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BAD BRAD WARNING
Professional Lead Guitarist & Songwriter(Self-taught)
30 years of Live Performances(Over 6,000 shows to date.)
WINNER: 2016 WISCONSIN AREA MUSIC INDUSTRY AWARD "BEST GUITARIST"
Started learning banjo at age 9.
Switched to acoustic guitar at age 11.
Switched to electric guitar at age 13.
First garage band at 15, first performing band at 17.
Started performing in bars/clubs at 18.
Performed nationally for several years in over a dozen states in the club circuits.
Lived in South Dakota, Ohio, New York, Florida and now resides back in Wisconsin.(Home)
Has performed continuously since 1987 to now.
(No "hang it ups", no "quits", no "get back in its".)
"I Live to Play & I Play to Live" -Bad Brad
NOW OPEN FOR "FINANCIALLY WORTHWHILE" OPPORTUNITIES!
1.) Band Offers
2.) Side Projects
3.) Fill-in Work
4.) Studio Work/Session Recording
6.) Writing(Both Musical & Stand Alone)
7.) Social Media Management/FB Page Administration
8.) Digital Artwork(Poster/Flyer Creation)
9.) Entertainment Promotion/Club Entertainment Management
*If you can dream it and if it PAYS, you'll have my attention!
(Must pay decent as this is how I make my way through Life.)
Also, on the offshoot that those offers are a bit scarce...
I will also entertain possibilities for Part-Time "Day Jobs" as well.(Must fit within my career-minded schedule.)
Besides being a dedicated performing musician, I am a damn good Digital Artist and Inspirational Writer who does contract work on the side.(I like to keep my creative mind active.)
I've spent 11 years promoting and helping to propel a Wisconsin based Classic Rock band to Award-Winning Status.
(That band is on a much deserved hiatus for the time being.)
So, if you happen to have need of my services, please FB message me through this page, BAD BRAD WARNING.
Peace & Rock
- Screen name:
- Member since:
- Aug 29 2017
- Active over 1 month ago
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Available to gig:
- 2-3 nights a week
- Most available:
Influences range greatly and he has always been drawn to intricate, melodic & fast lead work. With flavors of Classical, Blues and Country. Influences include:
Lynch, Sykes, Friedman/Mustaine, Tipton/Downing, Murray/Smith, Gilbert/Bouillet, Jake E. Lee, Blackmoore, Malmsteen, Trower, Petrucci, Alex Nelson, Rhoads, DeGarmo/Wilson and many more.
- Rhythm Guitar:
- Lead Guitar:
- Acoustic Guitar:
- Background Singer:
Gibson Les Paul Customs, Mesa Boogie and Soldano Amplification, an array of true-bypass effects pedals, D'Addario NYXL strings and Steve Clayton Custom picks.
Hail to the King(outro solo)
Hail to the King(outro solo) Genre: Metal
Lead Work #1
Lead Work #1 Genre: Classic Rock
Lead Work #2
Lead Work #2 Genre: Metal
Lead Work #3
Lead Work #3 Genre: Rock
ALIEN Year: 2010 Genre: Progressive
A conceptual instrumental about an alien that crash lands on Earth and is on the run from the powers that be.