Rock House announced today the release of a two-part instructional DVD featuring former Megadeth and Metal Bass legend David Ellefson. The programs are available at MI retailers around the world for $24.99 US and come with a FREE 28-page booklet and FREE lifetime membership to Rock House's interactive lesson support site. The products utilize the functionality of DVD and integrate it with 24/7 online lesson support for a complete learning experience. Students use the interactive lesson support site along with their product to enhance their learning experience, expand their knowledge, link them with instructors, and connect them with a community of people around the world who are learning to play music using The Rock House Method®.
In his two programs David Ellefson displays some of the techniques that have made him one of the most sought after metal bassists in the world. He reveals the fundamental skills that are required to play Metal Bass.
In Metal Bass Level I, the program rips through key metal elements like playing with a pick and your fingers, how to mute, scale basics, exercises, and alternate tunings. Learn rhythms & timing, octaves & fifths, how to create a great bass sound and more. The comprehensive program starts you at the beginning so that you can develop the skills needed to play any style of metal.
In Metal Bass Level II David will help you bring your Metal Bass playing to the next level. You'll learn to create great Speed, Thrash, and Old School metal Bass lines. David shows you advanced chords and scales, key techniques like the gallop, half step demonic tones, hammer-ons, pull-offs and much more.