Joe Stump is an American guitarist and composer. He is currently playing for the band Exorcism, Raven Lord, HolyHell and his solo project. Stump plays in a style original to Yngwie Malmsteen and has released albums with his band, Reign of Terror, as well as with an earlier band from Boston called Trash Broadway, and as a solo artist.
|Birth name:||Joseph William Stump|
|Born:||Sept 18, 1960|
|Origin:||New York, United States|
|Genres:||Heavy metal, Power metal, Speed metal, neoclassical metal|
|Instruments:||Guitar, bass guitar|
|Labels:||Lion Music, Magic Circle Music|
|Associated acts:||Exorcism, Raven Lord, Reign of Terror, HolyHell|
|Website:||Joe Stump's Official site|
About Joe Stump
Lead guitarist for the symphonic metal band HolyHell and for the heavy medal band Raven Lord.
He picked up his first guitar at age ten and, at thirteen, he was inspired by Jimi Hendrix to begin practicing.
He attended the Berklee College of Music, which exposed him to a lot of classical music, influencing his sound.
He grew up in New York City.
He grew up listening to Yngwie Malmsteen almost daily and patterned both his guitar and his playing style after the great shredder.
Information related to Joe Stump
- Berklee College of Music faculty
- American heavy metal guitarists
- Berklee College of Music alumni