Lead Guitarist for Meat Loaf
Paul Crook (born February 12, 1966 in Plainfield, New Jersey) is an American guitarist currently recording and performing with Meat Loaf. He has also recorded and toured with Anthrax, Sebastian Bach and Marya Roxx.
Hard Rock, Heavy Metal and Progressive Rock
Musician, Producer, Recording, Engineer and Composer
Guitar, bass, keyboards, vocals
Paul Crook as Lead Guitarist for Meat Loaf
Meat Loaf, is an American hard rock musician and actor. He is noted for the Bat Out of Hell album trilogy consisting of Bat Out of Hell, Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell and Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster is Loose. Bat Out of Hell has sold more than 43 million copies. After more than 30 years, it still sells an estimated 200,000 copies annually and stayed on the charts for over nine years, making it one of the best selling albums of all time.
Meat Loaf earned a Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance, Solo for the song "I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)". He ranked 96th on VH1's "100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock".
Paul Crook, Performance Experience:
- Lead Guitarist for Meat Loaf: Present
- Lead Guitarist for “We Will Rock You” the musical produced by Brian May, Roger Taylor and Robert De Niro. Written by Ben Elton
- Lead Guitarist for Sebastian Bach: 1999- 2004
- Lead Guitarist for Anthrax: 1994-2001
Has performed on:
Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Lopez Tonight, QVC, Huckabee, Today Show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, VH1, MTV, Dick Clark’s Rockin’ Eve, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Fox Morning Breakfast, Much Music (Canada), Channel Plus (France), Top Of The Pops (UK and Germany), ESPN, BBC, CNN Sports, Wetten Dass (Germany), NFL network
Has appeared on:
- Meat Loaf: "Hell In A Handbasket" (Produced, Engineered and Performed).
- Meat Loaf: “Hang Cool Teddy Bear” produced by Rob Cavallo
- Adam Lambert: “Time For Miracles” for the Major Motion Picture 2012. Produced by Rob Cavallo
- Meat Loaf: “Bat Out Of Hell III” produced by Desmond Child
- Meat Loaf: “In Search Of Paradise” full feature Documentary film
- Meat Loaf: “Bat Out Of Hell Live With The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra” DVD/ CD
- Meat Loaf: “Couldn’t Have Said It Better” music video
- Anthrax: “Stomp 442″
- Anthrax: “Volume 8″ (Produced, Engineered and Performed).
- M.O.D: “The Rebel You Love To Hate” (Produced, Engineered and Performed).
- Sebastian Bach: “Forever Wild” DVD
- Sebastian Bach: “The Last Hard Men”
- “Ghost Of Mars”: Major Motion Picture Sound Track written and directed by John Carpenter
- Glenn Hughes: “Building The Machine”
- Twisted Forever: Tribute to Twisted Sister (Produced, Engineered and Performed).
- The Four Horsemen: Tribute to Metallica (Produced, Engineered and Performed).
- International concert broadcasts and Pay-Per-View specials
We as Schaller are more than proud to be able to support our artists with our products and appreciate our fantastic relationship very very much. Paul wrote to us (May 30th 2012) and big honour for us to publish it to our fans:
How are you???!!!
All well here in Las Vegas.
I finally got my guitars back from my luthier.
I'm loving the FINE-TUNING tailpiece!!!
I'm loving the SURE CLAW!!!
I'm loving the M6 2000 LOCKING TUNERS!!!
I'm loving my M6 NYLON TUNERS!!!
I'm loving my STRAP LOCKS!!!
"I use to many products from SCHALLER to list. What I will say is that all of my guitars are loaded with them. I mean LOADED! Every SCHALLER product is top-notch. I couldn't get through a gig without this fine, German engineering. Herzlichen Dank!!!!"