Jeremy Krull's self-titled debut CD features seven instrumental tracks in the heavy metal and progressive metal vein, and serve as a veritable showcase for his mega-heavy riffage and dizzying solos. Krull uses his seven-string guitar to raid the heavy riff archive with taste and discretion, while juxtaposing warbly, raw and demented tones with complex and fiery guitar lines. For a self-released, near-one-man-band debut, the production is surprisingly solid; Krull has a knack for keeping things interesting in the way he structures his compositions. His influences such as Symphony X, Rudess Morgenstein Project and Dream Theater probably helped in that regard. Jeremy Krull will find a place in the CD collections of fans of heavier instrumental guitar music, and the sky is the limit for this young (he's only 18) shredder. Jeremy Krull was originally profiled in the April-May, 2004 edition of The Undiscovered.
Jeremy started playing guitar when he was around 6 years old, and along the way he picked up drums, bass, and just recently, keyboards. His first influence and all time favorite band is Queen, but he has many different influences ranging from instrumental rock guitarists such as Steve Vai and Brett Garsed, to jazz/fusion greats like Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, and Tribal Tech to modern progressive outfits like Symphony X, Pain Of Salvation, Royal Hunt, and Ayreon. Of late, Jeremy has been listening to lots of music toward the heavier end of the spectrum, such as Iced Earth, Dimmu Borgir, Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects and Meshuggah. He used Emagic's Logic Audio software to record his album, eventually promoting a three-song sampler at Atlanta's Prog Power festival, where he got a lot of positive feedback.
Krull admits there is only really one thing left to do now, and that is to create more music.
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