Lloyd Wallace

 

Lloyd Wallace a.k.a " Dr.Scary " is a Michigan based guitarist who has a reputation of being one of the most intense and over the top shredders in the area. For the past 30 years, Lloyd has been playing in various all over the Midwest, most recently with the 80's Hair metal tribute "HairMania" and a side project called "Black Sea Burial". One of his previous projects, Slap Maggy, has recently released "Damage", a CD made up entirely of original material which Lloyd helped to write and perform for the recording. He also has his own instrumental CD, "Fingers of Flight" made up entirely of original compositions written himself. In fact, while performing in St. Thomas, a local radio station began playing a few of his instrumentals and received rave reviews from local listeners. Over his career he has traveled extensively throughout the United States and surrounding territories and has had the privilege of opening for national acts such as : Dennis DeYoung of STYX, Jack Russell's Great White, Skid Row, The Bullet Boys, Mr. Big, Sponge, Filter, and many more.


His devotion to his instrument has required countless hours of practice and has resulted in the sacrifice of many things in his life in order to say proficient and current in his guitar playing. Lloyd counts among his main influences Yngwie Malmsteen, Joe Satriani, Michael Angelo Batio, Jason Becker, Steve Vai & Randy Rhoads. Lloyd has been teaching privately since 1990, and has worked with of students of all levels. He is currently endorsed by Guitarheads pickups, Halo Guitar's, Turbotrem and Rockstarwear and most recently Clayton u.s.a. Floyd Rose, Pedal Pad and Amp Clamp.

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