High school drop out that played with legendary bands like Nirvana and Foo Fighters and directed the film Sound City. Let´s welcome rockstar DAVE GROHL!
Today´s Special is Jonas Blomqvist!!!!
Jonas is the guitarist for Superfix as well as plays guitar at Saddle Ranch, restaurant at Universal and Sunset Strip.
During this chat with Jonas, we discuss the music business and other topics like:
- From Sweden
- 10 years old, played the trombone after seeing a guy play the trombone at school
- Trombone, Piano, Drums and then Guitar
- Founded a metal band in Sweden
- Started working after high school, worked at a hotel for 5 years, housekeeping manager
- Sick of working, got a loan to go to Hollywood and study at Musicians Institute
- Loved performance classes, learned a lot from music reading
- Loved Musicians Institute Career Counseling
- Hacksaw told us most people go back home a year later
- Singing for your supper at Saddle Ranch
- Opened up for All That Remains and LA Guns at Canyon Club
- “Superfix “story, sounds like Tool, Deftones, Disturbed, hard rock metal
- Kalen Chase, lead singer of Superfix, used to tour with Korn
- Rehearsing twice a week with Superfix
- Wish he knew how deceitful people can be!
- Daily habit: working out!
- Pay to Play
- Visa issues
BEST GIG: Canyon Club gig
WORST GIG: 2 people in front rocking out and his aunt in the back
Coming to America, thankfully he found 3 swedish people and they all lived together
Guthrie Govan, Metallica, Dreamtheater, Megadeath
SONG OF THE SHOW