On this page you can view musicians or important musical figures that I had the opportunity to meet along the years. From legendary rock & jazz icons to my own tutors & other renowned guitar educators and/or manufacturers.

Musician_Gallery
With my all-time fave guitarist, Brazilian EGBERTO GISMONTI

With my all-time fave guitarist, Brazilian EGBERTO GISMONTI
Asking EGBERTO GISMONTI for an autograph

Asking EGBERTO GISMONTI for an autograph
Geddy Lee, legendary bass, vox & keys for Canadian power-trio RUSH! Of all places, I met him at a food expo :)

Geddy Lee, legendary bass, vox & keys for Canadian power-trio RUSH! Of all places, I met him at a food expo 🙂
with legendary guitarist Marti Friedman, ex-CACAPHONY ex-MEGADETH

with legendary guitarist Marti Friedman, ex-CACAPHONY ex-MEGADETH
Mro Tony Pace - my 1st guitar tutor from Malta

Mro Tony Pace – my 1st guitar tutor from Malta
Joe Stump, shredder extraordinaire & my private guitar tutor at Berklee College of Music

Joe Stump, shredder extraordinaire & my private guitar tutor at Berklee College of Music
With two-neck shredder Michael D'Angelo

With two-neck shredder Michael D'Angelo
With amazing guitarist Mike Rizzo, SOULFLY

With amazing guitarist Mike Rizzo, SOULFLY
Mike Kenneally, guitarist/keyboardist (Frank Zappa, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani etc) at Berklee!

Mike Kenneally, guitarist/keyboardist (Frank Zappa, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani etc) at Berklee!
Stu Hamm, bassist for Joe Satriani & others

Stu Hamm, bassist for Joe Satriani & others
Trev Wilkinson, guitar maker and owner of Fret King Guitars

Trev Wilkinson, guitar maker and owner of Fret King Guitars
Tony Skinner, director of Registry of Guitar Tutors

Tony Skinner, director of Registry of Guitar Tutors
Vic Hyland, NLP educator & RGT examiner

Vic Hyland, NLP educator & RGT examiner
With Severine & Philippe, HOLY RECORDS & MISANTHROPE

With Severine & Philippe, HOLY RECORDS & MISANTHROPE
Jon Oliva, PAIN ex-SAVATAGE

Jon Oliva, PAIN ex-SAVATAGE
WIth Bill Steer (CARCASS, ANGEL WITCH, etc) & my friend Dino (LITHOMANCY, VICTIMS OF CREATION, DELUGE OF SORROW, etc)

WIth Bill Steer (CARCASS, ANGEL WITCH, etc) & my friend Dino (LITHOMANCY, VICTIMS OF CREATION, DELUGE OF SORROW, etc)
Wino, ST. VITUS, THE OBSESSED, SHRINEBUILDER, etc

Wino, ST. VITUS, THE OBSESSED, SHRINEBUILDER, etc
Henry Vasquez, ST VITUS drummer

Henry Vasquez, ST VITUS drummer
Between Messiah Marcolin & Leif Edling, CANDLEMASS

Between Messiah Marcolin & Leif Edling, CANDLEMASS
Engulfed by Rob Lowe & Matt from CANDLEMASS

Engulfed by Rob Lowe & Matt from CANDLEMASS
With Lars “Lasse” Johansson, CANDLEMASS (SW)

With Lars “Lasse” Johansson, CANDLEMASS (SW)
Patrick Uterwick PESTILENCE & Tony Choy, PESTILENCE, ATHEIST, CYNIC, etc

Patrick Uterwick PESTILENCE & Tony Choy, PESTILENCE, ATHEIST, CYNIC, etc
With Paolo, SEPULTURA bass player

With Paolo, SEPULTURA bass player
With Andreas Kisser, guitarist for SEPULTURA, London 2014

With Andreas Kisser, guitarist for SEPULTURA, London 2014
With Andreas Kisser, guitarist for SEPULTURA, Sydney 2003/4

With Andreas Kisser, guitarist for SEPULTURA, Sydney 2003/4
Igor Cavalera, SEPULTURA

Igor Cavalera, SEPULTURA
With Derrick Green, SEPULTURA (Brazil)

With Derrick Green, SEPULTURA (Brazil)
Steve Souza, DUBLIN DEATH PATROL & ex-EXODUS vox

Steve Souza, DUBLIN DEATH PATROL & ex-EXODUS vox
DUBLIN DEATH PATROL inc. Chuck Billy, TESTAMENT

DUBLIN DEATH PATROL inc. Chuck Billy, TESTAMENT
With legendary thrash frontman Mille Petrozza from KREATOR

With legendary thrash frontman Mille Petrozza from KREATOR
Chucky, TROUBLE

Chucky, TROUBLE
MY DYING BRIDE (UK)

MY DYING BRIDE (UK)
With Hamish, MY DYING BRIDE (UK) & Dino

With Hamish, MY DYING BRIDE (UK) & Dino
Recalling ANATHEMA's gig in Malta, with Duncan ex-ANATHEMA ex-ANTIMATTER & Danny, ANATHEMA

Recalling ANATHEMA's gig in Malta, with Duncan ex-ANATHEMA ex-ANTIMATTER & Danny, ANATHEMA
With Danny, ANATHEMA

With Danny, ANATHEMA
With the more than legendary VOIVOD & Walter, ROADBURN fest (NL) organiser

With the more than legendary VOIVOD & Walter, ROADBURN fest (NL) organiser
With Mick & Schmier, DESTRUCTION, German thrash metal titans

With Mick & Schmier, DESTRUCTION, German thrash metal titans
Another Mick & Schmier shot with DESTRUCTION

Another Mick & Schmier shot with DESTRUCTION
With Lee Dorian, CATHEDRAL & guess who again? Id-Dino

With Lee Dorian, CATHEDRAL & guess who again? Id-Dino
NOCTURNUS keyboardist

NOCTURNUS keyboardist
Martin Van Drunen, vox/ bass&vox (HAIL OF BULLETS, ASPHYX, BOLT-THROWER, PESTILENCE)

Martin Van Drunen, vox/ bass&vox (HAIL OF BULLETS, ASPHYX, BOLT-THROWER, PESTILENCE)
With Flo, drummer extraordinaire with CRYPTOPSY

With Flo, drummer extraordinaire with CRYPTOPSY
With Ross Dolan IMMOLATION and a security guy eager to clear the club once the gig was over :)

With Ross Dolan IMMOLATION and a security guy eager to clear the club once the gig was over 🙂
Eric Rutan, HATE ETERNAL ex-MORBID ANGEL & sought-after death metal producer

Eric Rutan, HATE ETERNAL ex-MORBID ANGEL & sought-after death metal producer
With Garm ULVER ex-ARCTURUS after their show at Queen Elizabeth Hall in London

With Garm ULVER ex-ARCTURUS after their show at Queen Elizabeth Hall in London
With ONSLAUGHT vocalist & here we go again... id-Dino :)

With ONSLAUGHT vocalist & here we go again… id-Dino 🙂
EARTH (US)

EARTH (US)
with my friend Klaus & Nic Endo, ATARI TEENAGE RIOT & ALEC EMPIRE

with my friend Klaus & Nic Endo, ATARI TEENAGE RIOT & ALEC EMPIRE
With Mike, OPETH

With Mike, OPETH
Peter Lindgren, ex-OPETH guitarist

Peter Lindgren, ex-OPETH guitarist
The once Uruguayan OPETH rhythm powerforce - Martin Mendez & Martin Lopez

The once Uruguayan OPETH rhythm powerforce – Martin Mendez & Martin Lopez
With Martin Lopez, ex-OPETH drummer

With Martin Lopez, ex-OPETH drummer
Partying with ALCHEMIST in Sydney, Australia

Partying with ALCHEMIST in Sydney, Australia
Meeting Andy from ALCHEMIST by chance at Hellfest!

Meeting Andy from ALCHEMIST by chance at Hellfest!
With Shane Embury, NAPALM DEATH, LOCK-UP, BRUJERIA, etc

With Shane Embury, NAPALM DEATH, LOCK-UP, BRUJERIA, etc
With "Barney", NAPALM DEATH

With "Barney", NAPALM DEATH
JARBOE keyboardist Fade Kainer

JARBOE keyboardist Fade Kainer
With DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA (Norway)

With DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA (Norway)
More DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA (Norway)

More DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA (Norway)
DYING FETUS (US)

DYING FETUS (US)
Meeting Japanese CHURCH OF MISERY at Roadburn

Meeting Japanese CHURCH OF MISERY at Roadburn
With Dutch prog sensation EXIVIOUS

With Dutch prog sensation EXIVIOUS
Stoner doom Germans GORILLA MONSOON

Stoner doom Germans GORILLA MONSOON
With German thrashers DEW-SCENTED

With German thrashers DEW-SCENTED
Italian avant-garde exteme metal EPHEL DUATH

Italian avant-garde exteme metal EPHEL DUATH
Italian stoners EL THULE

Italian stoners EL THULE
With shoegaze black metal Frenchies ALCEST

With shoegaze black metal Frenchies ALCEST
At Wacken with DESASTER (US)

At Wacken with DESASTER (US)
With Harry Armstrong, ex-DECOMPOSED

With Harry Armstrong, ex-DECOMPOSED
meeting Harry again backstage at Roadburn, where we both were to meet VOIVOD

meeting Harry again backstage at Roadburn, where we both were to meet VOIVOD
With legends SEPTIC FLESH (Greece)

With legends SEPTIC FLESH (Greece)
SEPTIC FLESH

SEPTIC FLESH
With HATEBREED drummer

With HATEBREED drummer
Daniel Liljekvist, KATATONIA & moi sharing a beer!

Daniel Liljekvist, KATATONIA & moi sharing a beer!
with KATATONIA @ Hellfest

with KATATONIA @ Hellfest
Finnish funereal doomsters HOODED MENACE

Finnish funereal doomsters HOODED MENACE
Industrial family AMPERSAND (UK)

Industrial family AMPERSAND (UK)
INNER RAGE, r.i.p. yet still among the most amazing London bands ever!

INNER RAGE, r.i.p. yet still among the most amazing London bands ever!
ABYSS & AD NOCTUM (Germany)

ABYSS & AD NOCTUM (Germany)
SIGH (Japan)

SIGH (Japan)
With Ben Ward from ORANGE GOBLIN

With Ben Ward from ORANGE GOBLIN
with KRISIUN @ Wacken

with KRISIUN @ Wacken
UK death lunatics META-STASIS

UK death lunatics META-STASIS
NOVEMBRE from Italy

NOVEMBRE from Italy
Greek doom/death sensation NIGHTFALL in Wacken

Greek doom/death sensation NIGHTFALL in Wacken
As good as Port Wine, MOONSPELL

As good as Port Wine, MOONSPELL
Brazilian & Colombian thrashers in London NECRORISER

Brazilian & Colombian thrashers in London NECRORISER
OPETH at Hellfest with myself & my Malta mate Alan in the middle

OPETH at Hellfest with myself & my Malta mate Alan in the middle
With ORPHANED LAND after their London show

With ORPHANED LAND after their London show
La gente mexicana ROTTENNESS

La gente mexicana ROTTENNESS
Sabrina Klassen, HOLY MOSES thrash front mistress!

Sabrina Klassen, HOLY MOSES thrash front mistress!
Pyschobilly US guys SHADOW REICHENSTEIN's bassist

Pyschobilly US guys SHADOW REICHENSTEIN's bassist
With Einar Sjurso, VIRUS & ex-BEYOND DAWN drummer, DUPLICATE Records owner

With Einar Sjurso, VIRUS & ex-BEYOND DAWN drummer, DUPLICATE Records owner
STINKING LIVIZATA drummer supreme!

STINKING LIVIZATA drummer supreme!
TRIPTYKON drummer

TRIPTYKON drummer
With Alvaro, ex-UNDERCROFT (Chile)

With Alvaro, ex-UNDERCROFT (Chile)
Amazing thrash act VATICIDE from Sydney (AUS)

Amazing thrash act VATICIDE from Sydney (AUS)
Playing at "who is smarter?" with Dave Rotten from AVULSED & Drowned Productions (ES)

Playing at "who is smarter?" with Dave Rotten from AVULSED & Drowned Productions (ES)
VIRGIN BLACK (AUS)

VIRGIN BLACK (AUS)
Doom titans NOMAD SON from Malta

Doom titans NOMAD SON from Malta
With doom premieres FORSAKEN from Malta!

With doom premieres FORSAKEN from Malta!
With BEHEADED from Malta in Camden, London

With BEHEADED from Malta in Camden, London
BEHEADED (MT) in Malta itself

BEHEADED (MT) in Malta itself
The Dimech brothers from MARTYRIUM

The Dimech brothers from MARTYRIUM
HEMLOCK (Malta)

HEMLOCK (Malta)
THE EYE-SKANDAL, Maltese ska band

THE EYE-SKANDAL, Maltese ska band
with LOATHE, Malta when they played London

with LOATHE, Malta when they played London
ABYSMAL TORMENT, Malta. Special pic as I stand next to Wayne (to my right) who sadly passed away in a work accident years later

ABYSMAL TORMENT, Malta. Special pic as I stand next to Wayne (to my right) who sadly passed away in a work accident years later
ARACHNID (Malta)

ARACHNID (Malta)
BLACK TAPE FOR A BLUE GIRL after their show in Cambridge, USA

BLACK TAPE FOR A BLUE GIRL after their show in Cambridge, USA
WITHIN TEMPTATION, NL

WITHIN TEMPTATION, NL
Zoran, KILLRAZOR (AUS)

Zoran, KILLRAZOR (AUS)
Jazz master Frank Vignola

Jazz master Frank Vignola
Trevor Peres, OBITUARY

Trevor Peres, OBITUARY
Yossi Sasi, ex-ORPHANED LAND now solo guitarist

Yossi Sasi, ex-ORPHANED LAND now solo guitarist
Vinny Raniolo, swing maestro

Vinny Raniolo, swing maestro
With Kevin & Luc from GORGUTS

With Kevin & Luc from GORGUTS