July 2012


How to Play Rapid-Fire Hard Rock Licks in the Styles of Five Eighties Shred Gods

From the late Seventies and early Eighties onward, guitarists had the benefits of a new technological age, with advances in amplifier design giving rise to more gain and tonal possibilities. The guitar was also quickly adapting to meet the demands of a new era, with slimmer necks, sleek contours, lighter strings, fast actions and greater sustain.