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(Richard Llewellyn Pierce Jr.)
Born, .August 28th 1959
Po Box 1404 Dania , Fl. 33004
Touched my first guitar at age 8 , got the electric one with an amp for Christmas 1971 , was off and on with music during the 70s , very cool time to experience music and the changing culture of the time . I never took a guitar lesson. I feel more from a single note from BB King than I do 1,000 notes from Yngwie Malmsteen. I play mainly a blues rock type of style . Hendrix , Trower , Derringer , Blackmore , Nugent , Zappa , Page , Beck , Cash , and Young are my main influences. You will hear and feel all of them in my music at one time or another. I play from the heart not the hip , and I don't practice to any particular pattern or scale I try and free style while practicing as well. Most of the notes I play are intentional . Some may seem off to those who study music and find themselves having to conform to some unwritten musical law pertaining to structure but I bend and shake notes in order to capture the emotions I am feeling inside so I can release them through the tips of my fingers . I usually tune a half step down from E to D# ...
I play in the Southern Rock band RAMBLER www.reverbnation.com/Rambler
I play live guitars for the band Shattered Glass Playground
I do solo projects under the names 3sic7s , Petty Cash , FatherGothic ,
I am featured on 2 Marilyn Manson tribute CDs
Anthems of Rust and Decay and Anonymous Messiah
I am endorsed by Schecter Guitars , Krank Amps , Knucklehead Strings , and Guitar Star Wear .
I am also an aspiring writer and plan to release 3 books in the next few years . A How To Book , a poetry/lyric/observation book , and an Auto Biography . I have been published in Local Entertainment Papers/Magazine , In Easy Riders / The Wind Magazine , and Maxim Magazine.
I plan to give my music away here and I only ask that if you can afford to donate and help support me so I can make more music and better music then by all means donate what ever you can.
Thanks for your support everybody !