If you love rock music and play the guitar, or are in the process of learning to play, the main reason you decided to learn is probably because you have a great passion for the guitar, and by learning to play you will one day be able to play some of the all time classics of rock yourself, and who knows even end up in rock band.
However, whilst these are great goals to aim for, most singers and musicians will tell you that this comes at a Rock backing tracks , as to be able to experience this musical high, you have to find musicians to make up your band, which is far easier said than done when you take into account that ideally you have to live reasonably close to each other, like the same music, be at a similar skill level, and of course be able to get on together.
There are many backing tracks available nowadays thanks to the internet, the majority of which are jam tracks as they are more commonly known, which is basically a series of chord progressions of music that repeat over and over and are great for practicing your improvisation skills, and for developing timing and technique.
Another great form of guitar backing tracks to play along to are those of actual classic rock anthems which include vocals. This not only gives you the feeling of playing in the band, but also allows you to truly focus on your playing as the vocals prevent you from becoming lost in the song.
Also, there are now backing track recordings in a Multitrack format, which are basically the studio masters of a song and are much like a backing track but much more versatile as they include every instrument and vocal of the song and can be played in any music editing software, which then gives you complete control over every element of the song.
This particular type of backing track has become very popular with music teachers as the multitracks versatility is ideal for helping to teach guitar, bass, or drums, as you can isolate any instrument in any part of a song, enabling you to get a better understanding of how it is played.
If you enjoy playing guitar, bass, or drums, it is certainly worth checking out guitar backing tracks, or multitracks, that give you the option to have vocals included in the song as it makes the whole experience of playing much more enjoyable.