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06/21/2014

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Guglielmo Feis

Wow! Am I the only wannabe shredding cocooner here? I hope your brother is now into some sort of music business. Being around 15 in the shrapnel era sounds like something great (i was -3 at that time).

Marcus Arvan

Guglielmo: My brother was actually offered a record-contract with Shrapnel at 16 or 17...and turned it down! I wish he hadn't. I think he'd probably be widely recognized as a Great Guitar Player now if he had. He was also with "Racer X" for a time as Paul Gilbert's replacement (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISEv0lHzkrA )

Anyway, great to hear you're a shredded too! I play guitar, but have no shredding ability, unfortunately. :)

Marcus Arvan

Oh, and yes, he's still in the business as a producer, mixer, and musician!

Guglielmo Feis

Hi Marcus!
Well, I'm not a shredder... I wanted to play that sort of things but I always failed in practicing daily.
Nonetheless, I've recently discovered "ditones" and I took some sort of commitment in discussing guitar here at http://shreddingditones.blogspot.com and now I try to practice at least 90 minutes/day.
I feel it also helps with philosophy, papers, etc.

Roger Turner

Definitely not the only wannabe shredder, here. I used to be in a metal band called Winter Solstice. You can hear some of our stuff, here (though, you might hate it):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDLazAB7SSI

Or you can listen to our record (The Fall of Rome) on iTunes. Anywho...

Guglielmo Feis

Hi Roger! Great to know! I'm not so much into that kind of metal but I loved the early Dark Tranquillity and Soilwork and quite a lot of Nevermore.

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