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Alex Skolnick Trio

Formed: 2001
From: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Last Known Status: Active

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Alex Skolnick Discusses Illegal Downloading

Guitarist Alex Skolnick of Testament and the Alex Skolnick Trio has posted the following message discussing the "Cost of Free Music" on his blog:

"Everyday, I get a daily ‘alert’ informing me whenever my name is mentioned on a blog or website. Usually these are on-line reviews, recent interviews being posted, or just a mention on a web forum."

"Well, for the past several weeks, I’ve been seeing increasing numbers of links next to the words ‘Alex Skolnick Trio,’ with words like: ‘Download All You Want, ‘Free MP3’s’ ‘Free Full Albums.’ These are usually accompanied by tags such as hotshare, rapid file, mega-upload etc… The picture is one of countless examples. In other words, more and more illegal sites are joining in every day to, without our permission, give away our new album for free."

"My first instinct was to just stand idly by and accept it. ‘There’s nothing we can do, it’s just what’s going on right now, it’s how it is, blah blah…’ But then, as I was running on the treadmill at my gym, I thought about it deeply. And I got pissed. I realized I’ve been standing idly by at things my whole life. No more." More...

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Alex Skolnick Trio To Release Solo Album

Testament Guitarist Alex Skolnick has posted a new trailer online to promote his forthcoming solo/Alex Skolnick Trio album "Veritas." "Veritas" is set to be released on March 29, 2011. You can view the trailer below.

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