double-stops, melodic development, picking techniques, diminished runs, sweeping Mixolydian and Dorian phrases, sequences, pentatonic variations, legato, hammers, taps and all of the other essential tricks of the shred trade.
Fair warning; 50 Shred Guitar Licks You MUST Know is not for the weak of heart. You will be seriously challenged to get a grip on the techniques, endurance and skills needed to pull these licks off and so plan to spend plenty of time working on your shred in shed!
After working through and mastering 50 Shred Guitar Licks You MUST Know, you'll have the chops, knowledge and vocabulary to deliver powerful, evocative solos within a broad range of shred styles ranging from the classic to modern stylings of the form.