Name: Alex Zubair
D.O. B: May 25, 1978
Birthplace: Planet Shred!
Currently Residing In: Mississauga, ON
Gear: Meinzinger Phear Custom (Ghoul) 7 Strings Guitar loaded with Fishman Pickup!!!, Ibanez (Axiom Label, Iron Label 7 Strings Guitars loaded with Bareknuckle + EMGS Pickups, Fractal Audio (AX8), STL Tones, Seymour Duncan (Powerstage 170) Poweramp, Marshall JCM 900 (Lead 1960) Customized Cabs, Dunlop 535Q Wah, Dunlop Big Stubby’s 3.0 Picks, Levy Straps, Elixir Nano Web Strings, Gruv Gear.
Musical Influences: I was born a metalhead and will die a metalhead!
Music is music, and I appreciate all kinds! As a musician you must have an open mind!
Favorite Bands: Pink Floyd, Queen, Blue Oyster Cult, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Whitesnake, Rush, The BIG 4, Pantera, Testament, , Dream Theater, Symphony X, Exodus, Sacred Reich, Suicidal Tendencies, Machine Head, Biohazard, Nuclear Assault, Down, Fight, Nevermore, Death, Pestilence, Bolt Thrower, Disincarnate, GNR, Alice in Chains, STP, Tool, Sound Garden, Kyuss, Rage Against The Machine and many, many, many more…
Musicians: I don’t know where to start from David Gilmore, Brian May Jimi Hendrix, Van Halen, Steve Lukather, Neal Schon, Al Di Meola, Yngwie Malmsteen, Marty Friedman, Jason Becker, John Petrucci, Andy LaRocque, Doug Aldrich, James Murphy, Alex Skolnick, Michael Romeo, Jeff Loomis and newer players like Andy James, Marco Sfogli, Luca Mantovanelli, Tom Quayle and the list goes on and on…
Phear Song: S.O.S, Snake! (working title of as yet unreleased track)
MEMBER OF PHEAR: REGAN
BOOKS: Silence of The Lambs, Angels & Demons, All H.P Lovecraft, The Exorcist, Vampire Chronicles …
TV: Original Transformers, Seinfeld, Money Heist, Ash Vs Evil Dead, Ozark, Black Adder, Mr. Bean, Bevis and Butthead, A Headbanger’s Journey.
Movies: Transformers the Movie, Star Wars Marathon, The Godfather Trilogy, Scarface, Goodfellas, Reservoir Dogs, Casino, The Exorcist, The Shining, Underworld Marathon, Interview with a Vampire, The Lost Boys, Evil Dead Trilogy Pink Panther Movies, The Party etc.
Other Hobbies: Playing Guitar, Muay Thai/BJJ, Travelling, Playing Festivals in Europe, Driving Far, Recording, jamming with the band, Writing new music, new guitar gear etc.
Most memorable music experiences: Playing in front of Alex Skolnick for “Shredders of Metal” Season 1, nerve wracking, but fun!! \m/
Most memorable concerts: MEGADETH – ALL THE CONCERTS!!!
Anything else to add? - Bleed the PHEAR!!!