It’s often said that rhythm guitar is among the most important skills. This is especially true of heavy rock riffing, where accuracy and stamina are absolutely key. This exercise is designed to get to the heart of the matter, featuring muted 8th, 16th notes and triplets. It’s essential to be able to switch seamlessly between these if you are to be known as a great rock rhythm guitarist. James Hetfield, randy rhoads and John Sykes are all great riffers to pick up tips from.