Position in Maiden UK: Dave Murray – Lead Guitar
Other Bands: N.W.O.B.H.M legends AVENGER and Shokker
Favourite Iron Maiden Album(s): Seventh Son of a Seventh Son, Iron Maiden and The X Factor.
Guitarist Influences: Main Influences – Dave Murray (Also: Smith / Gers), Gary Moore, Yngwie Malmsteen, Eddie Van Halen, Glenn Tipton, Randy Rhodes, Richie Blackmore, Jimi Hendrix, Jason Becker, George Lynch, Michael Schenker.
Has shared stages with some of the top names in the music industry (across the world) with bands such as UFO, Twisted Sister, Diamond Head, Grim Reaper, Saxon and quite many more, playing festivals including Bloodstock 2011 / (and more recently) Ages of Metal 2013 (also completing a tour of Brazil).
Equipment used: MIJ Fender Stratocaster (W/ Humbucker, Floyd Rose + 22nd fret added), 2 x Jackson Dinky (Seymour Duncan JB pickups), Schecter Hellraiser, RR24 Rhodes V (Yellow and Black – W/ EMG 81), Michael Schenker Model V (Dean), Zakk Wylde Signature Epiphone (W/ upgraded EMG 81/85 pickups).
Amplification / FX: Engl Powerball, 2Marshall 1960 B 4X12 cabinets, POD XT Live, Ibanez TS-9 Tube Screamer, MXR EVH Phaser, Jim Dunlop Crybaby Wah Wah