DREAM THEATER, NEVERMORE, OZZY Guitarists To Guest On 'Rusty Cooley's Guitar Asylum TV'

January 7, 2011

Long before the popularity of video games such as Guitar Hero and Rock Band, a television program was being plotted to showcase the world's best guitarists. "Rusty Cooley's Guitar Asylum TV" is the brainchild of Ward W. Bond, CEO of The Whitfield Media Group, whose film production background includes filming over 1,100 episodes of television programming in the last six years.

The Whitfield Media Group has chosen Houston, Texas Channel 55 as the first television station and market to air a one-of-a-kind television program focusing on the talents of the greatest guitar players in the world. Set to debut on February 5, "Rusty Cooley's Guitar Asylum TV" will incorporate guitarist interviews from many genres of music. Jeff Loomis of NEVERMORE, Gus G. of OZZY OSBOURNE, Mark Tremonti and Myles Kennedy of ALTER BRIDGE, John Petrucci of DREAM THEATER, Henry Garza of LOS LONELY BOYS, Eric Johnson, Peppino D'Agostino, Andy McKee and Andy Timmons are just a few names who have been filmed for the new show, with many other guests in the works. Film production has been ongoing by The Whitfield Media Group and is being filmed in high definition.

Rusty Cooley will not only sit down with fellow guitarists and trade licks with them, but he will take time to give the viewers a quick guitar lesson (available for download). For all the gearheads out there, guitar tech guru Mike Nedd will be talking guitar gear and tech tips bringing to the viewer top-notch equipment from guitars, amps, pedals, you name it, "Rusty Cooley's Guitar Asylum TV" will cover it. Special reporting features by Roxy Taylor and Sebastian Van Cooley will be providing stories about bass players, drummers, special interviews with lead singers and special interest stories pertaining to guitar and the concert scene.

Rusty Cooley, one of the top five supershredder guitarist in the world and resides in The Woodlands, Texas. He is co-founder of Pro Music Instruction and Rusty Cooley's School of Rock. It is his prolific expertise in playing and teaching guitar that has brought many guitarists from around the world just to sit down and learn from him. Guitarists from beginners to professionals will be able to benefit from his explanations of playing guitar on the show.

The Whitfield Media Group is a media and entertainment company in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment and information to a global audience.

For more infrormation, visit www.guitarasylumtv.com.

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