Rock Gods Competition
We started with the Guitar God Competition. We brought in as judges,Randy Gardner a local musician who has been playing for 20 plus years in numerous bands including his own project The Randy Gardner Project. Allen Lind studio producer/engineer and the current drummer for The Unknown Origins. Reece Scruggs the guitar prodigy that started with Go Smack Alice, moved to Monolith. Now tours the world with the Heavy Metal band Havok.
They judge all 10 guitarist in numerous categories.
First Place went to Tim Artz (Monolith & Barcode)
Second Place went to Brian Evers (8 Lives Spent)
Third Place went to Sean Loomis (The Unknown Origins, Lagerhead, Dry Mill Road)
He was filling in for Paul Pfau.
Our second competition was the Hammer of the Gods. 10 drummers competed with first a 2 minute solo then a 3 song medley backed by Tim Arts on Guitar & Jay Powell on Bass. Our Judges were Golder O’Neill The master at the Shenandoah University Studios, Greg Shiley, the owner of Shiley Acres and Jimmy Chalfant, the drummer for Kix & Funny Money.
First Place went to Adam Jordan (2nd to 1)
Second Place went to Donterell McDuffy a fill-in.
Third Place went to Matt Lofton (Souled Out)
Our next Competition will be the Thunder of the Gods.
This will be a Bass Players Competition.
Our third competition was the Thunder of the Gods.
9 Bassists competed with first a 2 minute solo
then a 3 song medley backed by Tim Artz on Guitar, Adam Jordan on Drums & Jay Powell on Vocals.
Our Judges were
Golder O’Neill The master at the Shenandoah University Studios.
Dane Alderson, International Bassest &
Member of the William Walter & Co. band.
Eric Bayliss, Frontman & Bassest for Monolith & Vatallica.
First Place went to Zack Gottschalk (Lagerhead)
Second Place went to Alex Swafforda (3Dound)
Third Place went to Ben Whitlock (Burning Dirty Band)
Live Music – Billiards – Karaoke – Dance – Bar and Grill