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Jeff Ament

Jeff Ament About American musician and bassist for the rock band Pearl Jam, as well as the grunge groups Green River and Mother Love Bone. Life Before Becoming Famous He studied art at the University of Montana prior to pursuing music professionally. Other Informations Pearl Jam’s 1993 album Vs. set a record at the time […]

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Robert Bowlin

Robert Bowlin About Award-winning bluegrass guitarist and multi-instrumentalist. Life Before Becoming Famous He began playing music as a toddler, starting with the ukulele. Other Informations He is an accomplished music teacher. Family Life His family was extremely encouraging in his pursuit of music. Similarities He has collaborated with Ray Price.

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Phil Demmel

Phil Demmel About Guitarist for the heavy metal group Machine Head who also founded Vio-Lence. He also played with Torque. Life Before Becoming Famous When their previous guitarist unexpectedly left the group, Phil Demmel played Machine Head’s European tour, and later was officially made a member. Other Informations He is a big hockey fan, having […]

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Jeff Cease

Jeff Cease About Guitarist most well known as a member of the now-defunct rock band The Black Crowes. After leaving the band in 1991, he formed the band Bitter Pills and would go on to join Bucky Covington’s band after American Idol.  Life Before Becoming Famous He co-founded The Black Crowes in 1989 with brothers Chris and Rich Robinson, Johnny Colt, […]

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Alex Babinski

Alex Babinski About Lead guitarist and keyboardist for the rock band PVRIS, formerly stylized as Paris but changed due to legal reasons. Life Before Becoming Famous He previously was a guitarist with the band I Am The Fallen. He would join his band mates to help form PVRIS in 2012. Other Informations The band’s 2014 […]

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Lenny Kaye

Lenny Kaye About Guitarist and composer who has played with the punk band, the Patti Smith Group. Life Before Becoming Famous He had his first gig at a fraternity house in college. Other Informations He joined the Jim Carroll Band after his final performance with the Patti Smith Group. Family Life He is the nephew […]

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Alex Whiteford

Alex Whiteford About Notable as the guitarist for the United Kingdom rock band Amaryllis, Whiteford released Revolt, a digital EP, in 2014. Life Before Becoming Famous His band released a self-titled debut EP in January of 2013. Other Informations By early 2015, his band’s Twitter account had accumulated over 25,000 followers. Family Life He was […]

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Jona Weinhofen

Jona Weinhofen About Guitarist best known for his work in the Australian band I Killed the Prom Queen and the British group Bring Me the Horizon. He is a noted Caparison Guitars enthusiast. Life Before Becoming Famous He formed the metalcore outfit I Killed the Prom Queen in late 2000. They released their first EP, […]

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Christian Vidal

Christian Vidal About Argentine guitarist who has gained fame as a member of the symphonic metal band Therion. Life Before Becoming Famous He started playing guitar at the age of eight. Other Informations He released his first album Cuero in the year 2000. Family Life He was born and raised in Zarate, Buenos Aires, Argentina. […]

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Herb Ellis

Herb Ellis About Jazz guitarist who was a member of the Oscar Peterson Trio. Life Before Becoming Famous He was inspired to take up the guitar after hearing a performance of George Barnes on radio and, while studying string bass in college, a series of fortuitous meetings helped him launch his career. Other Informations In […]

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Bas

Bas About Influencer who first became known as a member of the Thai pop group Better Weather.  Life Before Becoming Famous Better Weather began their careers by performing cover songs at a local pub.  Other Informations An avid traveler, he has contributed to the online travel magazine GoWentGo.  Family Life His girlfriend, Kaew Jarinya, has often […]

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Eric Poncet

Eric Poncet About Member of the French pop-punk group Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! that has released US charting albums called Pardon My French and Get Lost, Find Yourself. Life Before Becoming Famous He joined the band in 2007, replacing founding member Takami Nakamoto. Other Informations He became a music producer for a studio called Alias. […]

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Stuart Mathis

Stuart Mathis About Session guitarist with Jewel, LeAnn Rimes, and many more. He has also played with The Wallflowers. Life Before Becoming Famous He played the Los Angeles club scene until The Wallflowers released their first album. Other Informations He played lead guitar for The Wallflowers, as well as a series of other instruments. Family […]

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Dan Auerbach

Dan Auerbach About Guitarist and vocalist with The Black Keys known for such hits as “Lonely Boy” and “Everlasting Light.” The band’s album Brothers won three Grammy Awards. Life Before Becoming Famous He was the captain of his high school soccer team. His love of the blues was ignited by listening to records that belonged […]

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Jonny Greenwood

Jonny Greenwood About Multi-instrumentalist and composer who played lead guitar for the rock band Radiohead. He also worked as composer-in-residence for the BBC Concert Orchestra. Life Before Becoming Famous He and Radiohead (known at the time as On a Friday) signed their first record deal with EMI in 1991. Other Informations His brother, Colin, was […]