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The Path

For any artists out there that are feeling down, feeling like you not moving forward, feeling like you should give up; I have been there. I fight every day not to stray from my path. The struggle will never go…

For My Birthday

For my birthday I would like you to

Hug your cat, pet your dog, kiss your significant other, remember something you love to do and do it until you ask yourself why you ever stopped doing it. Try to empathize…

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…

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…

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 …

10 INFLUENTIAL ALBUMS IN 10 DAYS, DAY 10

I have been nominated by Dino Alden to post 10 albums in 10 days that really made an impact on me.

Oh boy, the last day and still sooo many albums I could mention! With that being said, this isn't…

10 INFLUENTIAL ALBUMS IN 10 DAYS, DAY 9

I have been nominated by Dino Alden to post 10 albums in 10 days that really made an impact on me. 
I introduced to Vinnie Moore's music many years ago. My favorite thing about Vinnie's playing is not that he…

10 INFLUENTIAL ALBUMS IN 10 DAYS, DAY 7 & 8

Day 7 
I have been nominated by Dino Alden to post 10 albums in 10 days that really made an impact on me. 
Ahh it's after midnight and I missed yesterday so here I come with 2 albums again! 

Album…