April 16, 2007 @ 12:49 am by sean
A song by Joe Stump just came up on Pandora.
I have no idea who this Joe Stump is,
but the album this song is on is called
Night of the Living Shred.
What a phenomenal title.
According to Amazon, he also has albums called:
Speed Metal Messiah
Supersonic Shred Machine
2001: A Shred Odyssey
Someone is apparently familiar with this man. Here is a review of Shredology/Midwest Shredfest
“For all of those that want to treat themselves to some mind-blowing,
ass-kicking, take-no-prisoners guitar shred, look no further. Mr. Stump
is the apotheosis of instrumental guitar genius, brilliantly fusing
classical and heavy metal music together into one dynamic package. This
priceless anothology runs the gamut from some of his best tracks, to
his uncompromising live performances. I guarantee you WILL NOT be
disappointed at all when you purchase this album-prepare to be
catapulted to dizzying heights of awe and rapture from the sheer genius
and velocity of Stump’s compositions. If I had to describe Stump’s
style in a proverbial nutshell, I would opine that it is the musical
equivalent to Malmsteen, to about the 100th power, cranked all the way
up to hyper-speed. By the way Malmsteen, step aside, brother-it’s time
to make room for the new metal guitar god (this man’s music blows
anything Malmsteen has ever done out of the water)! HAIL STUMP!”
Hail Stump indeed.
Am I the only one ignorant of this man and his glorious contributions to music?
The world must know of this legend and his contribution to mankind.