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Dave Reffett (born June 6, 1983) is a hard rock and heavy metal guitarist, singer, producer and bassist from Blue River, Kentucky.
Reffett is best known as the singer, lead guitarist, and producer of the album The Call of the Flames from his project Shredding The Envelope, as well as being a noted player, performer and columnist in the guitar community. His music mixes thrash metal and hard rock with very technical and bluesy guitar playing.
In interviews Reffett has named Dimebag Darrell Abbott, Eddie Van Halen, Jimi Hendrix, Randy Rhoads, Dave Mustaine, Marty Friedman, Michael Angelo Batio, Zakk Wylde, Slash, George Lynch, Ted Nugent and Billy Gibbons as being influential to his playing style. Vocally, Reffett has been compared to Dave Mustaine, Ronnie James Dio, Ozzy Osbourne, Axl Rose and Sebastian Bach.
Some of his favorite artists include Kiss, Megadeth, Pantera, Van Halen, Motorhead, Metallica, David Allan Coe, Willie Nelson, Hank Williams Jr, Anthrax, Ronnie James Dio, Judas Priest and Ozzy Osbourne. In an interview with Estonia's Metal Storm, Reffett named Kiss Unplugged by Kiss, And Justice For All by Metallica, Rust in Peace by Megadeth, Holy Diver by Dio, and Powerslave by Iron Maiden as some of his all-time favorite albums.
He is also an in-demand guitar teacher. He gives lessons in person and online via Skype and films teaching products for companies like Guitar World, Dangerous Guitar, and Lecture Land. In 2012, Reffett appeared on the cover of the May issue of Asia's Gitar Plus Magazine and was on the cover again in 2014. 2014 also found Reffett giving clinics all over the world in places like China, Mexico, Chile, and the world-famous Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California. He also appeared on the cover of Mexico's Heavy Riff magazine in 2014.
Reffett currently resides in Nanjing, China.
- Ruby Avalanche, Red Flood
- Devils Roadmap
- Standstill and Scream
- The Call of the Flames
- Caravan Of Cannibals
- The Wonder, the Curse, and the Crave
- Shredding the Envelope
- Where Are My Real Brothers?
- Devils Roadtrip
- Stand Still And Scream
- I Just Don't Want To Say Goodbye
- Rubi Avalanche, Red Flood