Fav 5

Interesting interviews with music artists from a variety of styles and genres, re-capturing their favorite top 5 albums which influenced them to be the musicians they are today.


Dani Macchi

Rocking Europe for over 10 years, guitarist and founding member of Italian rock band Belladonna, Dani Dani Macchi reviews his top favorite 5 records which have impacted him the most as a musician.

Jared James Nichols

Raw and raucous blues guitarist, singer and songwriter, Jared James Nichols takes out some time with us to share his top favorite five records which have influenced him the most in life and as a musician.

Steve Lukather

Guitarist for Grammy Award winning rock group Toto, Steve Lukather has also performed on over 1000 records in his session career. Luke shares with us his top fav 5 artists and records that have inspired him the most.

KK Downing

Founding member formerly of heavy metal gods Judas Priest, guitarist K.K. Downing spends some time and recalls his top favorite 5 records which have impacted him the most as a musician.

Steve Hackett

Guitarist, vocalist, keyboardist and chief writer for classic progressive stoner rock band Big Elf, Damon Fox recalls his top 5 favorite records which influenced him the most as a musician and artist.

Damon Fox

Prolific fusion guitarist, singer, songwriter, solo artist and member of progressive rock band Genesis, Steve Hackett recalls his top favorite 5 records which influenced him most as a musician.

Monte Pittman

Touring and session guitarist with Madonna, Prong, The Citizen Vein and singer songwriter solo artist Monte Pittman reviews his top favorite five records which have impacted him the most musically.

Eric Martin

Eric Martin, formerly of hard rock band Mr. Big, singer songwriter and session musician recalls his top 5 favorite records which have influenced him the most as a singer and musician.

Paul Dean

Guitarist and founding member of Canadian hit classic rock band Loverboy and Streetheart, JUNO award winner, songwriter and solo artist. Here Paul reviews his top five favorite albums.

Jon Herington

A solo artist who has released five records to date, Jon Herington is also the touring and recording session guitarist for Steely Dan. Here Jon shares his top fav 5 records that have inspired him.

Michael Vick

A connoisseur of fretless guitar, Michael Vick has released over 12 albums, has been featured in Guitar Player Magazine and hosts the “New York Fretless Guitar Festival”, Michael shares his top favorite 5 albums.

Bryan Beller

Versatile bass guitarist, member of power trio The Aristocrats and heavy metal group Dethklok, Bryan Beller reviews his top 5 (and then some) favorite records which have impacted him the most.

Paul Quinn

Guitarist for UK heavy metal band Saxon, Paul Quinn reviews his top favorite five records which have influenced him the most as a musician in life.

Stevie Salas

Funk rock guitarist, music director, studio and solo artist Stevie Salas reviews his top fave 5 records which have impacted him the most musically.

Johannes Linstead

Flamenco guitarist and solo artist of Spanish styled Latin American Flamenco instrumental music from Oakville, Ontario, Canada, Johannes remembers his top favorite 5 records which have impacted him the most as a musician.

Dave Meniketti

Guitarist, singer, solo artist and leader of bay area rock band Y&T, Dave Meniketti recalls his top 5 records that have impacted him as a guitarist and musician.

Steve Lynch

Guitarist for 80s rock band Autograph, veteran touring and session guitar player ace, Steve Lynch recalls his 5 favorite records which impacted him musically as a musician.

Joe Stump

Lead guitarist for Reign of Terror and symphonic heavy metal band HolyHell, Joe recalls his top favorite 5 records which influenced him musically as a musician.

Sass Jordan

Bluesy pop rock singer and solo artist, Sass looks back at her top 5 favorite records which have impacted her the most as an artist, songwriter and musician.

Bruce Kulick

Hard rock metal lead guitarist of Kiss and Grand Funk Railroad, Bruce recollects his 5 favorite songs which impacted him the most as a musician.

Stuart Smith

Guitarist and founding member of rock group Heaven and Earth, Stuart Smith has had a career in music spanning four decades. Here, Stuart shares his top favorite five records which have had an impact on him musically.

Will Wallner

Co-founder of melodic rock group Will Wallner and Vivien Vain, and former member of metal group White Wizzard, guitarist Will Wallner shares his top 5 favorite albums which have influenced him the most musically.

William Hart Strecker

Solo artist and blues guitarist, William Hart Strecker recalls his 5 favorite songs which impacted him the most as a musician.

Brad Roberts

Singer, songwriter, guitarist and frontman for the Crash Test Dummies, Brad recollects his top 5 favorite albums which have influenced him most as a musician.

Ron Thal

Ron Thal (aka Bumblefoot), solo artist and guitarist of Guns n’ Roses and Art of Anarchy, recalls his top 5 favorite songs which have impacted him the most as a musician.

Dale Turner

Guitar teacher at (MIT) musicians institute of Los Angeles, former columnist for guitar one magazine, songwriter and solo artist, Dale Turner recalls his favorite 5 records that have influenced him the most as a musician.

Jeff Neill

Jeff Neill, hard rock pop guitarist of Canadian classic rock band Streetheart recalls his 5 favorite guitar solos which impacted him as a musician.

Prashant Aswani

Progressive, hard rock and heavy metal guitar virtuoso Prashant Aswani speaks about his 5 favorite records which influenced him the most as a musician.

Derrick Gottfried

Derrick Gottfried of Canadian classic rock band Harlequin recalls his favorite 5 guitar records and guitarists which influenced him the most as a guitar player.

JP Cervoni

Italian born blues guitarist JP Cervoni has not only released many solo albums in his career, but has also produced and performed with an array of musical artists including, Buddy Miles, George Clinton, Lee Ritenour, Tony Levin, Derek Sherinian and others.

Ron Scalzo

Vocalist, solo artist, leader of the rock band Return To Earth, and indie label owner Ron Scalzo a.k.a. Q*Ball speaks about his 5 favorite records.

Commodore Redrum

Guitarist Commodore Redrum (a.k.a. Justin Greczyn), of New Jersey thrash metal band Swashbuckle, recalls his favorite records which have influenced him the most as a musician.