eMedia Rock Guitar For Dummies makes rock guitar lessons fun with over 70 audio and video-enhanced guitar lessons and rock gear tips. You can start from scratch, and our revolutionary teaching style will have you playing songs, chords, and riffs within minutes! Instant Feedback listens to your playing and highlights notes played correctly in melodies so you can learn faster. Instructor Charles McCrone, a graduate of the cutting-edge Guitar Institute of Technology, has over 25 years of playing and teaching experience. Discover how to play rock guitar including how to string and tune your guitar, play simple chords, full chords, power chords and much more!

Interactive Educational Software
•Over 70 step-by-step video-enhanced lessons.

•Over 30 high-quality videos with full-screen option.

•Animated fretboard displays fingering positions as the music plays.

•Includes an automatic tuner, metronome, digital recorder and chord dictionary.

•Finger Tracker shows you the note you’re playing on the fretboard.

The over 70 lessons cover all the techniques needed to play rock, punk, and metal, including movable power chords, effects pedals, yanks, hammer-ons, pull-offs, palm muting, distorted riffs, the blues scale, using feedback, the whammy bar, and more!

Play hit songs! Over 40 songs including:
“You Really Got Me” - As performed by Van Halen
“All Day and All of the Night” - The Kinks
“Don’t Fear the Reaper” - Blue Oyster Cult
“Tomorrow” - Silverchair
“All Right Now” - Free
“Lake of Fire” - Nirvana

Also features songs in the style of:
Smashing Pumpkins • Jimi Hendrix • Black Sabbath • Blink 182 • AC/DC • Rolling Stones • LedZeppelin • Metallica... and more!

What's New

Version 1.0.1

Fixes compatibility issues with OS X 10.12

Ratings and Reviews

Way way way too short for the price


There's good information in here, and it's well presented. But I would not call a page with one paragraph of text and one measure of music a "lesson". You're getting a lot less for your money than the description would have you believe.


eMedia Music
184 MB
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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