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Welcome To My Press Kit

WHATS NEW WITH BILL?

January 2024

 

My new album is finally out on Bandcamp! Nomad of the North is 9 songs of my rock/metal side. There is a link below to www.billpierce.bandcamp.com 

The release was on Winter Solstice 2023, during the aftermath of 400000 Mainers being without power.  Due to a superstorm that had hurricane-force winds and massive flooding. Luckily we have a generator and Elon's Starlink that I use on the road for internet.  I held a Facebook event live as a listening party. It was much more fun than playing live on the internet as I got to comment and message listeners while listening to the album.  The cds and vinyl records will be released in March and I am looking for a venue in Bangor to do a release party. I will play live with my backing track set up.. Come back here to get the details TBA.

The student count is very high right now. I am so proud of the young shredders and Jazz students. One student Thomas from Hampden has made incredible strides at UMA this last semester. He sounds like a guy that's been playing standard jazz for 25 years, yet he is only 18! All of the students bring me the joys of learning music that is quite challenging, Polyphia, Paul Gilbert, Malmsteen, EJ, SRV, Metheny, Bad Omens,  Asking Alexandria, Coltrane,VAI, EVH are the songs students are currently learning in my lessons. When I learns to perform some of these songs it pushes me to become a much better player, teacher and writer! The online program is still alive as well so I can help folks wherever they are!  I have availability on some mornings.  Email me for mor info!

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Bill Pierce Guitar Lessons | Bangor Maine Skype Lessons

WHAT DO MY  IN PERSON AND ONLINE VIA ZOOM/FACETIME/SKYPE  LESSONS PROVIDE YOU AS A STUDENT? Every style, every level! Beginners are always welcome. My approach to your learning is based on getting the beginners playing songs and assist you with the eons of online materials that can be overwhelming! Intermediate players: we take care of the business by working on technique, improvisation, scale mastery, chord construction/understanding, theory,  and ear training. Advanced players, we work on whatever you need help on. RSI issues,  chops, versatility, shred subjects such as, sweeping, efficiency picking, alt picking.  Metal, Rock,  Blues, Jazz, Classical, Country,  Singer-Songwriter,  and Composition.  SIGHT READING!!!!  Email or Text today for more info.   Covid19 can not stop our music journey!

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January 2023

New happenings! New song with Crossmans Engine Room featuring Living Colour's singer COREY GLOVER.. See youtube link below. My album has been delayed as I hired a mixing guy and some things had to be redone. The tracks sparkle now than Sonder Studio is mixing. It will be worth the wait. We hope to release December this year! Stay tuned for updates. After years of fearing Polyphia's music, I finally learned 2 of their songs. It took 9 months to get GOAT and OD ready to perform!  I will have other cool things announced here. Thanks for visiting me!

WHATS NEW WITH BILL?

Thanks for joining me on our music journey

                Bio

 

Bill Pierce is a guitarist, singer, songwriter, composer, teacher and live performer from Bangor Maine. He is well known in the guitar community and has extensive live playing experience touring in the New England area. He was featured in Guitar World Magazine in 1993, Face Magazine 1994, Bangor Daily News 1993, guitar 9 2002 and Guitar 2000 Magazine in 2003. His music has been featured on WZON, Z62, WTOS as well as numerous Indie Net Radio stations.

His music is filled with beautiful melodies and intense rock vibes that have earned him his place

in the guitar and shred communities. If you like Van Halen, Jeff Beck, David Gilmour, Gary Moore, Eric Johnson, and Scott Henderson, you will like Bill's music. Bill has a rich discography of 3 solo releases, Mirrors, Ripped and his 2019 release Nomad of the North. He also releases vocal rock under his songwriting name Man vs Himself. He has done studio sessions on releases such as Say It Ain’t So Joe (1986) By The No Damn Yankee, Roc Babi (2019) as well as many other studio recordings for commercials and other artists. Recently, Bill is releasing singles for his new album NOMAD OF THE NORTH.  The full album release is on March 19th, 2020.  He is scheduled to Tour in spring 2020.

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