eMedia Music Corp., publisher of the world’s best-selling series of guitar tutorial CD-ROMs, announces the release of eMedia Interactive Rock Guitar. The eMedia Interactive Rock Guitar CD-ROM makes learning quick and easy with over 100 audio- and video-enhanced guitar lessons and rock gear tips. You can start from scratch, and eMedia’s revolutionary teaching style will have you playing songs, chords and riffs within minutes. The Animated Fretboard shows you all the fingerings. Instant Feedback helps you learn quickly and easily. eMedia’s advanced audio recognition software technology actually listens to your playing melodies and shows you whether the correct notes are played. It’s like having a teacher point out your mistakes!

Over 100 lessons with full-screen videos will get you playing fast. Lessons written by Charles McCrone, a graduate of the cutting-edge Guitar Institute of Technology, with over 25 years of playing and teaching experience, takes you through all of the techniques needed to play rock guitar. These include movable power chords, barre chords, effects pedals, yanks, hammer-ons, pull-offs, palm muting, distorted riffs, the blues scale, using feedback, the whammy bar and more. eMedia Interactive Rock Guitar includes over 40 songs, including hits from Van Halen, Black Sabbath, Green Day, Nirvana and more! Also included are over 40 Jam Tracks for you to play along with and practice. Bonus accessories, which include a digital metronome, finger tracker, chord dictionary, automatic tuner, and digital recorder, make eMedia Interactive Rock Guitar a complete package. It’s everything you need to learn to play rock guitar.

The original eMedia Guitar Method was a breakthrough in multimedia guitar instruction and was named a top 50 CD-ROM of the year by Newsweek and was critically acclaimed by more than 100 other sources. PC Magazine called it “One of the best programs in the music-teaching software category” and made eMedia Guitar Method an Editor’s Choice.

eMedia Interactive Rock Guitar will be available at computer and music retail stores nationwide and online in October at an estimated retail price of $49.95. The CD-ROM is a hybrid for both Windows (XP/Vista/Windows 7) and Macintosh (OS X 10.5+). For more information, please visit: www.emediamusic.com.

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