Issue 149

Look what's in GT149! Fans of rock and roll mustn't miss February's fest of quifftastic songs from Elvis, Buddy Holly and Bill Haley. And we have a fabulous video tutorial from the one and only Brian Setzer to round things off. There's great Blues with Big Bill Broonzy and Duke Robillard; Modern metal is covered with a look at Killswitch Engage; Classic rock meets Humble Pie's Steve Marriott; Indie rock targets Snow Patrol! Plus the usual brilliant Creative Rock and Jazz tutorials from Shaun Baxter and Pete Callard...

Features and transcriptions

ELVIS PRESLEY, That's Alright Mama

Check out this perfect transcription including all of Scotty Moore's groundbreaking guitar work


That'll Be The Day

One of rock and roll's greatest ever tracks tabbed


Rock Around The Clock

Learn Dannny Cedrone's awesome chromatic solo licks!


Superb video tutorial

The great man himself talks you through his licks and soloing ideas

Regular Features

Welcome - Greetings from The Oracle

Talkback - Including Star Letter and My Favourite Things

Intro - Guitar news, One Minute Lick and more...

Albums - GT's pick of the CD and DVD releases

Theory Godmother - Answering your technique problems



Electric Duke Robillard and acoustic Big Bill Broonzy


Humble Pie and The Small Faces' Stevie Marriott

Tasty Chords

Katie Melua's guitarist Justin Sandercoe on the CAGED system

World Guitar

Discover the playing styles of Syria


Pete Callard unlocks the Mixolydian b6 scale

Creative Rock

Shaun Baxter gets rhythmical

Modern metal

Killswitch Engage with Martin Goulding

Indie rock

Snow Patrol with Jon Bishop

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