The UK's Rockschool releases new Grades 4 & 5 Hot Rock Guitar Books

These new books feature ACDC, Metallica, Foo Fighters, Eric Clapton and more.

All of the new books have edited exam versions of eight classic rock songs drawn from several different musical styles. They include full transcriptions with vocal line, TAB and standard notation as well as facts about the track.

As well as that they also contain tips on the tricky parts of the songs, how to get authentic tone by getting the right amp settings and two CDs with full mixes and backing tracks. These books are designed for the free choice element in Rockschool Grades Music Exams, GCSE music.

The official press release describes the books like this:

Hot Rock Guitar grade 4 features tracks from the critically acclaimed Razorlight, the highly respected Irish rockers, Thin Lizzy and multi award winning AC DC. Also included are tracks from two guitar giants, Eric Clapton and Joe Satriani, one of the UK’s most successful acts, Oasis and multi Grammy award winners, Metallica. Last but not least is a track from heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath.

The Grade 5 book contains an equally impressive varied track list. There is a song from the Grammy Award winning Foo Fighters, Southern rock legends Lynyrd Skynryd, and super group Velvet Revolver. There is more from AC DC, Joe Satriani and Metallica, plus an introduction to guitar god Steve Vai and a chance to play a track by the chart topping Kings of Leon.

Each track is packed with everything you need for a Rockschool graded guitar exam; written by guitarists for guitarists. They are designed to help you improve and develop as a musician, full of great songs from different musical styles and genres – all the assistance you need to play the music you love.

For more information visit Rockschool

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