In a recent Feature Article, The
Pulse Magazine says Dean Cascione is
on his way to becoming a shredding guitar legend
here to read the story!
Link to Original Story
Shred Performances have been added!!! - check the Events page
Dean is collaborating with Drummer
Paul will perform with Dean at all
of his live shows this year, and will join Dean in the studio for his follow up
Paul Wandtke is a MONSTER
Drummer who is one insanely, creative & nice guy ! Paul is exactly what I need
to take the music to the next level! I truly believe his sick chops &
unique approach will add a whole new dimension to my compositions" - Dean
Please check out Pauls
Wandkes website here
Great news - Dean
Cascione is now endorsed by
Chambers Guitar Works ! CGW is
the company responsible for inventing the cool-ass "Fret Hanger" !!
Metal Express Radio
"This guy is freakingly dangerous with a guitar!"
>>More: Read Entire CD
Great news Shred Heads!!
has invited Dean to perform a guest Shred Guitar Solo on a song that will be
included in their new unnamed album - Soon to be released !!
If the name
appears to be familiar, its because Dean collaborated with Gabriel Langelier and
Jay "The Ripper" Menard (IceWind's Vocalist & Guitarist) extensively on
Guitar Chop Shop!!
"Now Let's Shred!" - Dean Cascione
In a recent cd review,
says: Guitar Chop shop is "Jaw
dropping" and "
Dean Cascione has channeled the
spirit of Randy Rhoades" !
>>More: Read Entire CD
String / 3 note Sweep Arpeggios Instructional Video" plus a
"Neoclassical Technique and Gear" Q&A has been
Yngwie 100% Tribute Site!
Huge thanks to Steve
Mavronis (Yng100% Site
for making this happen!
2 String 3 Note Arpeggios
Guitar Lesson Featuring
Dean Cascione for
31.0mb Windows .wmv
Video Guitar Lesson has been
posted! Either head directly to
Shred Academy's main page to see the
low-res version (plus guitar tab)
or click below for a Higher Res version!! Which ever one you choose, you can be
sure that Dean will walk you step by step through some really sick Diminished
Arpeggio licks that are bound to raise some eyebrows! "NOW LETS SHRED!"
Neoclassical Guitar Lesson
Featuring Dean Cascione
42.0mb Windows .wmv
Sick News !!! Dean
Cascione is now officially part of the
Graph-Tech Guitar Labs Artist Team! Dean has been a long time
user of the
Graph Tech Black Tusq XL Trem Nut and the
Ghost Preamps System
and swears by their quality & performance!
Graphtech Artist Roster
also includes legendary King
of Surf Guitar, Dick
Dale and Award Winning Blues Guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd!
Check out Dean's page at
Graphtech.com and a
new review posted
by Heavy Metal Resource
CD Review Section!!
In a recent review,
HARDROCK HAVEN has described Dean Cascione's: Guitar Chop Shop
as "It's possibly one of the best in years in the solo instrumental guitar
world" and "Is a "top" candidate for album of the year in 2008".
>>More: read entire review
Excellent news! Dean Cascione
is now rocking out as an Endorsed Artist for
Check out the cool
new Demo video Featuring Dean Cascione and his new
V-Rock 100w Stack!
>>More: see video
Killer news!! Dean Cascione
"Guitar Chop Shop"
merited the #1 chart ranking for the week of May 24th and an overall ranking of
#2 on the Guitar Nine Records
Top Sellers Chart:
Neo-Classical Metal for the month ending May 31, 2008. Horns Up
Salute to all you shred heads who made this happen - thank you!!
Check out Dean's Inclusive Guitar Nine Records stats Page
Metal to Infinity / Belgium has reviewed
Guitar Chop Shop! Check out the review
Guitar Chop Shop has been added to
Records catalog and is available
This month, Dean also made
a trip to Voodoo Amps
New York, USA to meet
(President and Founder),
the crew and to pick up his new VoodooAmps V-Rock 100 !
>>More: see photos
Guitar Chop Shop (CD media - HD Audio) is now available for purchase here
online!! Cd's are sick full color enviro-friendly digipack
style (no plastic) with full color printed picture discs! Head over to the
CD info page
for more info!
Dean Cascione's Debut
CD "Guitar Chop Shop"
is now available for purchase!!
Guitar Chop Shop is now available for download at
Itunes! Click here!
Dean Cascione is working with
of Ollmann Electronics on an
insane prototype stomp box! The pedal will use (2) 12AU7 tubes for the power
circuit and have built in controls for Level, Gain, Tone, eq and even Shred!!
Check the "Gear Page"
to see photos of the prototype,
plus descriptions of some of the other gear Dean is using in the studio & live!
"Guitar Chop Shop" is just days away from the release !! The cd will be available here to purchase as well as
locations in several weeks.
Horns up Shred Heads! Dean Cascione Is an American
Neoclassical Shred Guitarist who lives in Massachusetts and
studies under the Mighty Shred Lord Joe Stump. In his Debut
release "Guitar Chop Shop" Dean digs deep into the
neo-scallops and mixes melodic hooks with killer fret board
assault that even the most demanding shred guitar
enthusiasts will enjoy. From fierce pedal tones to
multi-note sweep arpeggios, Guitar Chop Shop is packed with
plenty of new shred that’s not overcooked. Dean also teamed
up with famed Shrapnel Records Super Shredder George Bellas,
in which George mastered all the tracks!
a talented individual & quite an accomplished player and
composer as well. He’s got command over the instrument and
mixes his killing technique with a great musical sense and
wonderfully crafted guitar tones!!" - Joe Stump 2006
is very enjoyable to listen to. The song "Sun Razor" really
spoke to my soul...." - George Bellas 2007
Dean Cascione is now an
Voodoo Amps endorsee! Dean is working
Voodoo Amps to build a custom Voodoo V-ROCK 100 !
Special thanks to Lenny,
Island Music , and all who showed for the DC Guitars / Voodoo Amps Guitar
clinic! New Video posted from Dean's live performance! More videos coming soon
of Dean shredding "live" at Che's Lounge so check the media section!
Horns up Shred heads!! Dean
Is hitting road, armed and ready to shred, with a few scheduled shows and
clinics! Also, Guitar Chop Shop will be released in several weeks !!!
Guitar Virtuoso / Shredder
George Bellas (Shrapnel Records Super Shredder) will be working with Dean to
master his tracks on Guitar Chop Shop!
was nominated #21 in Evolution Rock’s Top 50 Bands / Best of 2007!!!- Thank you
to all - shred on!
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