Barrett Tagliarino is, in my opinion one of the best guitar teachers out there. I pretty much own most of his products and they are so jam packed with info that it will probably take me a lifetime of study to get through them all.
But, here is a quick tip that Barret shares on playing Rhythmic Lead. It is basically the short answer as to why he wrote the book Rhythmic Lead Guitar.
Check out the video below for some common sense tips on playing good lead guitar.
You can get a copy of Barretts book Rhythmic Lead Guitar on Amazon.com