Guitar & Bass Guitar Instructor
Joey Concepcion is an upcoming rock guitar sensation hailing from Orange, Connecticut USA. He possesses talent way beyond his years. From passionately expressive solos to burning shred, he is turning many heads in the industry with his advanced playing maturity.
In 2008, Michael Vescera (vocalist for Yngwie Malmsteen, Loudness, and Obsession) asked Joey to make a guest appearance on his latest solo album released in 2008. Then only 17 years old, the guitar solos Joey provided on the album "Sign of things to come" proved to critics that he is force to be reckoned with in the rock guitar arena. Other musicians on the album include Joe Stump (Holy Hell), Mats Oluassen (Yngwie Malmsteen), "Metal" Mike Chasiak (Halford, Pain Museum, Sebastian Bach), Chris McCarvill (Dokken, House of Lords, Jeff Scott Soto, Obsession), and Jimi Bell (House of Lords). The project captured rave reviews from around the world.
2009 - 2010 Joey began working on his project, Chaos Embrace, recording the EP "The Calling" produced and engineered by the legendary Michael Vescera. This was independently released summer 2010 to great reviews.
2010 - 2012 Joey joined local thrashers Oath of Insanity releasing an EP with the band and playing shows on the east coast to promote the EP.
2012 -2013 Look for Joey playing with his latest project Symphony of Malice. A high energy heavy metal project with kick ass songs and amazing musicianship. Judgement Day (The Aftermath) Is the debut full length album from the band, The band toured the East Coast in the US and brought the band down to Brazil for their first international tour, Where vocalist Gus Sinaro is originally from. The band played on national TV show "Show Livre" and talked and promoted the album. Also Opening for International metal act "Korzus" on the first night of the tour and playing a headlining show as well the end of the tour. The band released 2 music videos in 2012 and 2013 for Judgement Day (The Aftermath).
During 2013 Joey also begun the recording process of his debut solo album soon to be released, while also played two solo act shows in Russia. The album is entitled "Under Shadows" the album is fully recorded and will be released late 2014. Joey was asked in 2013 by Legendary Guitarist "Christopher Amott" formally of the renowned Metal Group "Arch Enemy" to Join the band "Armageddon" and record their latest album since over 10 years. The Album is called "Captivity & Devourment"
Summer 2014 Joey was asked by Hardcore metalers "Dead By Wednesday" to do an American tour with legendary metal group "Shadows Fall" tour all over the United States
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