This month Total Guitar is on a mission to help you become a better guitarist. Inside the issue you'll find a huge workout feature covering everything from funk rhythms and fretboard knowledge to picking accuracy and playing the changes. And if it's inspiration you seek, let the star interviewees be your guide. TG talks technique with Biffy Clyro's Simon Neil, Mark Tremonti, John Petrucci, Eric Gales, Nilüfer Yanya and Tom Dowse of art rockers Dry Cleaning
Cover Feature: 2022 Guitar Workout
Picking & fretting accuracy
Playing through changes
Cover Feature: Simon Neil's Guide To Rock
As part of TG’s 2022 Guitar Workout, Simon Neil presents his guide to the art of rock guitar: How to make a Strat sound heavy. How to write in odd time signatures. How to prepare for playing live. And why there is still one pedal he can’t live without...
From jazz roots to worldwide fame with The Police, he developed a signature style that defined the post-punk era. "Being a guitar player," says Andy Summers, "is who I am."
Vai reveals all about his three-necked Hydra, how he invented a new technique he calls “joint-shifting”, and how he made a track from his new album, 'Inviolate', using only one hand...
The evolution of string bending from classic 70s blues-rock to contemporary progressive math-rock
Learn To Play
Queen – Seven Seas Of Rhye
Weezer – Island In The Sun
Django Reinhardt – Minor Swing
We Came As Romans – Daggers
Fender Acoustasonic Player Telecaster
Framus Diablo Supreme
Guild A-20 Marley
Electro-Harmonix Nano Deluxe Memory Man
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