Alex Perillo


Guitar player for a band along with playing my own solo Material.







What is music to you? What does it give you?

Music is everything to me. It is my life and my career. Music gives me freedom to spread my wings and allow me to be me regardless of what drudgeries day to day reality may offer.

What is your music dream?

My musical dream is to walk on stage and play my guitar and somehow get paid enough for doing it to live off of it.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

Humanity's obsession with religion. There's more killings and division in the world based on religion and politics more than anything else in the world. Music brings us together. Let's leave all our grievances behind and make some and perhaps enjoy some good art.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

The Memorable song from my childhood would be" Kickstart My Heart"by Motley Crue. I've always been a big glam metal fan and I like to show that In my playing.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

It's extremely hard to choose because I because there are so many bands that are good for so many different reasons. But among my favorites are Jacky Vincent/ Sonata Arctica Ice Nine Kills Motionless In White Amon Amarth Iron Maiden Racer X Motley Crue Escape The Fate Asking Alexandria Black Veil Brides

What inspires you to make music?

With everything wrong in the world today, Music is what brings us together. I try to express myself through my art as a guitar player through making songs that I would want to listen to. Hopefully, other people will want to listen too.

What is the message you want to send with your music?

Most of whatever problem you're facing isn't as bad or doesn't matter as much as you think it does. Be the person you want to be. Regardless of what anyone else says, thinks, our expects. Only one person gets to live your life. So you might as well enjoy it.

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

I feel at home. When I'm on a stage I feel like I can come out of my shell and truly express what I'm feeling. You can't really do that in day to day life.

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

Pay musicians for what they do. Not the label, not the streaming service, the musician. Without the musician, these people wouldn't even have a job.

What do you think of Drooble?

I personally think it's a viable social platform for musicians to share their art and connect with others.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Fake people. I would rather hear someone completely raw. It's better miss a few notes live or what have you than mime your performances. In the studio, make sure that the artist actually played what is on the record. Sure production is always a factor and some of my favorite music is highly produced but make sure that the music is genuine to the artist's ability. Not the computers.

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

Of course. There are multiple local bands that I love to go and see that are local in my area. Ones I like are Promise To Myself Phoebe Marlowe Isaiah Tilson/The Lot The Brightside

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Unfortunately you have to be abstrusely stubborn to get in front of a large audience. You have to have the pure desire and drive in the first place to make sure it gets there. Otherwise, a good business mind will do nothing but good for a musician and his career.

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

The goddess on the Ukulele herself, Phoebe Marlowe. No one could make as much of a microphone and a Ukulele as this woman can,. With her strong voice that can cut right through you, you cannot help but be enthralled by her performance. Villain Of the Story Little known Metalcore band from Minneapolis, Minnesota. They still play breakdowns and they're still heavy as anything in 2019. They've stayed true to form with every release while still experimenting and pushing the boundaries of what their sound can be.