Renowned metal guitar virtuoso, Xander Demos (Sabbath Judas Sabbath, XDB) has announced his performance schedule for the upcoming NAMM Convention in Anaheim, CA. Xander will perform at the Mission Engineering booth from Thursday, January 22nd through Sunday, January 25th, 2015, at 1pm daily. Xander, who is an “Artist on a Mission” endorsed artist, will show off his shredding skills, while demonstrating the latest gear from Mission Engineering. The NAMM Convention will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center, 800 West Katella Avenue in Anaheim. For more information on the NAMM Convention, visit http://www.namm.org.
Xander will also be performing at the NAMM Metal Jam on January 21st, with current and former members of Anthrax, Racer X, Circle II Circle, Savatage, Lizzy Borden, Hurricane, Great White and many more.
According to their website, “Mission is the world’s only manufacturer of switching expression and volume pedals optimized for best performance with specific amplifiers, processors, and effects. We work directly with the engineers of the original equipment to optimize the design, and ensure that when you connect up your pedal it just plain works. Our Gemini Series amplifiers and speakers, and Mission controllers and effects pedals feature innovations you won’t find anywhere else.” Other “Artists on a Mission” include The Edge (U2), Chris Broderick (Megadeth), Vernon Reid (Living Colour), Steve Stevens (Billy Idol), John Petrucci (Dream Theater) and a who’s who of guitar players. For more information, visit http://www.missionengineering.com.
Xander Demos is a rock and metal guitarist, based in Pittsburgh, PA. He has performed and recorded with James Rivera (Helstar, Malice), Sabbath Judas Sabbath, Liberty N’ Justice, Ged Rylands’ Rage Of Angels, Modern Superstar, and others. His debut album, Guitarcadia was mixed by CJ Snare of Firehouse, and it received mass critical praise. Xander will release his follow up, Runways and Waterways in 2015. He is featured on the recent Guitar Wizards Vol. 3 and 4, and he will contribute an all-star track to an upcoming Queen tribute album. He will also appear in the 2015 metal movie release, “Hair I Go Again,” featuring members of Motley Crue, RATT, Quiet Riot, Anthrax, Warrant, Stryper and many others. He is endorsed with Suhr, McNaught (makers of the XD Signature Guitar Models), Conklin and Brian Moore Guitars, among others. For more information, visit http://www.xanderdemos.com.