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Everyone Loves Guitar

We sit down and talk with interesting professional guitar players, and find out what makes them tick. Uncover the backstory behind your favorite guitar players and behind the "sidemen" who make the wheels spin for artists worldwide. If you love guitar, stick around… you’re in the right place.

Mar 24, 2018

At 16, Alex was one of the founding members of the metal band Testament. In the late 1990’s, Alex - consistently recognized as one of the greatest metal guitarists of all time - walked away from it all. He moved cross country from his native San Francisco to New York City… and went to college to get a degree in Jazz...

He faced loads of criticism from friends and family for doing this… but today, he’s happier than ever. Also, the most valuable thing Alex learned taking lessons from Joe Satriani… cold, harsh lessons learned in the music business… difference between progress and practice… pleasing others… why NOT fitting in is something to be proud of, and LOADS more stories in this rare glimpse into Alex’s personal life...





Photo Credit: Evelyn Steinweg Photography