About Thomas Blug
Thomas Blugs Strat® sound touches your heart like no other. In 1997 he was awarded "best German rock+pop guitarist" and in 2004 he became 'Strat King' of Europe for Fender.
The German axe master has worked with international artists such as Percy Sledge, Bobby Kimball, Hazel O'Conner, Steward Copeland, Ian Paice, Don Airey, Thijs van Leer and Tommy Emmanuel. He has also worked with some of the biggest German acts like No Angels, Tic Tac Toe, Purple Schulz, Rainbirds etc. His current live schedule switches between his regular 'Thomas Blug Guitar From the Heart' live band to his 'Blug plays Hendrix' live outfit, as well as dates with his 'fun' bands Dreist or "Rockanarchie". Thomas' touring and recording band features some of Europe´s finest instrumentalists / session players, including the legendary Thijs van Leer (Focus) on Hammond and flute, Reggie Worthy or Raoul Walton on Bass, Wolf Simon on drums and Bernie Wittmann on electronic keys and Rhodes.
With a growing international reputation and awareness as one of the finest Strat players around, Thomas released 4 studio Solo albums and a live album and DVD with his "Thomas Blug Band" as one part of Thomas Blugs emotional guitar journey. With "Blug plays Hendrix" he released a live DVD and CD, the follow up live DVD and CD is coming out april 2013.