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Steve Klatt
Steve Klatt
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Progressive-Rock / Metal. Blending Progressive rock concepts with a metal edge. Great guitar riffs. Soaring melodies. Odd time signatures and blistering guitar
Steve Klatt has been playing guitar for over 25 years. He has toured half way across Canada, with several different bands. Opening for many well know acts. Steve's early roots can be linked back to bands such as Black Sabbath, Guns N Roses, Metallica, Ozzy, ect.... Soon Steve learned to appreciate great guitar players and their abilities, he began to find influences in players such as John Petrucci, Yngwie Mamlsteen, Steve Vai, Steve Howe, Alex Lifeson...ect Currently Steve enjoys different types of music. "I really love Prog-rock, and the great style and complexity of there music. I also still love to listen to and play hard rock" As of now Steve is listening to Avenged Sevenfold, Dream Theater, Pain of Salvation, Rush, Guns N Roses, Widow's Walk, Steve Vai. even artists such as Van Halen, Deep Purple, and Tool. Steve has not preformed live in many years. He has settled down and is raising a family now, but he still very much enjoys playing and recording. " I have been working on a bunch of songs (some can be heard on this site) and I am collaborating with some other great musicians. I hope to have a full length album released sometime in 2011-2012. Perhaps a select few live dates as well" Steve would like to thank the musicians that have helped him over the years. "I couldn't have got to this point without you" J.Sin Cardinal, Roger Verdon, Scott Kerr, Stephen Fleet......and the many other that helped shaped my playing style over the years. And thanks for everything Bernard Gelinas (R.I.P) as well as my parents. A Special thanks to my 4 wonderful children! who always love what I play!
Band/artist history
I have been writing music for this project since 2006. I have been working with fellow musicians, and old band-mates. I hope to see this project release an album late 2013-2014
Have you performed in front of an audience?
haven't played live in years, but have played from Ontario-Alberta, Canada. I'm living in Ottawa Canada right now, but I move around from time to time!
Your musical influences
Dream Theater, John Petrucci, Avenged Sevenfold, Pain of Salvation, Fates Warning, Queensryche, Black Sabbath, Metallica, Steve Vai, Frank Zappa, Rush, Zakk Wylde, Steve Morse, Tool, Billy Sheehan, Yngwie Malmsteen, and last but not least Jason Cardinal.
What equipment do you use?
I use John Petrucci signature model guitar(customized) ,line 6 Spider 3, line 6 UX2, Ernie Ball strings. shure sm58, spector bass I use Acid pro 7, With vst and direct-x effects. and Ozone4 account for most of my recording set up.
Anything else?
I enjoy writing music as a hobby, this is a fun project for me. I'm going into this with no expectations. I hope to have some good friends help on this project.
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