Name: James D. Gilmore
Playing (years): 28 Years
Style: Progressive Metal Guitar
Gear: Gibson Flying V’s “Jerid” Custom Built Amps, and Boss-Morley- Ross-ADA-BBE-Aria-Yamaha, and various other effects.
Endorsements: None Currently. I’ve always had a problem with kissing ass.
Past accomplishments: My CDs! Method 2 Madness, Return II Madness, and Resurrection. These are the most important.
Current and upcoming projects: Currently promoting Resurrection, New 100% instrumental release coming in early 2005, also currently writing material for an 06 studio release. I’ll be recording a new batch of shows in the spring for the “Instrumental Warfare…Live!” CD. Also I’m considering shooting an instructional DVD.
Favorite guitarist: From Malmsteen to Vai, Hendrix to Angelo, Rhoads to Van Halen, there are too many to list!
Most Underrated Players: Michael Angelo, Michael Harris, and Joe Stump.
Best musician you’ve ever seen: See Above!
Four words that best describe what you want to get across in your playing: Melody, Progressive, Intense, SHRED
Your hero: Guys like Hendrix, Van Halen, Malmsteen, and anyone who flipped the rock world on it’s ear, and burned it!
Ultimate goal: To keep doing what I’m currently doing and if my biggest problem is getting cramps from smiling too much, I’m a lucky guy.
Midwest Independent Records
PO Box 103
Mason, OH 45040
Note: Soundstation may be changing to Soundloud in early 05.