Rockschool Launch Hot Rock Guitar 4 & 5

rockschool-hot-rock-4-5Rockschool have launched the highly anticipated Hot Rock Guitar 4 & 5 transcription books adding to their Hot Rock Guitar 1, 2 and 3 series of guitar books that accompany the 2012-2018 Rockschool grade syllabus.

Each transcription book packs 8 classic rock tracks complete with two versions of each track (1 edited exam version for use in the grade exam and 1 full-length transcription) and play along backing tracks. Plus fact files, walkthroughs and introduction to tone.

Hot Rock Guitar Grade 4 includes:

The Boys Are Back in Town – Thin Lizzy
For Whom The Bell Tolls – Metallica
Before I Fall To Pieces – Razorlight
Don’t Look Back in Anger – Oasis
Edge of Darkness – Eric Clapton
Whole Lotta Rosie – AC/DC
Iron Man – Black Sabbath
Ice 9 – Joe Satriani

Hot Rock Guitar Grade 5 includes:

Sweet Home Alabama – Lynryd Skynyrd
Surfing With The Alien – Joe Satriani
The Crying Machine – Steve Vai
Fall Tp Pieces – Velvet Revolver
The Pretender – Foo Fighters
Radioactive – Kings of Leon
Sad But True – Metallica
Back in Black – AC/DC

Hot Rock Guitar – Grades 1-5

The books are available now to pre-order from All pre-orders get exclusive video walkthroughs of 6 of Rockschool’s favourite tracks:

AC/DC – Back In Black
Foo Fighters – The Pretender
Razorlight – Before I Fall To Pieces
Thin Lizzy – The Boys Are Back In Town
Metallica – Sad But True
Joe Satriani – Ice 9


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About Richard Perkins

Richard Perkins is the founder of Bath Guitar School and has worked for the International Guitar Foundation, Brit Awards, Rockschool, B&NES Council, Mid Somerset Festival, Bath Music Plus, and appeared on BBC and ITV television and radio programming as well as being featured in Guitar Techniques, Total Guitar, Venue, Bath Life magazines and the Bath Chronicle newspaper. Richard is a graduate of the Commercial Music degree programme at Bath Spa University and has a HND in Popular Music from Oxford College.
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1 Response to Rockschool Launch Hot Rock Guitar 4 & 5

  1. Sieg says:

    When will the Grade 6-8 Hot Rock books be available?
    Thank you
    Sieg Schnelter

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