PROFILE PAUL GILBERTESE (ex Mr.BIG / former racer-X)
August 22, 2009 2 Comments
PAUL GILBERTESE (ex Mr.BIG / former racer-X)
Full Name: Paul Brandon Gilbert
Place / Date of Birth: 6 November 1966 in Carbondale Illinois – USA.
Current Band Group: Racer X
Group Band Previous: Racer X, Mr.Big
Influence: Eddie Van Halen
Education: graduate GIT (Guitar Institute of Technology) and GIT instructor.
Guitar: Ibanez Paul Gilbert Model (PGM) Signature Series
Expertise: Alternate picking, string skipping, Arpeggio, etc..
Paul Gilbert is one of the guitar gods like Steve Vai, Yngwie, John Petrucci other. Paul is known through previous group band Mr.Big, Mr.Big recording the behavior of raising the name of Paul participated in the rock music world.
Paul alone is enough mengegerkan guitar world in the year 86-87 as the fastest guitarist in the world when Paul still join the group the band Racer X. Techniques have been perfect game when he was a new turn 17 that year.
At the age of 5 years (1971) Paul has begun to learn gitarnya, 10 the next year (1981) Paul rekamannya try sending a demo to producer Mike Varney and Mike dugaanya outside the game is on the side of Tony Macalpine.
In 1984 Paul moved to LA and continue to school gitarnya to GIT (Guitar Institute of Technology) and has now become a guitar instructor, the school is prestigious.
In 1986 he joined the band with the first Racer X album debutnya “Street Lethal” and “Second Heat” (1987) & “Live! Extreme Volume” (1988).
In 1989 Paul left Racer X and the group joined the band MR.BIG bass player with the patriarch of “Billy Sheehan”, vocalis Eric Martin and drummer Pat Torpey.
They launched the first album “MR.BIG” and MR.BIG appear for the first time in Japan in October.
Then Paul launched next album: “Live! Raw Like Sushi” (1990), “Mr Big – Lean into it” (1991), “Mr.Big – San Francisco Live” (1992), “Racer X – Live Extreme Volume 2 “(1992),” Mr.Big – bump Ahead “(1993),” Mr.Big – Live! Raw Like Sushi 2 “(1994),” HEY MAN “&” The best of MR.BIG “(1996), “Hard Rock Cafe,” “Live At Budokan” & solo “King of Club” (1997)
The song “To Be With You” (from the album “Lean Into It”) in the first position in the magazine Billborad USA for 3 weeks.
In 1998 Paul appear first in Japan with a solo album. Paul launched a solo album “Flying Dog”. In 1999 Paul returned to Japan and launched a second solo album “Beehive Live” album and the third Racer X “Technical Difficulties”.
Year 2003 Burning Organ album is released, this time to enter Indonesia under the umbrella label Enterprise Staria. But the next album, Acoustic Samurai Staria no longer in, but move to the music label variant. Paul and the promo tour of the album “One spaceship” to Indonesia. This is greeted enthusiastically by fans-penggemarnya, The origin of many American artists who withdraw for fear disweeping by certain parties.
From: Kerrangg magazines