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Jake Dreyer Interviews and Features
Below are our features and interviews with Jake Dreyer.
Jake Dreyer is the all-American guitar prodigy. Much like guitar heroes “Dimebag” Darrell Abott and Randy Rhoads before him, Dreyer has accomplished much at a young age. At 13-years old, he professionally recorded his first album and opened for nationally recognized acts. He would have joined power metal icons Jag Panzer at the ripe-old age of 19 if the group hadn’t disbanded.
Dreyer was awarded Jagermeister’s guitarist of the year in 2008 and 2009. He has studied under David “The Shred Demon” Shankle (DSG, Ex-Manowar), Chris Broderick (Megadeth, Ex-Jag Panzer, Nevermore) and Rusty Cooley (Outworld). Barely old enough for strip clubs and the draft, Jake Dreyer has all the tools to place his name among his tutors with his first solo-dubbed recording.
“In the Shadows of Madness” (read the review) is a short instrumental EP. The album may be short, but Dreyer is long on chops. Modern, chugging groove, melody and more scales than a Weight Watchers clinic, “In the Shadows of Madness” offers a brief glimpse of greatness.
Metal Underground spoke to Dreyer via cyber land about his land mark release and his six-string obsession that brought him to his point. More...