A five-note scale and some one-finger powerchords will get you most of the way through RGT's Preliminary Grade track 'Boom At Noon'.
Pick up Total Guitar 226 (on sale 19 March to 15 April) for the accompanying tab and explanation.
Tutor: Chris Bird
Videographer: Martin Holmes
Audio for 'Boom At Noon'
You'll find streams and downloads of the full track and backing track for RGT's Preliminary Grade Rock piece 'Boom At Noon' below.
Clicking on the links will stream the audio in a new window. Alternatively, you can download them all by right-clicking and choosing 'save as' or 'save target as', depending on your choice of browser.
RGT Initial Stage Rock 'Boom At Noon' full track (right-click to download)
RGT Initial Stage Rock 'Boom At Noon' backing track (right-click to download)
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