To listen to the music of Dave Martone is like experiencing an explosion of sound, color and flavour simultaneously. Sometimes over the top, sometimes minimlistic, sometimes a mixture of the both, Martone never ceases to amaze with his talents on the instrument and is one of Canada's finest guitarists to date!
Dave's discography is large with 6 studio albums out and 3 live concert DVD's including the upcoming "Live at Metalworks" slated for FALL 2013 as well as countless compilation albums to his credit. Dave has been on the cover of many Canadian Music Magazines as well as having major features in Guitar Player, Guitar World and Guitar One Magazine where Dave was voted one of the top 4 underground shredders in North America!
Dave has toured with the largest Rock Guitarist in the planet, Joe Satriani for his 2011 Wormhole tour in support with his group Martone. Dave has also continuously performs throughout Europe at sold-out concerts as well as toured and played in 3 Doors Down alongside of Nickelback and Puddle of Mud.
His latest record "Clean" has been signed to New York record company Magna Carta and finds some of the most talented guitarists of our time on it as special guests with non other than Joe Satriani playing alongside of Martone as well as Jennifer Batten who has performed with Michael Jackson for over a decade.
Dave's work goes far also as a session guitarist for major record companies such as Island Def Jam as well as owning his own production facility in Vancouver Canada "Brainworks"
Dave has also authored 2 books to date from Alfred Publications. "Shredding the Blues" and "Serious Shred Advanced Scales"
Dave also has another group called Kadabra which is a Neuvo Flamenco band that performs throughout Vancouver.
Dave is also an educator and clinician for such companies as the prestigious Berklee College of Music, The National Guitar Workshop, Workshop Live, Guitar Workshop Plus, Parker Guitars, Digitech Processing, Vox Amplification, Radial Engineering, and Cakewalk Recording Software
Dave has worked with the top in his field alongside of Joe Satriani, Stu Hamm, Yngwie Malmsteen, Greg Howe, Paul Gilbert, Marty Friedman, Jennifer Batten, Chad Kroeger, and the list goes on and on.
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