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Confirmed SiCK
Posts: 5
Joined: Tue Apr 20, 2010 12:00 am
Location: Hässleholm,Sweden
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Wed Apr 21, 2010 7:42 am

Ok, I thought it could be interesting to know a little about all you Blackstar users. So were are you from? What music do you play, and for how long have you played? Do you play in a band or just for your self?

I live in a small town in the south of Sweden called Hässleholm. I have played guitar for at least 25 years and I play in two bands, one coverband called Cliff and the Kidneystones and one hardrock/heavymetal band called Confirmed SiCK, that just got started. The coverband plays a lot of pop from the seventies and the eighties.

Now it´s your turn!

/Confirmed SiCK

gt_jumper
Posts: 320
Joined: Sun Apr 11, 2010 12:00 am
Location: Queensland Australia

Wed Apr 21, 2010 8:03 am

I'm 30, i have been playing for 18 years, mainly heavier stuff but delve into the lighter stuff from time to time.

And i live in north queensland Australia.

LonePhantom
Posts: 114
Joined: Tue Apr 20, 2010 12:00 am
Location: Canberra, Australia
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Wed Apr 21, 2010 10:03 am

I'm Stephen, 30, from Canberra, Australia.

I play predominately heavier stuff, punk, rock, metal, etc. Also dig the blues.

I'm currently working on writing music with another guy. Progressive punk is what I'd call it I guess.

Guitar Goober
Posts: 35
Joined: Tue Apr 20, 2010 12:00 am
Location: UK

Wed Apr 21, 2010 10:58 am

I'm 22, been playing for 9 years, self taught.

I'm in London, UK.

Recently joined a band playing rock type stuff with a few softer songs thrown in, got our first gig coming up in May.

Solenoid
Posts: 16
Joined: Tue Apr 20, 2010 12:00 am
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
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Wed Apr 21, 2010 12:28 pm

I'm Robin, 17years old,and i've been playing for .. +-5 years, it's coming along nicely :) first couple of years self-taught and then a few years of lessons to shape up my techniques and scalework :)
I'm seated in a small town "Brasschaat" located in antwerp, in Belgium :)

I play lot's o' genres, i try every genre :) from technical deathmetal to softrock :)
I play in a thrash/death metal band called warbeast Click for for myspace :)
we've been around for almost 2years, recorded a demo, actually we made a lot of progress in the 1year and a half we're playing :)

I started playing guitar because i thought the song " i'll be there for you" by the rembrants was awesome, and i wanted to play it. so many years later i still didn't take a look on how to play it :') acdc, guns n' roses and blacksabbath were more my stuff in the beginning :)

And from the blackstar point of view:
I first encountered blackstar in a guitarmagazine where they did a review of the artisan series. there i read something about blackstar being owned by a former marshall-crewmember (?) don't know if it was true, but a brand that has the same name as my favorite Carcass song surely got my interest :)
Later i ended up buying S1 straight cab. Awesome stuff!


That's all i can think of right now :)
Cheers!
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BRAINDAMAGE - SBUMBA
Posts: 3
Joined: Tue Apr 20, 2010 12:00 am

Wed Apr 21, 2010 1:09 pm

I'm Marco from Turin, Italy, I play in a thrash metal band called Braindamage since 1988 with 5 full lenght album sold worldwide:

Kingdom of madness (demotape 1989)
Signal the Rivolta (1993)
The turning point (1995)
Collapse (1999)
War against the almighty (2005)
The impostor (2009)

Bye!

Solenoid
Posts: 16
Joined: Tue Apr 20, 2010 12:00 am
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
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Wed Apr 21, 2010 1:18 pm

BRAINDAMAGE - SBUMBA wrote:I'm Marco from Turin, Italy, I play in a thrash metal band called Braindamage since 1988 with 5 full lenght album sold worldwide:

Kingdom of madness (demotape 1989)
Signal the Rivolta (1993)
The turning point (1995)
Collapse (1999)
War against the almighty (2005)
The impostor (2009)

Bye!
I actually recognize that name :D
can't see to remember where i heard from it though

middi
Posts: 11
Joined: Tue Apr 20, 2010 12:00 am
Location: West Yorkshire

Wed Apr 21, 2010 1:20 pm

im 26 from west yorkshire in the UK. i have an artisan 30h and artisan 2x12 cab.

ive just started a new band

BRAINDAMAGE - SBUMBA
Posts: 3
Joined: Tue Apr 20, 2010 12:00 am

Wed Apr 21, 2010 1:26 pm

Solenoid wrote:
BRAINDAMAGE - SBUMBA wrote:I'm Marco from Turin, Italy, I play in a thrash metal band called Braindamage since 1988 with 5 full lenght album sold worldwide:

Kingdom of madness (demotape 1989)
Signal the Rivolta (1993)
The turning point (1995)
Collapse (1999)
War against the almighty (2005)
The impostor (2009)

Bye!
I actually recognize that name :D
can't see to remember where i heard from it though
Yeah!Try to "google" Braindamage italy or visit our myspace http://www.myspace.com/braindamageitaly

you've probably heard of us for the tour in the UK with killing Joke in 1993

bye!

Solenoid
Posts: 16
Joined: Tue Apr 20, 2010 12:00 am
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
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Wed Apr 21, 2010 1:29 pm

BRAINDAMAGE - SBUMBA wrote:
Solenoid wrote:
BRAINDAMAGE - SBUMBA wrote:I'm Marco from Turin, Italy, I play in a thrash metal band called Braindamage since 1988 with 5 full lenght album sold worldwide:

Kingdom of madness (demotape 1989)
Signal the Rivolta (1993)
The turning point (1995)
Collapse (1999)
War against the almighty (2005)
The impostor (2009)

Bye!
I actually recognize that name :D
can't see to remember where i heard from it though
Yeah!Try to "google" Braindamage italy or visit our myspace http://www.myspace.com/braindamageitaly

you've probably heard of us for the tour in the UK with killing Joke in 1993

bye!
way ahead of you pall 8) was already on the myspace :P
And it could be that, but i highly doubt it, since i was 1 year old at the time :P

You've got some great tunes

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