Sin City Presents Magazine November 2016 Volume 3 Issue 11 - Page 32

This month’s “Sin City Shredder” is Gee Silver! He’s been wood shedding for a while and we were totally stoked to see him debut his newest project, PUPPET in October. Pinning this guy down was no easy feat it just so happened that I was hounding him just days before his wedding… so let’s start there. CONGRATULATIONS from all of us at Sin City Presents! Best wishes for a lifetime of dreams come true!

Originally from Hawaii Gee says he’s been a music lover for as long as he can remember…. Beginning with the Ukulele and the Piano and standard music lessons in grade school. By the time he was 13 he was infatuated with being a guitarist and when he found his Dad’s well-kept secret, a 1957 Gibson ES-140 3/4t (tobacco finish) guitar (like the one pictured here) sitting in its case in the closet that was the clincher.

Heavily influenced by the music her grew up on old Country, Hawaiian, and Radio Rock (KISS, Foreigner, Journey, etc)- then hearing Black Sabbath, and in 1980 the roar of Randy Rhoads' Les Pauls on the Ozzy Osbourne solo album "Blizzard of Ozz," Gee recalls waking up to my radio/alarm clock for school one morning to the ripping emotions of Gary Moore's solo to "Always Gonna Love You". You can definitle here these influences in Gee’s playing style along with so of the chunkier rythyms from a variety of grunge influences like Bullet for My Valentine, Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold. For gee the more ferocity the better!

He’s worked with Marshall, LANEY, Mesa/Boogie, Ampeg, and many others - all while using Les Paul style guitars that are now his seriously customized, heavily beaten and battered weapons of choice, outfitted with his own signature pickups courtesy

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Sin City shredder

GEE SILVER