Paul Brandon Gilbert or Paul Gilbert was born on 6 November 1966 in Carbondale, Illinois - USA, at the age of 5 years (1971) Paul had started to learn guitar, 10 years later (1981) Paul try sending demo tapes to producer Mike Varney and beyond expectations, Mike admired his game alongside Tony MacAlpine. In 1984 Paul moved to LA and continued his guitar to school GIT (Guitar Institute of Technology) and has now become this prestigious guitar school instructors.
Biography / Profile Paul Gilbert:
Full Name: Paul Brandon Gilbert
Group Band Previous: Racer X, Mr.Big
Influences: Eddie Van Halen
Education: Graduates GIT (Guitar Institute of Technology) and GIT Instructor.
Guitar: Ibanez Paul Gilbert Model (PGM) Signature Series
Expertise: Alternate Picking, String Skipping, Arpeggio, etc..
* Tribute to Jimi Hendrix (EP) (1991)
* King of Clubs (1998)
* Flying Dog (1999)
* Beehive Live (1999)
* Alligator Farm (2000)
* Raw Blues Power With Jimi Kidd (2002)
* Burning Organ (2002)
* Paul the Young Dude / The Best of Paul Gilbert (2003)
* Gilbert Hotel (2003)
* Acoustic Samurai (2003)
* Space Ship One (2005)
* Get Out of My Yard (2006)
* Tough Eskimo (limited edition EP) (2007)
* Silence Followed By A Deafening Roar (2008)
* With Freddie Nelson United States (2009)
* Fuzz Universe (2010)
In 1986 he joined his first band Racer X with his debut album "Street Lethal", then "Second Heat" (1987) and "Live! Extreme Volume "(1988). In 1989 Paul left Racer X and Mr.Big band joined the group with a respected bass player "Billy Sheehan", vocalist Eric Martin and drummer Pat Torpey. They released her first album "Mr.Big" and Mr.Big performing for the first time in Japan in October.
In 1998 Paul's first appearance in Japan with a solo album. Paul launched his solo album "Flying Dog". In 1999 Paul returned to Japan and launched his second solo album "Beehive Live" and third album Racer X "Technical Difficulties". In 2003 Burning Organ album was released, this time into the label Indonesia under the auspices of Staria Enterprise. Paul held a promo tour of the album "Spaceship One" to Indonesia. It was greeted enthusiastically by fans-fans, because many American artists who withdrew for fear disweeping by certain parties.
Paul Gilbert is one of the guitar gods like Steve Vai, Yngwie, John Petrucci, and others. Paul previously known through his band Mr.Big group, which sells recordings Mr.Big helped raise Paul's name in the world of rock music.
Paul Gilbert is guitarist in the world hit 86-87 as the fastest guitar player in the world, when Paul was with the group band Racer X. The technique has the perfect game when he had turned 17 that year.