New Jersey based guitarist Joe Cantamessa (I Am The Trireme, Inanimate, Remnants of Winter, The Banner, Desolate Sorrow) is no stranger when it comes to music. Whether it is performing on stage, working in the studio, or enjoying the livelihood of teaching his students, Joe C. is 100% music.
As a self-taught musician since the age of 13, Joe has been playing guitar non-stop ever since. Throughout his years of playing, and with his wide range of influences, Joe has been able to develop his own unique style and sound that is highly distinct. Joe C. takes pride in what he does, and the result is his music.
Joe has recorded and released a number of albums with a number of bands; most recently being a full-length album titled "Gnosis: Never Follow the Light" from extreme metal outfitters "I Am The Trireme" (www.iamthetrireme.com / HPGD Records). Joe has also landed an endorsement deal with Colorado based company "The Guitarmory, Ltd." (www.theguitarmoryltd.com), now having his own signature guitar pickup set, as well as his endorsee Guitarmory D3-7 guitar.
On top of everything else Joe has going on, he is currently working on a new instrumental progressive trio called "Inanimate (www.facebook.com/inanimatemusic). This will be a project to pay close attention to...
When it comes to music, there should be no end to what one can do, and Joe C. definitely stands by that. To stay up to date with everything Joe has going on, please follow his website at: www.sologuitaristjoec.com