Dan Grawbarger is a guitarist from Mattawa, On. He started playing guitar at the age of 15 after discovering his soon to be favourite band AC/DC. Soon after Dan made his first cd purchase (AC/DC Live At Donington) and began a lifelong obsession with finding new music to like and play, he started adding more and more albums to his collection and learning and playing along to bands such as Guns N Roses, ZZ Top, Metallica, Megadeth, Scorpions, Ratt, Ozzy Osbourne, Kim Mitchell, Dio and many more. Once comfortable on guitar and searching for that next level, faster more complex music it didn't take long to find virtuoso guitar players such as Yngwie Malmsteen, Steve Vai, Robert Marcello, Paul Gilbert, Michael Angelo Batio, Eric Johnson, Joe Bonamassa, Jeff Loomis and simply has not been able to stop. Dan listens and plays everything from classical, country, rock and metal.
Since picking up the guitar he's won guitar wars, played in multiple bands that have opened and shared stages with touring acts such as Helix, Headpins, George Thorogood, Honeymoon Suite, Platinum Blonde, Prism, April Wine, Theory Of A Deadman and many more. Dan has gained air play on various radio stations around north America and is also a respected endorsee of Godin Guitars, Seagull Guitars and In Tune Guitar Picks.
Dan currently is involved in two projects, a progressive rock album being released August 27th, 2021 which features Glen Drover (Megadeth, Testament and King Diamond), Tracy G (DIO), Pete Friesen (Alice Cooper), Steve Mann (Micheal Schenker, The Sweet and LionHeart), Derry Grehan (Honeymoon Suite), Steve Smyth (Forbidden, Nevermore, Dragonlord, Testament, Vicious Rumors), Brent Doerner (Helix) and Chris Poland (Megadeth). He is also the guitarist of newly formed canadian rock group Out Of Vision. Stay tuned for release dates!