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MelodicRock.com Review of Chameleon

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014

MelodicRock.com Review of Chameleon

Mike Campese is back with a new solo release, titled “Chameleon”. This is Mike’s 8th solo CD,  it contains 12 new tracks and is a little over 60 minutes. This cd really packs a punch, If you heard Mike’s previous cd’s you will realize that he has really honed his writing and musicianship. The first track “To the 9’s” is slamming, it’s a...

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Power Play Review of Chameleon

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014

Power Play Review of Chameleon

American guitarist Mike Campese and I share one thing. I wish it was musical prowess, but alas it’s not. He’s good on the old guitar, while I’m not. He’s probably best known for his short stint with Trans-Siberian Orchestra in 2004 for the album “The Lost Christmas Eve.’ Other than that, he has released eight solo albums. “Chameleon” being the...

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Metal Master Kingdom’s review of Chameleon

Posted by on Jun 3, 2014

Metal Master Kingdom’s review of Chameleon

Read the Full Article Mike Campese has released his 8th studio album Chameleon on September 17, 2013, and it has something for everyone on it. Before doing this review I knew of Mike and his work, but had never really listened to it. What talent! Chameleon has 12 tracks of magnificent guitar work on it. Starting with “To the 9’s” which makes a sudden impact with the incredible shredding, then...

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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 out!

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CanedoRock.com Review of Chameleon

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014

CanedoRock.com Review of Chameleon

Full Article Here El neoyorquino Mike Campese nos entrega su octava producción discográfica que se titula en inglés “Camaleon”. Lo del nombre es por la diversidad de estilos que se pueden encontrar aquí, y si bien, no es que Mike se despacha con una polka rusa, pero tenemos rock, funk, metal, algo de soft, blues, y hasta música de circo con guitarra. Campese además nos demuestra una vez mas su...

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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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Full Throttle Rock Review of Chameleon

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014

Full Throttle Rock Review of Chameleon

Full Article Here   Mike Campese – Chameleon – Written by Dave Smiles I’m biased; I love guitars. Those picking up the instrument for the first time may find the six strings daunting and certainly be overwhelmed by the seven and eight string models. Max Cavalera modified his to five strings and Scott Ian to four. Some have pickups, some have humbuckers, not to mention the various...

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