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Alexei Bocharov / Bio

Alexei Bocharov - guitarist, composer and singer/songwriter (lyrics mainly in Russian) was born in town of Feodosia (the Crimea) in 5th of April 1974. He become enthusiastic about the guitar since approximately 14 years old after listenit to such bands like The Beatles, The Doors, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd and many more. Alexei got the official proffession of Seaman-Motorman in town of Kerch in 1992. And lived at Sakhalin island since February 1993, where started to write songs more or less regularly. In 1993 he heard for the first time the sounds of Steve Vai -- and he could hardly uderstand then how it`s possible to play like that:). Since that time Alexei likes very much guitar monsters:) like Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, John McLaughlin a many more. In 2000 Alexei Bocharov recorded his first album named Nothing Can Be Simply In This World (two guitars and vocal - all lyrics in Russian), and in autumn of the same year he moved to St-Petersburg. In St-Petersburg he collaborated with Zapretniy Artefact band, and recorded another four self-released solo albums, the last three of them mainly instrumental: Black Moon (2007), Ice Of Summits (2012) and Silence Of The Sphinx (Nov.2014).
Alexei occupied with studio soundrecording as a rule, record all mostly live instrumens by himself, as well as make designs to the covers of his albums. But unfortunately, in 31 of January of 2014 in the house, where his studio located, there was a fire there and all instruments and equipment had burned out. Only two guitars and bass can be repairable.

General Info

Band Members
Alexei Bocharov
Artist Name
Alexei Bocharov
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/alexeibocharov
Active Since
01/99
Genres
Rock / Instrumental / World

Contact Info

Location
Saint Petersburg, RU

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