Wanna Play Live? We're looking for a guitarist...

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  1. eaeolian

    eaeolian Pictures of guitars I don't even own anymore! Super Moderator

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    Howdy. I know I'm new here, and all, and I wasn't planning on having to do this, but...

    My band, Division is currently looking for a guitarist, after the guy with the pointy Jackson 7 strings (Matt) decided to move on to other ventures last week.

    Needless to say, this leaves us with a problem, since our music is virtually unplayable by a single guitarist, at least without a lot of smart harmonizer programming - and since I don't have a smart harmonizer, I feel it's a better financial move on my part to just find someone so I don't have to spend any more money of gear...

    (Well, OK, not really, it's just lets me buy DIFFERENT gear. :metal: )

    So, I figured this was a good place to look. We're a power/thrash/whatever metal band, with a heavy songwriting emphasis. We're in the Washington, DC area, and have lots of experience and contacts. We gig fairly regularaly, and are writing our fourth album while shopping a new three song demo.

    We're looking for someone with ability, drive, willingness to play 7 string (should be pretty easy to find here), decent gear (ditto), maybe some vocal ability, and somewhat realistic expectations.

    Still reading? Interested? Drop me a PM...

    Mike
     
  2. Chris

    Chris metalguitarist.org Forum MVP

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    Good luck bro. :hbang:
     
  3. The Dark Wolf

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    Not that this helps, but I was just in Fredericksburg last week, being a tourist in DC and whatnot. Took the VRE right through Woodbridge. :hbang:

    DC is awesome, BTW. But Va is TOO freakin' HOT! :lol:
     
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    I ran into the same problem with my last band, Byaxis. I wrote all the music for 2 guitarists. I had a hard time finding guys to commit to the band. We played tons of diatonic harmonies & I didn't have a smart harmonizer. Finally, I just got tired of being held back. When we began playing live, I just used the harmonizer in my Rocktron. It only does parallel harmonies, not diatonic. My harmonies didn't match up exactly to our CD, but I found that harmonies in 5ths and minor 3rds worked out quite well & still sounded great. Try that out. You may find out that you don't need another guitarist. ;)
     
  5. Shawn

    Shawn Ibanez Guitars Forum MVP

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    2 guitarists? I thought it was all you on "Born-Rough"...lol.
    Anyway, from what I heard, I liked it but, Im assuming The End Theory is better. :)

    Good luck, Eaeolian. ;)
     
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    i have the ability and the drive, but not the ability to drive to the DC area on a regular basis :).

    sounds like a great gig, good luck filling the spot!
     
  7. eaeolian

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    It's got it's moments. Can't say I blame anyone for not wanting to drive here...
     
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    The "Born" Rough Mix track I sent you WAS all me. I just recorded all the harmonies diatonically.
     
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    Your music is cool. Yep, LOL, you need two guitars. I think you'll find someone, though, without too much trouble. If you were in my area, I'd be all over that gig. :)
     
  10. eaeolian

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    Thanks. So far, there's a couple of candidates. Hopefully, one will work out, but the job's still open...
     
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    Wow, if I knew this before, I would have just dropped my harmonizer off, rather than torturing you with my playing. :shred: :lol:
     

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