AUSTRALIAN GUITAR MAGAZINE COLUMNS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BIO

Jimmy Lardner-Brown:

- Writes a regular metal guitar technique column for Australian Guitar Magazine (titled ‘Shredded Metal’ – from September 2008).

- Official endorsement with Ibanez Guitars (international).

- Graduated with a Bachelor of Music (Contemporary) degree from the Australian Institute of Music (2013).

- Personally chosen by world-renowned guitar virtuoso Steve Vai to jam onstage with him at his 2011 Sydney masterclass clinic.

- Lead guitarist for Sydney death metal band Deiformity (2019-present).

- Lead guitarist for Sydney power/thrash metal band Darker Half (2015-2018).

- Lead guitarist for Sydney thrash/death metal band Killrazer (2007-2017).

- Lead guitarist for thrash metal band Vaticide (2001-2007).

- Lead guitarist for legendary US vocalist Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens (Judas Priest, Yngwie Malmsteen, Iced Earth) on his 2012 Australian and New Zealand tour.

- Lead guitarist for ex-Iron Maiden vocalists Paul Di'Anno and Blaze Bayley on their 2012 Aus/NZ tour.

- Lead guitarist for original Iron Maiden singer Paul Di’Anno on his 2009 and 2010 Australian/New Zealand tours.

- Won Best Guitarist at the 2009 'Australian Metal Awards'.

- Won the 2007 'Australian Guitar Magazine Best Guitarist Competition'.

- Contributed a series of instructional videos for the cover CD of Australian Guitar Magazine (dubbed ‘Shred With Jimmy’).

- Has supported legendary bands such as Helloween, Accept, and Anvil as a member of Darker Half.

- As well as being one of Sydney’s top headline metal acts, Killrazer supported international touring bands such as Children of Bodom, Malevolent Creation, Sodom, Vader, and Krisiun.

- An experienced guitar teacher of over ten years.

- Graduated with a Bachelor of Media (Print) degree from Macquarie University (2005).

- Studied classical piano from age 8 to18.