Started playing guitar at the age of 15 years old after breaking his ankle while he was at Hull Cith FC as a schoolboy. Practicing 8/9 hours a day to learn his craft.
First gig at 18 years old. Influences are Michael Schenker, Joe Satriani, Yingwie Malmsteen, John Petrucci, Eddie van Halen.
Lived in London in the 80’s for 6 years playing the circuit .
Played in ” Mai Rouge” for 8 years and recorded a well received Ep in 1990. All original hard rock material
Joined “Change of Heart” in 2001 and signed to Escape music and released 2 albums with good reviews from around the world. Played the Gods festival in wigan 2 years in succession.
John plays Musicman and Gibson guitars,
Axe Fx II effects,
Dunlop and morley wah wah pedals/
Ernie ball strings
Dunlop jazz III picks