CHRIS BASENER | STORYTELLER WITHOUT WORDS
Meet Chris Basener, an electrifying rock guitarist hailing from Germany and currently making waves in the UK. A maestro of the strings, Chris delves into the realm of instrumental rock, effortlessly fusing hard-rocking riffs with catchy melodies and sizzling solos, often drawing comparisons to iconic guitarists like Joe Satriani, Vinnie Moore, and Eric Johnson.
His musical approach revolves around storytelling with the guitar, crafting songs that feature captivating melodies, intriguing moods, and exotic flavors. Influenced by rock guitar legends such as Jimmy Page, Michael Schenker, EVH, and Yngwie Malmsteen, Chris graduated from the prestigious Munich Guitar Institute (MGI) in Germany. He has gained valuable experience as a Product Specialist for a leading amp modeling company.
His musical journey has seen remarkable highlights, including solo performances at prestigious venues like Wembley Arena in London and Resorts Worlds Arena in Birmingham. Taking his sonic adventures across the globe, Chris has graced stages in the UK, Europe, China, and the USA.
With a full-length album titled ‘Beyond The Sky’, the exclusive EP ‘Sonic Stories’ and various single releases under his belt, Chris's recent single, 'Tears Of Stone,' is a compelling rock instrumental featuring a memorable melody and scorching solos, proving that engaging rock songs can tell a fascinating story without words.
Beyond his music career, Chris shares his passion for the guitar through Woodside Guitar Studio, where he offers private tuition. He is also a key member of the Birmingham hard rock band REDLINE and the founder of the In-Your-Face instrumental hard rock project JUNKYARD REBEL.