Box is back with his second guitar instrumental
solo album “Moonfudge”. The
new album is the follow up to 2003’s
“Plectrumhead” and to follow
this in 2004 he appeared on the album “The
Spirit Lives On: The Music of Jimi Hendrix
Vol 1” with a bone crushing rendition
of Foxy Lady.
to the type of playing that first got him
noticed, Ed has crafted an album in “Moonfudge”
that traverses the six-string super highway
with consummate ease.
the coming months Ed will also be contributing
articles and lessons to the new online guitar
magazine all out guitar. Visit www.alloutguitar.com
to pre register for free!
was written between January 2004 and September
2005 and was recorded in two sessions between
March 2005 and October 2005. Mixing took
place from October 2005 to December 2005
the new material Edward comments, “It
was a struggle to find inspiration and come
up with new instrumental material, hence
the long gap between this and Plectrumhead.
Overall I think it has turned out well and
has a tighter and more compact sound and
I feel that it is a worthy follow up and
I know fans of quality guitar music will
the actual material, “Big Screen Love
Theme is based around a melody line I'd
had for the last 8 years and Trailblazer
goes back to a riff I had in 1992/93 as
does Hourglass so never discount riffs!
Stantons Stomp is a reworking of a vocal
song from my old band Arch Stanton with
all other material based on new ideas”
Inspired by the likes of Judas Priest and
Van Halen, Edward Box started playing guitar
at the age of 14. Early influences included
Michael Schenker, George Lynch and Warren
DeMartini before the explosion of guitar
in the late 80's caught his imagination.
With Vai, Satriani and Malmsteen firmly
entrenched in his album collection, he moved
from his native Cumbria to the industrial
climes of Newcastle upon Tyne in the North
East of England to study music where he
is now on the areas leading guitar teachers,
in addition Ed also plays in the band Vendetta.