If you admire guitarists who combine killer technique with exciting musical ideas, the Serious Shred series is for you. Each title features lessons from renowned shredders and educators, and includes licks and examples in both standard notation and TAB-all combined in a book and DVD package for a complete learning experience. Learn what you need to know to become the best player possible, straight from bona fide shred virtuosos. In this book, shred maestro German Schauss teaches advanced lessons on the whammy bar, speed picking, sweeping, tapping, modal interchange, exotic scales, and phrasing. With exercises to improve your sense of time, right-hand technique, and left-hand prowess, you will learn how to transfer the music that's in your head into your fingers. The included DVD features live demonstrations by Schauss.