Washburn Artist Ryan Hofing

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Ryan Hofing

Inspired by his love for heavy metal music Ryan picked up the guitar at age 16. Influenced by bands such as Iron Maiden, Helloween and Blind Guardian, he began to form a style and sound that would eventually become the cornerstone of Crimson Shadows' music. Through the years of playing with fellow Crimson Shadows guitar player Greg Rounding, they have hit many milestones in their career. Including winning the worldwide Wacken Open Air Metal Battle 2013, and most recently the release of Crimson Shadows’ debut album on Napalm Records “Kings Among Men”. Fast solos and technical guitar harmony sections are a staple of the band’s sound, and they show no signs of slowing down in the future.

Gear: PXM20FRFBCBM (With EMG Pickups)

www.crimsonshadowsmetal.com