Chet Thompson, a Randy Rhoads protege

Student of the late great, Randy Rhoads. Chet Thompson is an amazing guitarist who deserves more limelight. he played in great bands such as Hellion (discovered by the incredible Ronnie James Dio) and WWIII.

Just listen to this playing:

Chet Thompson Live Solo in WWIII - › watch

Chet Thompson upside down guitar playing live › watch

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Interesting band! Thanks.

Yes, he’s awesome. Love his playing.


This also made me want to see a metal band fronted by a screaming trumpet!