CHIMAIRA's ROB ARNOLD Releases 'Metal Guitar' Instructional DVD

Rock House, the leader in music instruction, has announced the release of a new "Metal Guitar" program featuring Rob Arnold, guitarist in the Cleveland band CHIMAIRA. In this program titled "Metal Guitar, Songwriting, Riffing and Soloing", aspiring hardcore players will develop the skills needed to play contemporary metal guitar. He guides students step-by-step through the fundamental techniques that have propelled him into one of today's most noted guitar players. Rob teaches how to create metal rhythms, build multi-part guitar sections and how to write complete metal songs. He demonstrates how to play his unique lead style, finger taping, his favorite riffs and much more.

"We knew Rob was right for Rock House the first time we heard him play," said Joe Palombo, Executive Director of Rock House. "There is a new generation of guitar hero on the horizon many of them coming from the current crop of metal bands, we want to be the company to push that forward."

Rob's DVD comes with a tab booklet that makes it easy to follow the lessons, is iPod-ready and includes lifetime 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 DVD. Once registered, students can interact with the community, utilize the additional learning tools and access the special features such as:

* Ask the Teacher Questions
* Ear Trainer
* Download Backing Tracks to play along with
* Take a Quiz that is 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.

The program which is geared for intermediate to advanced players is available at MI retailers around the world for $24.99. This DVD and all Rock House instructional products are distributed through Music Sales Corp.: 1-800-431-7187.

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