Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method has introduced over 5 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. Alfred's Basic Rock Guitar Method 1 provides a completely new approach to learning guitar for students who want to play in the rock style. By starting on the 6th string, you are immediately able to play riffs and licks that inspire guitarists to continue learning and have fun doing it! The book features clear, well-paced instruction along with large photographs of fingering that is expected in the Alfred's Basic series. Companion audio tracks that can be downloaded or streamed online are included with the book, and you can also download the TNT 2 software which lets you slow down tracks, isolate and loop parts, and change tempos and keys for customized practice. The included DVD features video lessons and MP3 audio tracks. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Guitar Methods---the best choice for today's beginning guitar students.