Fans Can Meet The Great Mike Orlando and Gain Insight On His Guitar Playing and Career As One of Heavy Metal/Hard Rock’s Greatest Players
October, 2015 (Plainview, NY) — On Saturday, October 24th, 6:00-8:00PM All Music Inc. will be host to a riveting event for guitarists, heavy metal and hard rock fans who want to both meet and learn from Adrenaline Mob’s Mike Orlando! Having released their debut album Omerta on ECM/EMI in 2012, Adrenaline Mob landed at #5 on the Hard rock Album chart on Billboard, had the #1 Metal Album on iTunes, and iTunes UK Metal Album of the Year. Since then, they’ve released 2 more EP’s titled Coverta and Dearly Departed, and their 2nd full length album Men of Honor on Century Media Records. Orlando has done multiple US tours as well as arena runs w/Godsmack & Avenged Sevenfold with Adrenaline Mob, and has toured across the U.K. with stops at major festivals such as Sweden Rock, Graspop, Bospop, and Gods of Metal. They recently toured South America in 2015 on their ‘Dearly Departed 2015 Tour’.
Recently having had the honor of being the guest guitarist on Season 14 of the widely popular TV show VH1 Classic’s ‘That Metal Show’ hosted by Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson & Jim Florentine, Orlando also returned to perform as a featured guests on the VH1 Classic’s TMS Season 11 premiere. His newest endeavor A BEAUTIFUL DISASTER, is a brand new band with a new breed of rock, combining unforgettable melodies, meaningful lyrics and a unique blend of masterful songwriting and musicianship, demonstrating that there are still musicians out there that actually prefer to play “real” instruments in the digital age. The band will record their debut album this summer & their shooting for a 2016 release.
As owner of his own recording studio, Sonic Stomp Studios, he handles everything from engineering, producing, mixing & mastering. Mike has engineered, co-produced, mixed & mastered Adrenaline Mob’s “Coverta”, “Men Of Honor”, and “Dearly Departed” releases on EMI & Century Media Records. He also has engineered & co-produced their debut album “Omerta” as well as both Mike’s Instrumental albums Sonic Stomp I & II. When he’s not recording & mixes his own albums he does the same for other clients including working w/producer John Moyer (Disturbed, Adrenaline Mob) and many more.
Orlando also fronts his own Instrumental band Sonic Stomp & released his debut Instrumental CD “Sonic Stomp” in 2007. The CD, which has achieved worldwide critical acclaim, contains 12 tracks which take the listener from the top extreme rock guitar playing with sheer finesse and lightening speed to beautiful ballads with great emotional feel, and everything in between. In November 2010 he released the follow-up Cd, Sonic Stomp II which took his playing and composing to a complete other level of virtuosity and overall extreme command of the instrument, and it’s even available on the world famous ROCKBAND Game! As a proud endorser of Marshall Amplification, GHS Strings, Rocktron, Line 6 Wireless Systems, Dimarzio pickups & accessories, and Shredneck products- He’s even been given the honor of receiving his own signature products as well including Rocktron’s Mike Orlando Signature Wah Pedal & the Mike Orlando Signature Shredneck Model.
Now, as All Music Inc. prepare to host Mike Orlando on Saturday, October 24th, 6:00-8:00PM– guitarists, heavy metal and hard rock fans, and guitar aficionados can get ready for an up-close-and personal guitar clinic along with a Q&A and autograph session with a tremendous guitarist, producer, and overall musician!
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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.