Michael Angelo-Batio dubs new Guitar Solo book “the most comprehensive book on guitar that has ever been written”

Guitar Solo book
(Image credit: Total Guitar / CEM Publishing)

A new book from CEM Publishing, simply titled Guitar Solo, is putting in a good bid to become the most exhaustive guide on guitar solo technique to ever be assembled.

The no-nonsense tome – which clocks in at 1,100 pages and runs the gamut from basic music theory to advanced, genre-specific lead techniques – has reportedly won the endorsement of speed king Michael Angelo-Batio. 

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Matt Parker
Features Editor, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is Features Editor for GuitarWorld.com. Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.