Pat Reilly Blog

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You know I'm not just a solo artist, right?  

No, I am not just a solo artist.  I do plenty of session work and also partake in other musical groups.  One thing though, I only involve myself with bands that in my eyes have amazing music, music that really impacts the listener.  I have to LOVE the music, I don't just do this for fun; music is my life, my passion, my legacy!  So why am I ranting on about this? 

Music is Self Enrichment More than it is Entertainment

Music is Self Enrichment More than it is Entertainment

It just hit me. Music should not be categorized as entertainment. It does so much more for the spirit of a person. Music heals, it inspires, it unites, it provides us…

Introducing My New Guitar Series "Lick Formula"

Lick Formula Episode One

Lick Formula is a series I created with the intention of sharing what I hope you find to be interesting yet not terribly challenging lead guitar licks. Each episode will have a new guitar lick for…

New Purple Pig Hog cable to match the Prestige!

New Purple Pig Hog cable to match the Prestige! Yah dig!? 

A big thank you to Pig Hog Cables for hooking me up with their new Purple Vintage series cables.  When I saw that Pig Hog released these Purple cables,…

Ibanez RGR5221 Prestige, I am in Love yet again!

Ibanez RGR5221 Prestige, I am in Love yet again!

Anyone who knows me knows that I love the sound and feel of Ibanez Prestige guitars.  I just checked my email and saw they are releasing this beauty; what do you…

Tengger Cavalry North American Tour 2018 Free Axe FX 3 Preset

Free Axe FX 3 Tengger Cavalry North American Tour 2018 Patch

I was scrolling through my axe fx presets earlier and came across my Tengger Cavalry tour preset from 2018.  These tones have echoed through Carnegie Hall and beyond, you…

Every Guitarists Dream

I can't say I speak for everyone, but I think it is the ambition of many guitarists and musician's to be able to sustain a living from their musical talents.  For several years I have been working to create a…

Blank TV needs Our Help

First I would like to thank Blank TV for sharing Dracarys on their official YouTube channel which has over 731 thousand subscribers.  With that being said, they need our help! A statement from Blank TV

YouTube is continuing its apparent…

What inspired Dracarys

Dracarys is likely the most ambitious musical piece on Path to Transcendence.  Read below for more insight into the song and its intro "The Sleepless".

The Sleepless and Dracarys were written together as a story. 
When I was writing The…

I Interviewed with Cassandra del Jardin

Pat "The Panther" Reilly is a New York-based guitarist and songwriter whose work spans multiple genres and projects. From melodic prog to Mongolian folk to industrial gothic metal, Pat Reilly has seen and done it all. With Tengger Cavalry, he…

Path to Transcendence is Complete!

It has been a long road, oohhhh such a long road.

 

It all started when my Tengger Cavalry​ bandmate Nature G said, "If you put out a full length I will fund half of it".  That was enough to …