This progressive collection includes 80 studies that develop all aspects of rock and pop guitar playing, and helps players learn and understand the many different challenges and techniques. Written by rock and pop music experts, each study concentrates on a particular style, exploring the technical elements associated with it, while focusing on a huge variety of stylistic riffs, finger-picking patterns, speed runs, palm-muting studies, and many more essential guitar techniques. Each study features accompanying teaching tips and further listening ideas. Styles covered include metal, the blues, soul, funk, ska, reggae, disco, country, indie, rock, classic rock, acoustic pop, and more. Suitable for established beginner to intermediate level guitar players.