Alternate picking as the name implies is when you combine both upstrokes and down strokes simultaneously. It's imperative that you know how to alternate pick if you want to play decent solos.
"While the truncheon may be used in lieu of conversation, words will always retain their power. Words offer the means to meaning, and for those who will listen, the enunciation of truth."
robotpajamas: since Im going to be giving the CAT this year
d_ist_urb_ed: To whom?
robotpajamas: f*ck you