Guitar Player Magazine's 2008 Guitar Superstar Competition
Sep 13, 2008

I have been selected as one of ten competitors, we will be performing at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco. I am very exicted to have been chosen and the competition will coincide with the release of my new album "Only Human."

*** Special Update 9/19 ***
The Wall Street Journal - A Guitar Contest With a Winning Surprise By JIM FUSILLI
"We're under way at Guitar Player magazine's fourth annual Guitar Superstar Competition, held Saturday here at the Great American Music Hall. Up on the balcony are the judges: guitar gods Joe Satriani and Steve Vai; the Cars' Elliott Easton; Dokken's George Lynch; and Brendon Small, a death-metal guitarist who's behind "Metalocalypse," an Adult Swim series on TV's Cartoon Network... 

The fourth contestant, from Norwalk, Conn., performs as "the guy." His spacey approach is quietly flashy and intense, but at a crucial moment he hesitates, as if drawing a breath, before a furious flurry." Read the Full Article Here .