Vinnie Moore
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Vinnie Moore

Vinnie Moore Vincent “Vinnie” Moore (born April 14, 1964) is an American guitarist and a member of the British hard rock band UFO. In the early ’90s, he accompanied Alice Cooper on his Operation Rock ‘N Roll tour, and played on Cooper’s Hey Stoopid. His guitar work has also appeared on other Shrapnel releases, including…

Tony MacAlpine
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Tony MacAlpine

Tony MacAlpine Tony MacAlpine (born August 29, 1960) is an American musician and composer. In a career spanning three decades and thirteen studio album. MacAlpine does not simply seek the discursive legitimacy that performing classical music or employing a classical style can give a heavy metal musician. Rather, as a black American guitarist, he displays…

Neil Zaza
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Neil Zaza

Neil Zaza Neil Zaza is an instrumental guitarist who has become well known for his technical accuracy and adaptation of classical works by Bach and Mozart into his own blend of neo-classical, melodic, guitar instrumentals. Before beginning a solo career, Neil Zaza formed in 1987 the rock band ZAZA which toured U.S. and released an…

Joe Stump
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Joe Stump

Joe Stump Joe Stump (born September 18, 1960) is an American guitarist and composer. Joe Stump is a shred guitar master whose blistering style and dazzling technique are renowned among guitar aficionados worldwide. A Berklee professor since 1993, specializing in hard rock, shred, and high-tech speed metal, Stump has released five solo albums and three…

Stanley Jordan
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Stanley Jordan

Stanley Jordan Stanley Jordan (born July 31, 1959) is an American jazz guitarist whose technique involves tapping his fingers on the fret board of the guitar with both hands. In a career that took flight in 1985 with commercial and critical acclaim, guitar virtuoso Stanley Jordan has consistently displayed a chameleonic musical persona of openness,…

Shawn Lane
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Shawn Lane

Shawn Lane Shawn Lane (March 21, 1963 – September 26, 2003) was an American musician who released two studio albums and collaborated with a variety of musicians including Ringo Starr, Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Reggie Young, Joe Walsh, Jonas Hellborg and many others. After studying the piano, he mastered the guitar,…

Ron Jarzombek
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Ron Jarzombek

Ron Jarzombek Ron Jarzombek is an American guitarist best known for his work with WatchTower, Spastic Ink, and Blotted Science, featuring Alex Webster of Cannibal Corpse. His most recent project is Terrestrial Exiled. He released a brand new song, “Beyond Life And Cosmic Kinetics” (B.L.A.C.K.), as an interactive six-track multi-tracking app in November 2012. Playlist…

Jerry Cantrell
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Jerry Cantrell

Jerry Cantrell Jerry Fulton Cantrell Jr. (born March 18, 1966) is an American musician, singer-songwriter and guitarist best known as the founder, lead guitarist, co-lead vocalist and main songwriter of the rock band Alice in Chains. The band rose to international fame in the early 1990s during Seattle’s grunge movement, and is known for its…