Axe Banger: The Guitarist Showcase

Laki Ragazas

Name: Laki Ragazas

Playing (years): Playing guitar for 23 years

Style: Hard Rock/Blues Rock/Shred

Gibson Les Paul standard and
Gibson Les Paul Custom with Gibson’57 Classic Plus
Humbuckers and Pearly Gates Seymour Duncan Humbuckers.

Tech 21 Trademark 60W (for smaller gigs)
Marshall MK II with a 300W RMS cabinet speaker (for bigger gigs)

Ibanez Tube Screamer
Boss DS1 Distortion
Dunlop Cry Baby Wah
Boss CH1 Super Chorus
Digitech Digidelay
Digitech Whammy Pedal.

Endorsements: Not so far…

Past accomplishments: Nominated in 1996 among 12 guitarists all over the world for a full year scholarship to attend the Atlanta Institute of Music which was in cooperation with Jason Becker. Certificate in Classical Harmony (2001). Self release EP CD with local band called Long Live (2001).

Current and upcoming projects: Killer Sixgun Project, currently looking for a record label.

Favorite guitarist: Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Ritchie Blackmore, Uli Jon Roth, Michael Schenker, Gary Moore, Yngwie Malmsteen, to name but a few…

Most Underrated Players: Definitely Uli Jon Roth and Michael Schenker.

Best musician you’ve ever seen: Definitely Uli Jon Roth and Michael Schenker. These guys are guitar poets…

Four words that best describe what you want to get across in your playing: Fun, Passion, Love, Rock

Your Hero: Jason Becker

Ultimate goal: Make records, tour around the world playing music…



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