Most of us know PRS artist Zach Myers for his role as guitarist in the popular rock band Shinedown and his awesome PRS signature guitar. What you may not know is that Zach is a talented and accomplished songwriter in genres other than rock. His recent album release of “Just South of Moonlight” is a testament of his ability to cross musical genres seamlessly. We took the time to ask him some questions about this new project!
PRS artist Mark Tremonti is gearing up for a US tour with his band starting this April! In addition, Tremonti has been premiering new songs from his anticipated album Cauterize due out on June 9th. Cauterize will be the band’s second studio album and will feature 10 melodic and riffing songs.
PRS Artist Chris Haskett, known for his former work with the Rollins Band is now doing solo projects - one an electric ensemble and one an acoustic solo project. PRS artist relations and our Paul Reed Smith Tech Center (PTC) worked with Chris to create a one-off guitar that perfectly suited his needs as a musician. Through reinventing our 12-string model, PRS was able to build Chris a 9-string guitar with perfect string spacing.
In this video, PRS Artist Pat Dimitri, well known for his work with hip-hop artist Watsky, lays down some great riffs. Playing over a homemade soul/RNB track he calls “Waiting”, Pat shows his skill on the Mira.
PRS artists Anthony Armstrong and Randy Armstrong play for the rock band RED. Anthony plays a P22, while Randy is on his SE Kingfisher Bass. This week the band released their latest album Of Beauty and Rage. In addition to the album release, RED premiered an epic music video for their single “Darkest Part.”
The results from the 4th Annual Loudwire Music Awards were posted last week and PRS artist Myles Kennedy came out on top with a win for Best Vocalist. This is the singers third year in a row taking the crown for this category.
In this video, PRS Artist and world renowned session guitarist Brent Mason gives you an in depth look at soloing over the country shuffle. Brent Mason is predominantly known for his work as a Nashville session guitarist; and his playing can be heard on countless TV commercials, film sound tracks and television scores. Brent is using his Brent Mason Signature Model in this clip. The guitar features a Korina body, bolt-on maple neck, PRS tremolo, 408N Treble/Bass pickups, and a 305 single coil in the middle position.