With knuckle-busting lessons covering surefire techniques, Shred! will light a napalm-hot blaze under your fingers and kick your playing up to ludicrous speed! Shredding is a challenge, but this book breaks it down, demystifying guitar solos that sound intimidating on record. Each chapter examines one killer technique in-depth, including: sweep picking, thrash-chording, blues shredding, tapping, legato playing, and the whammy bar. The CD includes each exercise demonstrated.