Brazilian guitarist Alex Meister, known worldwide for his work leading the bands Pleasure Maker and Marenna-Meister, takes up his solo career with the single “Hard To Say Goodbye”, which is available on all digital platforms, along with the video clip. .
“Hard To Say Goodbye” is part of Alex Meister’s new solo project, which started in 2019 with the theme “Just Thinkin’About You” and will now continue. “Finally, I will continue with my solo project. Reviewing this material is the opportunity to give face and production, especially the songs from my first CD, which today I am capable of giving, providing the same energy and feelings that I had at that time”, explains the guitarist.
Alex Meister revisits his career from the beginning and rescues various themes that will be edited in a sequence of singles until completing a record. “My intention is to bring to the public songs that are not yet known, and reread others that are already known to the audience that I know. it has continued over the years ”.
With more maturity, Alex Meister is eager to present his work, who in addition to being a guitarist, also acts as a vocalist. Follow the artist on social media to learn more about his career and what the production of this new project is like.
Alex Meister has been a guitarist for over 30 years and has been working as a teacher for just over 20. He played in expressive bands in Rio de Janeiro in the 90s, even performing at the opening of bands such as Savatage in 1998 and abroad, in side of Whitesnake, Motörhead, Queensrÿche, Saxon, Angra, among others. In 2020, he was elected one of the 10 best national guitarists by the public voting of the “Best of the year 2020”, a contest held by the renowned magazine Roadie Crew.
In his career, he edited five albums inside and outside Brazil; one instrumental solo (Alex Meister – “My Way” in 2011), three with the Hard Rock band Pleasure Maker (“Love On the Rocks” in 2004, “Twisted Desire” in 2008 and “Dancin’ With Danger” in 2018) , the album of his recent project Marenna-Meister (“Out of Reach” in 2020) and is about to release the sixth album, resuming his solo career, in front of the vocals. In addition to guitarist, Alex Meister also acted as the main composer and producer in all these works. These albums were released and distributed in countries in North America, Europe and Asia by labels such as Spiritual Beast (Japan), Perris Records (USA), Steelheart Records (Italy) and Lions Pride Music (Denmark). In Brazil by Animal Records and GMSA Records.
Alex has also made guest appearances recording songs by other artists and bands such as Paradise inc. from São Paulo, in 2014, in a work with several guests such as American vocalist Mark Boals (ex-Yngwie Malmsteen) and sharing guitars with Edu Ardanuy (Dr. Sin), on the single “Secrets”. And in 2016, with Argentinian vocalist Alec Michels, on the single “Sacrifício”, a track that is part of his solo album “Marcado A Sangre”. Due to this, Alex performed twice in Buenos Aires to promote this work and he gave interviews for websites and specialized magazines and, together with all the work, he also works as a technical reviewer of books on guitar methods for some Brazilian publishers.
Genre: Hard Rock/ Glam Metal
Producer: Alex Meister
Recording, mixing and mastering: Sidney Sohn
Artwork: Dudu Bierrenbach
Photographer: Eduardo Amayo
Alex Meister (vocal e guitarra)
Cris Gavioli (baixo)
L.A. Tilly (bateria)
Sidney Sohn (teclados)