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shaun330686
CONTACT

SEEKING

Accordion, Acoustic Guitar, Background Singer, Bagpipes, Banjo, Cello, Clarinet, DJ, Dobro, Drums, Electronic Music, Fiddle, Flute, Harmonica, Harp, Keyboard, Mandolin, Other, Piano, Saxophone, Steel guitar, Trombone, Trumpet, Ukulele, Upright bass, Violin, Vocalist - Alto, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist - Tenor.

ABOUT

16 years playing experience, recently completed BA(Hons) Degree in Guitar Performance at BIMM Brighton, previously BTEC National Diploma in Rock Guitar performance.

During my degree i travelled to the USA on two occasions to Attend Vai Academy 2015 and 2017, where i had the opportunity to play and be lectured by Steve Vai, Eric Johnson, Zakk Wylde, Al Diemola, Carlos Alomar, Sonny Landreth, Doug Doppler plus made many various industry contacts with people attending.


Toured from 2009-2012 between numerous releases with Metal band Crysis-UK supporting numerous bands such as Soulfly, Bleed From Within, Aliases, Chimp-spanner, Malifice. Then from 2012-2014 With Hardcore band Bricks and Mortar touring following one release.

Looking for people to start a cover band specialising in covering 80s pop songs in an 80s metal style for cruise ship work, weddings and making a living having a heck of a good time.

Also looking for members to start a metal band, with themes of Devin townsed style epic choruses with inflames styled harmonies with the severity of Strapping young lad.... smash in a bit of Zakk Wylde and steve vai leads for overall epic metal masterpeices.

Also looking for openings in cover/wedding bands and other metal bands seeking a guitarist.

Career highlights are as follows -

1st Place winner 2013 Gak-D'addario Shred-Off competition

Performing onstage with Steve Vai on the Passion and Warfare 25th anniversary show 2016

Playing twice with steve vai at both Vai Academy camps

Meeting and chatting to all time idol Zakk wykde

Screen name:
shaun330686
Member since:
Jul 20 2017
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
15
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Band wise musically - In Flames, Strapping young lad, Pantera, Devin Townsend Project, Devildriver, Born of Osiris, Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne

Lead Guitar wise - Zakk Wylde, Steve Vai, Jason Richardson, Eric Johnson, Dimebag Darrell, Paul Gilbert, Jason Becker, Guthrie Govan

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Expert
Lead Guitar:
Expert

EQUIPMENT

Dean USA Custom RC7 Xenocide 7 String

Ibanez RG550XH 30 Fret (Nicknamed Gilbert - By paul gilbert)

Ibanez RG2550Z Prestige 6 string with sustainiac system (spec'd by Thomas Nordegg to replicate Steve Vais Guitar FLO - Nicknamed DOT and signed by steve Vai)

Ibanez Custom Tron Themed RGD420 - for drop tunings - currently in CGCFAD

Line 6 HELIX FLoorboard system