Tony MacAlpine first came into spotlight at the ‘80’s as leading figure of the neo-classical super shredder movement. Since he has a evolved into much more than that. Classically trained Tony has a career spanning more than two decades and eleven studio albums in which he plunges in the darkest corners of progressive metal combined with fusion. Highly influential and highly respected, Tony continues his musical journey exploring constantly new territories with his 8-string beast!
In the following interview, Tony, shares multiple information on various subjects like, his basic influences, how being classically trained pianist has helped him, his practice routine, his live gear and what he consider to be his most memorable gig and why! Read on and have fun!