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John 5 and The Creatures reveal new music video for two-part track “Crank It - Living with Ghosts”

John 5 and The Creatures - comprised of world-renowned guitarist John 5, bassist Ian Ross and drummer Logan Miles Nix - have launched another music video from their forthcoming full-length album, “Invasion”, for a two-part track entitled “Crank It - Living with Ghosts”.

The trippy video for this mind-boggling, hypnotic jam begins as a fluorescent, glow-in-the-dark extravaganza, transitioning with the music to something altogether more sinister.
 

John 5 And The Creatures to release new live album “It’s Alive!” on January 25th 2018

John 5 And The Creatures (bassist Ian Ross and drummer Logan Miles Nix) are set to release a brand new live album, “It’s Alive!”, in January.

Becoming available on Thursday, January 25th, 2018, “It’s Alive!” is the first album released by the world-renowned guitarist to be featured on vinyl. A stunning 24-page, full color tour book covering the John 5 And The Creatures tour journeys so far will also be available for separate purchase.
 

The Meier-Budjana Group announces October 2017 UK & European Tour

The Meier-Budjana Band is a group of superlative guitarists and accomplished musicians, corporately dedicated to creating music which exceeds stylistic and cultural bounds. True sonic explorers, in the most progressive jazz and beyond sense with distinctive ethnic bland of Middle-Eastern and South-East Asian flavors, theirs is a music which is both soulful and cerebral. Embracing a multitude of regional musical dialects from across the globe, MBB speaks in a profoundly unique, original voice – a voice bound by neither convention or preconception.
 
The band is co-chaired by Swiss-born and UK-based Nicolas Meier and Indonesian guitar icon of Balinese descent Dewa Budjana.

John 5 to release new studio album “Season of the Witch” on March 3rd 2017

World-renowned guitarist John 5 recently announced the release of his upcoming eighth full-length solo album, entitled “Season of the Witch”.

The fully-instrumental album, which features his band The Creatures (bassist Ian Ross and drummer Rodger Carter), is set to hit stores on March 3rd, 2017.

The album features experimentation with various genres - including western swing, Spanish flamenco, heavy metal and more - thoroughly showcasing John 5's diverse virtuosic abilities. Pre-orders will become available via iTunes in early February.
 

Nicolas Meier - Infinity

Nicolas Meier is a UK-based Swiss guitarist, who likes to blend various music styles together. Nicolas studied arranging with Max Jendly and Francis Boland before earning a scholarship to Berklee in Boston, USA and immersing himself in classic Amercian jazz (Parker, Coltrane, Miles etc.) and playing acoustic jazz and fusion. He graduated and returned to Switzerland in 1998. Later he had the chance to play alongside the legendary Jeff Beck on the Jeff Beck Band.
 

Stephen Duros


Hi Stephen… first of all, congrats on “AEAEA”. It’s a really intriguing and stimulating album on the whole.
 
S: Thank you so much! I appreciate your thoughts on the record.
 
 
Do tell us… how did you decide to deal with “Odyssey” on your new album and what’s the main thing that inspired you to write your own story?
 
S: The poem was inspiring, I wanted to carefully craft a story of my own that involved adventure, love, sadness, and all different kinds of emotions when listening.

Stephen Duros - AEAEA

Stephen Duros is a Greek-American flamenco guitarist. “AEAEA” is his new release (4th full-length), which deals with the mythological island, by the same name, found in the Greek poem “The Odyssey”. Stephen said that the album isn’t about that island per se but it’s mostly like a great starting point for his journey. I couldn’t have said it better! Stephen takes us on a long journey which consists of 12 chapters which are all connected together musically.
 

Ne Obliviscaris sign with Season of Mist

Season of Mist is proud to announce the signing of Australian progressive, extreme metal outfit NE OBLIVISCARIS! The band stand on their own by infusing their metal with western art music, jazz, and flamenco. With adventurous, progressive and nuanced compositions often exceeding ten minutes in length, NE OBLIVISCARIS add profound depth to a musical proficiency which reaches the highest levels.