Not so new but here goes

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Johnnyrock, Jul 13, 2018.

  1. Johnnyrock

    Johnnyrock New Member

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    Ok, I'm 58 years old and am an old metal head. Not currently playing in a band but have played In bands most of my life. I've toured many times and was lucky enough to open for some national acts such as Y&T, Foghat, Pat Travers, Robin Trower, The Tubes, Ronnie Montrose, Michael Schenker to name a few. Never was signed but had some small success. I play mostly for fun now. Had at one point four full Marshall stacks but they took up way too much room and I had some financial probs so they all went eventually. Wasn't touring and didn't have roadies anymore plus that stuff is heavy. I am now playing a much smaller set up . The poor man's Soldano meaning Jet City. A jca 50h and 100hdm heads and two jca 24s+ cabs. I play mostly Ibanez guitars but have an epi Paul and a Dean Schenker custom flames V. I am an old school shredder meaning before sweeping was popular. My style is a cross between Schenker and schon in style but I'm really digging the newer metal bands. Anyway, that's me in a nutshell. My grandkids think I'm cool though cause their grandpa has lots of tats lol!
     
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    BGood Well-Known Member

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    Welcome Johnny. Intresting road you've been on.
    Everybody here is a voyeur, and they like guitar porn. Can we see yours ?
     
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    Stuart Well-Known Member

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    I’m callin’ it early... Best intro post ever!... Welcome Johnny... & there are plenty of us ‘road worn’ guys hangin’ here :dude:
     
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    John Well-Known Member

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    Welcome Johnny, cool story. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Raiyn Well-Known Member

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    Good to have you onboard Johnny. :headbanger:
    As others have mentioned, pictures (of your axes) are all but mandatory around here.
    :photos::cheers:
     
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    John Well-Known Member

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    :hmm:patiently waiting....
     
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    Shadow Explorer Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the forums, and that's one cool introduction!
     
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    Paruwi Kraut-Rocker Staff Member

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    Welcome here @€pitalk

    :wave:
     
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    Welcome Johnny. Lots of us here around your age. I played in bands in the 80's, never to the extent you did, then wandered away from music for many years. I was just getting back into playing with a couple of buddies 10 years ago when my daughter came along and life changed a little :shock:. But whether or not I ever get to gig again, I do know now that guitar is an essential part of life, and I'm glad to hear you still have your interest :thumb:.
     
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