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Guitar World: How to Play the Best of Black Sabbath DVD Distributed by Alfred Music Publishing

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music resources since 1922, now distributes Guitar World: How to Play the Best of Black Sabbath, a note-for-note video tutorial to playing the heavy metal band’s most revered songs, taught by performer, instructor, and Guitar World editor, Andy Aledort.

The Guitar World: How to Play the Best of Black Sabbath instructional DVD features over 160 minutes of no-nonsense instruction to playing the band’s greatest songs: “Iron Man,” “Supernaut,” “Sweet Leaf,” and “ Sabbath Bloody Sabbath.” Guitar World’s Andy Aledort demonstrates every passage and solo, note-for-note, with careful and easy-to-follow instruction, including commentary on guitar tuning and string gauge specs used in each song as performed by Sabbath’s guitarist, Tony Iommi. The instructional DVD contains a printable booklet with the complete guitar and bass tablature for each song. Included in the TAB booklet are guitar chords and lyrics.

To view the official Guitar World: How to Play the Best of Black Sabbath DVD trailer, visit: http://youtu.be/0vuP6JwXjfQ

Black Sabbath, one of the first bands on the heavy metal scene, has proven to be one of the genre’s most influential groups of all time. Legendary guitarist Tony Iommi is widely credited for pioneering the massive riffs and sounds still heard in heavy metal music today. In 2004, Iommi was ranked number one on Guitar World's “100 Greatest Metal Guitarists of All Time.” Guitar World: How to Play the Best of Black Sabbath (56-38622) is now available on DVD for $14.99 at music retail stores or at alfred.com/guitar.