Artists

 

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NICOLAS MORASSUTTO

Models used: CS-250

Band:  THE GANGSTERS

County: ITALY

Nicolas Morassutto is the guitar player of the band “The Gangsters”.
The Gangsters is a band formed in 2012 by Giacomo Petrussa, Gianluca Margherit and Nicolas Morassutto in Udine, Italy.
In the beginning of 2014 they started to record their own songs and released their first album, “Tonight”. In July 2015, 2nd album “Different Shades of Change” was released with fanatical expression of their “Rock Spirits” and was highly reputed among the public despite it was released as self-produced.
In January 2016 bass player Gionata Zorzettig has joined to the band, and The Gangsters is now working for the 3rd album. For further information please visit https://www.facebook.com/herecomesthegangsters/

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OLI STEADMAN

Oli Steadman is a bass player of a British alternative folk-rock band Stornoway.
Their sound incorporates an ever-changing selection of stringed instruments and keyboards,
supported by a typical pop backline of guitar, drums, and bass guitar.

Stornowas released their 3rd album “Bonxie” on 13th April 2015 entering the UK Charts at number 20 after a mid-week position of 12. Bonxie received stellar reviews from The Guardian, Uncut, Q Magazine, Mojo, The Mirror, The Daily Mail,
and The Daily Star. On 21 April the band embarked on a tour of the UK, including two sold out shows at Islington Assembly Hall.

 

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ARIA ARTIST PICKUP -BRAD RUSSELL

Brad Russell is a New York based bass player and currently freelances on such Broadway hit shows as Grease,
Jersey Boys & Memphis.
In 2008 Brad auditioned and was hired for guitarist Joe Satriani’s world tour.
Recently, Brad completed his CD “Lets Hear It!” which features
guest appearances by Joe Satriani,Gregg Bissonette and Kevin Russell.
Upon Satriani’s recommendation, Steve Vai listened to Brad’s CD and released
it on his label “Digital Nations”.

For further info please visit https://www.facebook.com/brad.russell.712?fref=ts

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Cliff Burton

Cliff Burton was the bassist of  Metallica and known as the best heavy metal bassist ever.
He chose ARIA SB-BLACK’N GOLD I as his partner and performed on the band’s first three studio albums, Kill ‘Em AllRide the Lightning, and Master of Puppets. He also received a posthumous writing credit for the song “To Live Is to Die” from the band’s fourth studio album, …And Justice For All. He was selected as the ninth greatest bassist of all time in an online reader poll organized by Rolling Stone in 2011.

Models Used
SB-Black n’ gold I
SB-1000
Bands
Metallica
Country
United States of America

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John Taylor

John Taylor is the bassist and co-founder of the world famous 1980’s British super group Duran Duran. John’s career has spanned over thirty years in the music industry and has seen his superb playing with bands like The Power Station and Neurotic Outsiders. In 2013 John was awarded MusicRadar’s ‘Greatest Bassist Of All Time’. He continues to play extensively around the world and will be playing with Duran Duran on their upcoming album for 2015.

Model Used
SB-1000
Bands
Duran Duran
Country
United Kingdom

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Kevin Russell

Kevin Russell was born and raised in the Motor City and has a very unique blend blues, rock and soul.
Kevin says: “It’s a Motor City thing!” Kevin is a very soulful guitar player as well as singer/songwriter and record producer.
Kevin first rose to prominence with his classic rock band 707. Scoring a couple of rock radio classics hits and toured
playing arenas throughout the 80’s. Kevin has also played with a who’s who list of recording and touring artists throughout his career.
Having recently finished over 380 shows in the cast of the Broadway Smash Hit Show “Jersey Boys” in NYC & SF..
Kevin’s 707 smash rock hit “I Could Be Good For You” featured in the block buster film “Grown Ups” starring Adam Sandler.

Model Used
PE-LUX
Bands
The Kevin Russell Band
707
Country
United States of America

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Henrick Flyman

Henrik Flyman is a Swedish guitarist, award winning composer and producer. Henrik is best known for his longest lasting band, Evil Masquerade. He’s been a great Aria supporter for 20+ years in Europe.

www.henrikflyman.com

Model Used
PE-1500
Bands
Evil Masquerade
Lacrimosa
Country
Sweden

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Brad Russell

Brad Russell is a New York based bass player and currently freelances on such Broadway hit shows as Grease,
Jersey Boys & Memphis.
In 2008 Brad auditioned and was hired for guitarist Joe Satriani’s world tour.
Recently, Brad completed his CD “Lets Hear It!” which features
guest appearances by Joe Satriani,Gregg Bissonette and Kevin Russell.
Upon Satriani’s recommendation, Steve Vai listened to Brad’s CD and released
it on his label “Digital Nations”.

Models Used
RSB-1500/M
Specially Customized with Kahler Tremolo Unit
Country
United States of America

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Don Wilson

Don Wilson is the guitarist and the co-founder of “The Ventures”.
The Ventures was formed in 1958, Bob Bogle and Don Wilson formed the nucleus of the original music group, The Ventures. The duo was joined a few years later by Nokie Edwards to record “Walk, Don’t Run”. The song hit Billboard’s Singles Chart on July 18, 1960 and peaked at #2. The rest, as they say, is history. The band became one of the most popular and biggest selling acts of the 1960s, and was prolific during the 60’s in terms of touring and recording, particularly albums.
More than 50 years later – with record sales at 100 million plus – with 14 songs that hit the Singles Charts – with 38 LPs that hit the Album Charts (including their smash seasonal Christmas album) – with a lineup that remains solid – The Ventures style and sound is as pure and powerful as ever.

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VM-2001
VM-2013
Band
The Ventures
Country
United States of America