Welcome to the Metal Rhythm Guitar in 6 Weeks guitar course. This course is designed to focus your practice towards realistic goals achievable in six weeks. Each week provides you with techniques, concepts and licks to help you play and understand metal rhythm playing at a manageable pace. Different rhythm patterns are taught each week to help you towards playing in real musical situations and develop an ear for the differences between players. If you have been frustrated or intimidated by other educational material this course is for you. You will see the improvement as you work through each week. Week one includes: Standard Tuning · drop picking and palm muting · triplets and left hand muting · alternate picking · chord variations · practice routines · getting a metal tone · and four metal jam tracks. Andy James is a well respected guitarist and teacher whose influences include Greg Howe, Paul Gilbert, Tony Macalpine and Zakk Wylde. He is known for his blistering technique.