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These are the guitars I'm currently using
both of which I made at Roberto-Venn School Of Luthiery

EFFECTSDunlop Original Crybaby WahBOSS BE5 multifx - Compressor-Distortion/Overdrive-Digital Delay-Stereo ChorusDOD FX96 Analog DelayARIA AD-10 Analog DelayAMPPeavey Bandit 112This is set up so the Wah, Comp,Dist/Overd go before amps preamp and the Delays and chorus go after preamp (thru amps fx loop)STRINGSElectric - D'Addario EXL 120 (.009-.042)PICKSRed Nylon Dunlop JAZZ IIIDunlop Big Stuby 3mm

Mike's Guitar Site

I run my own guitar site
Mike's Guitar Site
With blues and rock tabs from AC/DC to ZZ Top, lessons, guitar building, gear, MP3, CDs, search engines and links for the main guitar sites

Musical Influences

  • Peter Green, Albert King, Freddy King, B.B. King, Otis Rush, Buddy Guy
  • Eddie Van Halen, Metallica, Alice In Chains, Black Sabbath, Ozzy, Aerosmith
  • Queen, Pink Floyd Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson, Rolling Stones

Favorite Recordings

  • Fleetwood Mac - Blue Horizon Sessions, Otis Rush - Double Trouble, Albert King - Live Wire/Blues Power
  • Roth era Van Halen albums, Ozzy era Sabbath, all Metallica, all Alice In Chains
  • Queen - Shear Heart Attack, Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here/Dark Side Of The Moon/The Wall, Rolling Stones - Exile On Main Street