It galvanised millions of aspiring guitarists into action when this speedy, technically orientated style hit the scene uring the 1970s and went on to fire up the awe-inspiring players of the next decade.
In his first article Jamie Humphries tackles the early masters of classically inspired rock, such as Ritchie Blackmore, Eddie Van Halen and Randy Rhoads.
Learn their licks, cop their techniques and impress your friends!!
Part two, with Yngwie Malmsteen, Paul Gilbert, Vinnie Moore, Steve Morse and Nuno bettencout.
Don't miss these two great issues - every shredder needs them!