Metal Temple Interview

Posted by on Jan 9, 2015

Metal Temple’s Cami Kyttle recently had a chance to talk to Mike Campese, a guitar virtuoso and all-around music performer, best known for performing with the ephemeral Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Also holding an extensive and well-received solo career discography, Campese spoke with us about his life and his newest solo album entitled “Chameleon.” First of all, how the hell did...

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Pure Metal Interview

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014

Pure Metal Interview

Gitarowy kameleon Początków muzycznej aktywności tego pochodzącego z Nowego Jorku muzyka naleŜy doszukiwać się jeszcze w połowie lat osiemdziesiątych. Wtedy to nastoletni Mike Campese, wespół ze swoimi szkolnymi kolegami, współtworzył tradycyjnie heavy metalową formację DIVINE MALICE. Po latach działalności z róŜnymi wykonawcami, swoją muzyczną karierę zdecydował się powiązać czasowo z projektem...

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Mike in Axe Magazine

Posted by on May 20, 2014

Mike in Axe Magazine

One of the biggest and very popular Italian guitar magazines in Italy, Axe Magazine did a 8 plus page feature on Mike. The mag covers an interview, Cd review of Chameleon and a guitar lesson. Plus a nice mention on the cover! Be sure to check it...

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Full Throttle Rock Interview

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014

Full Throttle Rock Interview

Full Article Here Interview with Mike Campese By Dave Smiles Mike Campese is a guitar virtuoso for the new generation of music fans. Taking the best of what has gone before and pushing himself musically and artistically into the future by writing within various styles. Through passion for his guitar playing and a love of music, Campese seeks to share these with an ever growing audience. Mike...

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Mike Campese Fires Up with New CD Chameleon

Posted by on Apr 3, 2014

Mike Campese Fires Up with New CD Chameleon

Full Article Here Recently, Mike Campese found himself in Italy for the first time where he ran some clinics and visited his Italian relatives. Mike’s a virtuoso on guitar, bless with natural technical abilities that show up on his many CD and DVD releases. Watching him perform is both inspiring and humbling. Every guitarist in the room has a laser focus on his playing, before they went back to...

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Shred Knowledge Interview

Posted by on Feb 16, 2014

By Scott Thomas Electric City is the 7th solo release from guitar virtuoso Mike Campese. The 14 song, over 76 minute Cd is filled with some of the most blistering guitar work Mike has ever recorded. The Cd kicks off with a bang with the tune “Eleventh Degree” featuring some intense melodic shredding and jazzy harmonies. Just when you thought you heard some crazy guitar...

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Guitarz For Ever Interview

Posted by on Feb 16, 2014

Mike Campese New CD “CHAMELEON” OUT NOW The long awaited eighth studio release from Mike Campese is finally here! CHAMELEON embodies the entire essence and culmination of Mike’s years of experience as a composer, guitarist, songwriter, and of course includes plenty of serious guitar shredding. Mike Campese is back with a new solo release, titled “Chameleon”. This is...

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Guitar Club Magazine 2013

Posted by on Feb 16, 2014

Guitar Club Magazine 2013

Disco d’oro con la Trans-Siberian-Orchestra, il noto chitarrista newyorkese ci apre le porte del suo iperbolico mondo chitarristico… un luogo in cui versatilità e devozione la fanno da padrone… Nato in una famiglia di musicisti, il piccolo Mike, si innamora ben presto della sei corde affascinato dai corposi riff di Tony Iommi. Successivamente  inizia a sperimentare mondi...

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Perfect Circle

Posted by on Mar 9, 2004

By Matt Cafissi Mike , first of all your surname is Italian … Well my Dad was born in Calabria,Italy and came to the US when he was 4 years old.I do have relatives in italy which i never get to see,Hopefully someday ill get a chance to go there and see them. Tell me about your latest cd called “Full Circle” and other stuff . My First Solo album is “Total Freedom”...

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