Former Megadeth guitarist Chris Broderick recently sang praises of 23-year-old guitarist Jake Dreyer of White Wizard and Kobra and the Lotus fame, sharing plans to include him as the second guitarist of Act of Defiance.
Chatting with Metal Wani, Chris said that he's been on a lookout for the second guitar player in his new band, noting:
"I have a really good friend and a really good guitarist named Jake Dreyer, who I'd like to bring and have him do some of the guitar work. Time will tell where we go in that direction."
Chris also explained that hiring another member of the band isn't possible at this very moment, saying: "Until we can afford to bring another guitarist on, I think we're gonna do it as a four-piece, but I definitely want to consider that in the future."
Back in the day, Jake used to make video lessons for UG, and it's awesome to see him heading up the ladder. In his teens, Jake took lessons from Broderick, as well as another shred master, Rusty Cooley of Outworld.
You can check out the man doing his thing below, along with a guitar lesson he recorded for UG back in June 2012. Jake's first-ever UG lesson is available here.