Adrian Belew is a legendary guitarist well-known for his diverse travels around the musical map. He is a multi-instrumentalist whose solo records are critically acclaimed. His moving singing voice and prolific songwriting has endeared a loyal fan base of music lovers. His music is being discovered everyday by more and more listeners thirsty for great music with a creative standard not often pushed by the commercial music industry.
Adrian first appeared on the guitar-world radar when he toured with Frank Zappa who later said, “Adrian reinvented electric guitar”. Adrian’s signature tones, unique use of effects and whammy bar remains completely different, and his techniques continue to be a huge influence on today’s guitarists. He was guitarist, songwriter and frontman Progressive Rock Powerhouse King Crimson for over 30 years. “Discipline”, Adrian’s first record with King Crimson, is listed among the most important rock records ever made.
Belew has had a career that commands both awe and respect from fellow musicians and loyal fans, from his first solo record “The Lone Rhino” to The Atlantic Records hit album “Mr. Music Head” or any of his other 20 solo records that push sonic boundaries while maintaining artistic integrity. Adrian shreds on guitar but also writes beautiful songs that will make you cry. Yes, Adrian has taken his fans on a wild ride through countless world tours and albums with David Bowie, Talking Heads, Laurie Anderson, NIN and Paul Simon. He truly is the Twang Bar King!
Meanwhile, Belew continues work on the latest additions to his FLUX project, including an album called FLUXbybelew and an in-app addition entitled FLUXation. FLUX is ‘music which is never the same twice’. To accommodate the original concept FLUX was released on iTunes as a music app for iPhone and iPad (the only one of its kind, available on iTunes at bit.ly/FLUX_cd) with the app downloaded, you press Play to activate 30 minutes of music, songs, sounds, and visuals which will never happen again in quite the same way. that’s because of some very clever algorithms and a huge amount of content.
Veteran touring and recording artist Saul Zonana has now released eleven studio albums and one live album, in addition to his work in the studio with countless other releases for artists such as Taylor Dayne, ATB, Adrian Belew, Blue Oyster Cult, Ace Frehley, and on and on…
Zonana has toured the world several times over with artists such as Ace Frehley, Adrian Belew, Crash Test Dummies and Lisa Loeb, and has built a strong and loyal fan base in the USA and Canada.
Along the way he has secured two major recording contracts, two major publishing deals,and has received strong US radio play for his songs “Holiday” and “Chasin’ It”.
Zonana is known for his mash-up of hooky progressive melodic pop songs with catchy and classic old fashion rock. His flare for odd guitar tones, along with catchy guitar solos, has earned him respect from fans and peers alike.
Zonana fronted the first American band to ever play in Red Square, Moscow, in front of 70,000 fans. In May 2007, he was featured on the cover of Guitar Magazine with Carlos Santana, along with a full feature article.
He’s contributed music to films and TV shows including Crazy Love, Men In Trees, Party Of Five, 24, Wonderful World, Dirt, Beautiful People, Army Wives, and Arrested Development.
Despite his many accomplishments, Zonana remains focused on the future and is currently touring with his solo ‘loops and gadgets’ show in 2016.