Acclaimed session man Tommy Demander’s childhood dream of taking the stage in front of thousands of screaming fans has manifested in ways once thought unimaginable.
If the 1980s guitar scene was about big-haired, waif-framed guitarists, ax-slinger Kane Roberts never did get that memo.
Beaming on the other end of our call, Orianthi recalls what initially set her on the path to becoming one of the world’s most renowned guitarists twenty-six years ago.
The virtuoso guitar boom of the late 1980s was a particularly fertile, and invigorating time for guitar-drive music. While many of its participants have come and gone, Vinnie Moore is not only one of the last standing, but he’s thriving to boot.
Recently, we caught up with veteran bassist, Greg Smith. Among other things, we touch on what he’s been up to during the lockdown, his origins, working Ted Nugent, Billy Joel, Alice Cooper, and a whole lot more.
“Some of the greatest records ever made wouldn’t have been made without a producer’s input. You’d be foolish to ignore the opportunity that a good producer will provide.”