Rock House, the leader in music instruction, has announced that guitar virtuoso Rusty Cooley, one of the most popular and technically proficient players performing around the world today, has joined Rock House's roster of cutting edge instructors! Rusty will appear in Fretboard Autopsy which will focus on helping players visualize the fretboard in a whole new way. There are also plans for other projects that will be announced soon. Fretboard Autopsy will be a multi-level program designed for intermediate and advanced players. Production starts in May 2008. The products are scheduled to be released spring 2008.

"Rusty Cooley is certainly at the fore front of pushing the boundaries of modern guitar playing and we are very excited that he will be bringing his talents and teaching ability to Rock House," said Joe Palombo, Executive Director of Rock House.

Rusty was recently featured in Premier Guitar magazine, Guitar World's "Bet You Can't Play This," was named one of the Top 20 Most Blazin' Shredders of all time by Total Guitar magazine and has his own signature guitar, the RC7G seven-string produced by Dean Guitars. Rusty is an amazing player and accomplished instructor who has several instructional products to his credit including his Shred Guitar Manifesto which has been cited as having an influence on none other than John Petrucci.

Rusty's instructional products will be available at MI retailers around the world for $24.99. Stay tuned a, and for information on the exact release dates. All Rock House instructional products are distributed through Music Sales Corp.1-800-431-7187 or call Gordon at 1-866-You-Rock.

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Each DVD will come with a FREE lesson booklet and membership to Rock House's lesson support site at This feature, exclusive to Rock House and its partners, offers students supplementary support for the lessons featured on the DVDs. Once registered, students can interact with the community, utilize the additional learning tools and access the special features such as:

* "Ask the Teacher" questions
* Visit the "Forums" to share ideas with other students
* Download "Backing Tracks" to play along with
* "Take a Quiz" that will be graded to track progress
* Get "Tips and Techniques" about everything from practicing to performing
* Access "Sheet Music" from a constantly growing list of songs in easy-to-read tablature format
* Use "MP3s" to post original compositions
* Download FREE "Tuner" and "Metronome" software

And explore tons of other content to help make their learning fun and complete.

Rock House has developed an accelerated yet easy-to-use system of learning that utilizes the functionality of DVD and Print, integrated with the accessibility of the Internet. Aspiring musicians who have a product produced by Rock House receive free membership to for 24-7 lesson support. Students use this fully interactive lesson site along with their product to enhance their learning experience, expand their knowledge, link them with instructors, and connect with a community of people around the world who are learning to play music using The Rock House Method.


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