Fans Can Meet John Moyer and Get Insight On Bass Technique From the Heavy Metal Great
September, 2015 (Plainview, NY) — On Saturday, October 3rd, 6:30-8:30PM All Music Inc. will be host to a thrilling and informative event for bass players and heavy metal fans alike who want to both meet and learn from the best- Disturbed, Adrenaline Mob, and Operation: Mindcrime bassist John Moyer! Following Disturbed’s recent climb to #1 on the Billboard 200 Album chart with their sixth studio album Immortalized earlier this month- Moyer is set to hit the road this March in support, and this is the perfect chance for fans to get up close and personal before he heads out on tour! Brought to you by our friends at Grand Slam Collectobles
Prior to joining Disturbed, John Moyer played in rock bands The Union Underground and Soak, both major label acts hailing from Texas. Having joined Disturbed in 2004, John’s playing can be heard on the band’s third (Ten Thousand Fists), fourth (Indestructible), fifth (Asylum), and sixth (Immortalized) which continues to gain momentum. All four albums debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and between them they produced nine No. 1 singles on rock radio with the current hit “The Vengeful One” climbing to the top in late August. Moyer also played on the Disturbed release “The Lost Children”- a collection of B-sides and rarities. Disturbed was also nominated for a Grammy Award for their song “Inside The Fire” off “Indestructible”. He joined Adrenaline Mob in 2012, and his most recent performances can be heard on Adrenaline Mob’s 2013 cover album “Coverta” and 2014’s “Men of Honor”.
The owner of Natural Ear Music Rock School in Austin, TX- Moyer’s award-winning school has a long history in Austin of teaching music and performance skills to young rockers and of turning out a number of professional musicians in the process! As a producer, John works with independent rock and metal bands, and in 2011 he released a bass instructional video titled “Modern Metal Bass” for Rock House Publishing. He also penned the score for the video game “Scivelation” (previously known as Salvation), a third-person shooter being developed by TopWare Interactive and Ukrainian developer Black Wing Foundation for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 released in 2014.
Currently playing Spector basses and Hartke amps, from 2008 to 2013 Moyer had a signature line of basses with BC Rich. He and the company produced his signature BC Rich Havoc, and he also has a signature line of speaker cabinets and practice amps with Kustom featuring his own design of a skull engulfed in flames printed on the front.
Now, as All Music Inc. prepare to host John Moyer on Saturday, October 3rd, 6:30-8:30PM brought to you by Grandslam – heavy metal fans and bass players can prepare to get up-close and personal for a bass clinic, Q&A session, AND autograph signing with the Grammy Nominated musician, producer, and instructor!
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More About All Music Inc.
All Music Inc has been the Long Island musicians number one choice for quality equipment, rentals and lessons for over 30 years, representing as the Long Island musicians best friend at South Oyster Bay Rd in Plainview.
All Music has long been considered the Island’s premier guitar shop and music school, with their sales people and teachers intent on helping to create lifelong musicians with a desire to be the best at their craft. Just as importantly, the brand has always taken real steps to stand out and distinguish themselves from the other chain music stores and schools with some of the best repair technicians; who work on all guitar, amp, brass, woodwind and orchestral instruments, consistent musician and venue outreach, and the strong strategic partnerships and alliances they have formed.
Thanks to their knowledgeable and experienced people who work there, who are NOT commissioned salespeople and are dedicated to serving the customers, All Music Inc. is known to take a personalized approach to all of your music needs so that you get what you want at the best price. Inside the store, they have an extensive collection of new, vintage, rare and pre-owned instruments (over 1000 guitars in stock!) to fit any budget, so as you walk around it is no wonder that they’ve become the premier music destination for professional musicians and people passionate about honing their craft in the area.
Besides the vast array and sheer volume of merchandise on display, they also host regular clinics with renowned players from every style imaginable giving their customers entre’ and insight into those they look up to.
Additionally, their deep connections with the most prominent manufacturers in the business have allowed them to create special agreements with companies like PRS Guitars and Larivee Guitars who allow the All Music store in Plainview to be their only independent dealer on Long Island. They also have a fantastic selection of Gibson, Fender, Martin, Taylor, Charvel, Gretsch, Seagull, Godin and are soon to be carrying Music Man.
There has been a budding relationship between All Music and The Space at Westbury, where they just opened the All Music Lounge at The Space which allows local musicians a chance to perform at the facility, and All Music also did the Contractor Appreciation Party that included Twisted Sister, CJ Ramone and Good Rats members. All Music has also been partnering with the World Famous Tattoo Lou’s, where the All Music team has been involved with the booking and music production of the stage at the past four United Ink Tattoo/Art/Music festivals, as well as for their Poker Bike run and on other projects.
Additionally, the All Music’s Rock N Roll University Band – comprised of some of the best students from the school – have performed at the aforementioned events and are slated to perform at the upcoming United Ink Resorts World Casino Festival at Aqueduct. The band also regularly performs at places like the Smithtown Festival and Patchogue’s Alive After Five. All Music also recently provided the backline for the WBAB Homegrown Superstar finals at The Emporium.
Adding to the empire, and founded back in 2011, All Music’s Rock and Roll University in Hauppauge is a performance based rock and roll school where the students take private music lessons each week and then attend rehearsals which all lead up to live rock concerts in theaters around Long Island, New York. They have hosted their Big Concert Series at venues like Theatre Three in Port Jefferson and The Boulton Center in Bayshore.
Also on the school side, speaking to the talent and skill of both the teachers and students, one can look at their authentic sounding Led Zeppelin tribute ZoFolk currently touring Long Island, and the case of Brandon “Taz” Niederaur, an 11 year old guitar prodigy who after careful tutelage at the school has already been covered on ABC News, in Newsday, on Verizon Fios1 and on the Ellen Degeneres show and even caught the eye of Rock N Roll Hall of Famer Gregg Allman who recently brought him up on stage to perform with the legendary Allman Brothers Band during Jam Cruise. The band also recently performed at Citi Field during a NY Mets major league baseball game.