Fans of maniacal guitar driven releases and amazing
displays of power and jaw dropping technical command prepare yourselves
as the Shredlord returns with The Dark Lord Rises October 23rd!
Amercian Shred Guitar legend Joe Stump returns with the best album of a
career spanning over 20 years His new record The Dark Lord Rises is
home to 11 new tracks full of the guitar abuse Joe’s worldwide legion
of fans know and love all delivered in his inimitable style.
Dark, brooding and oozing with major attitude, The Dark Lord Rises
delivers Joe’s incredible playing, showcased nicely inside very
listenable musical songs that use influences from various schools of
metal and hard rock . It’ll appeal to both guitar enthusiasts as well
as fans of guitar driven metal.
To those of you in guitar and metal circles Joe Stump should need no
introduction. The Shredlord has been raining down full throttle neo-
classical shred/speed metal since Guitar Dominance was released over 20
years ago. He is one of the most intense and over the top guitarists on
the planet and his maniacal guitar driven releases are amazing displays
of power and jaw dropping technical command. He was named by Guitar One
magazine as one of the top 10 fastest shredders of all time , by Guitar
World as one of the 50 fastest players of all time and by Guitarist
magazine as one of the top 20 shredders of all time. He has appeared in
countless guitar and metal based publications, fanzines and webzines
He has toured the world both as a solo artist and with metal bands Joe
Stump`s Reign Of Terror, HolyHell , RavenLord and Exorcism. Joe`s also
an Associate Professor at the esteemed Berklee College where he`s been
the metal/shred guitar specialist for the last 22 years. The Dark Lord
Rises marks Joe`s 10 solo record and once again the Shredlord has
raised his game in every aspect still finding another gear .