Richie Scarlet, in the eyes of fellow musicians and fans alike is a genuine rock star. His playing comes straight from the heart with such an overwhelming vitality that he leaves crowds mesmerized and exhausted after he performs. Known worldwide as “The Emperor of Rock and Roll”, Richie has played guitar and toured with Ace Frehley and Peter Criss from the legendary band KISS, appearing on both their solo albums as well as Sebastian Bach, the Alice Cooper Group as well as playing bass with Mountain for many tours. His solo career boasts 6 critically acclaimed CD’s as well as DVD’s. His most recent projects include his live performance “Live in Japan” filmed at the ESP Center in Tokyo, two CD releases - the 5th Avenue Vampires CD with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dennis Dunaway on bass and his latest solo release “Fever”.
Richie is also known for his production skills. He has produced bands including the Chesterfield Kings, Dez Cadena of the Misfits and dozens of other artists.
Although Richie’s main instrument is lead guitar and vocals, he also plays 8 other instruments including all keyboards, bass, drums and nearly any other stringed instrument on the planet.
Richie’s life blood is producing, recording and especially touring. There isn’t a stage on earth that Scarlet can’t command or crowd that he can’t get to eat out of his hand. GET SCARLETIZED!