Thursday, May 25, 2017

About


Paul CrookPaul Crook is an internationally acclaimed guitarist and highly sought after songwriter, producer and engineer. Known for his stints as lead guitarist for metal pioneers Anthrax, vocal icon Sebastian Bach and currently performing with the legendary Meat Loaf, Paul has established himself as one of the world’s premier rock and metal guitarists. It is that reputation that has Paul contacted for studio session work with famed producers including Rob Cavallo (Green Day, Dave Matthews Band) and Kevin Shirley (Iron Maiden, Led Zeppelin) as well as being personally selected by world renowned Queen guitarist Brian May to perform those classic Queen licks in the Las Vegas version of the smash hit musical “We Will Rock You”.

Having toured the world countless times, performing on gold and platinum selling albums as well as major motion picture soundtracks, Paul continues to enjoy what has been a successful two decades long career.

Performance Experience:

– Lead Guitarist for Meat Loaf: Present

– Lead Guitarist for “We Will Rock You” the musical based on the music of QUEEN produced by Brian May, Roger Taylor and Robert De Niro. Written by Ben Elton

– Lead Guitarist for Sebastian Bach: 1999- 2004

– Lead Guitarist for Anthrax: 1994-2001

Has performed on:

Today Show, The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Lopez Tonight, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, QVC, VH1, MTV, Dick Clark’s Rockin’ Eve, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Fox Morning Breakfast, Much Music (Canada), Channel Plus (France), Top Of The Pops (UK and Germany), ESPN, BBC, CNN Sports, Wetten Das (Germany), NFL network

Has appeared on:

– Meat Loaf: “Hell In A Handbasket” (Produced, Engineering and Performed)

– Meat Loaf: “Hang Cool Teddy Bear” produced by Rob Cavallo

– Adam Lambert: “Time For Miracles” for the Major Motion Picture 2012.
Produced by Rob Cavallo

– Meat Loaf: “Bat Out Of Hell III” produced by Desmond Child

– Meat Loaf: “In Search Of Paradise” full feature Documentary film

– Meat Loaf: “Bat Out Of Hell Live With The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra” DVD/ CD

– Meat Loaf: “Couldn’t Have Said It Better” music video

– Anthrax: “Stomp 442”

– Anthrax: “Volume 8” (Produced, Engineered and Performed)

– M.O.D: “The Rebel You Love To Hate” (Produced, Engineered and Performed)

– Sebastian Bach: “Forever Wild” DVD

– Sebastian Bach: “The Last Hard Men”

– “Ghost Of Mars”: Major Motion Picture Sound Track written and directed by John Carpenter

– Glenn Hughes: “Building The Machine”

– Twisted Forever: Tribute to Twisted Sister (Produced, Engineered and Performed)

– The Four Horsemen: Tribute to Metallica (Produced, Engineered and Performed)

– International concert broadcasts and Pay-Per-View specials

Endorsements:

Pro Tools, Avid, Eleven Rack, Engl Amps, DR Strings, Taylor Acoustic Guitars, Fishman Aura Acoustic preamps, Warmoth Guitar Parts, Jim Dunlop Picks, TKL, Amalfitano Pickups, GFS Pickups, Levi Straps, Floyd Rose, Steinberg Software, M-Audio, SPL, Eventide, Katzen Guitars, Tone Pros

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