Joshua Craig Podolsky: Metal Music and More

Tuesday / September 27, 2011 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
United States

From his prolific solo work as a producer, writer, video game music composer, and author, to his prominent memberships in many influential groups, Joshua Craig Podolsky has displayed one of the most fiery creative personas of our time and has continually affirmed his stance in the upper echelon of contemporary super guitarists. Equally attention-grabbing as his incendiary chops, his stage show and visual presence remain unique among the rock field.

Originally hailing from Brockton, Massachusetts, Podolsky resides in Scottsdale, Arizona. From 1997 to 2008, he was a top-call session musician in Los Angeles, California, performing on a collective of over 36 million albums sold. Podolsky then decided to begin his career as a frontman/songwriter/producer; enter the Alien Blakk band.

Having worked in a live, studio or session capacity with the likes of Rob Halford, Coolio, Xzibit, Mark Hamill, Motograter, Christina Aguilera, and Dr. Dre as well as members of Megadeth, Fear Factory, Testament, KISS, White Zombie, Type O Negative, Whitesnake, CKY, Flotsam and Jetsam, Earshot, Adema, Soulfly, Murderdolls, Fight, Methods Of Mayhem, Stuck Mojo, Halford, Double Drive, Powerman 5000, Death, and Cypress Hill, to name a few. Podolsky has clearly etched himself a place in music and heavy metal history.