Dallas guitarist Chris Manning returns with the new melodic rock single "The Sixth Sun" featuring vocalist extraordinaire Chandler Mogel (Outloud, Punky Meadows, Pareidolia). Chris' versatile guitar style balances technique and melody reminiscent of a wide variety of his guitar influences including rock heavy weights Jimi Hendrix, King's X, Deep Purple, Jimmy Page, Joe Satriani, Neal Schon, and George Lynch.
"The Sixth Sun" combines Manning's signature guitar style with the talents of New York City vocalist Chandler Mogel, Dallas musicians Tim Beamguard (acoustic guitar) and Mike Price (bass), and UK session pro drummer Max Saidi. MelodicRock.com
calls vocalist Chandler Mogel (Outloud, Punky Meadows, Pareidolia) "the future of rock" and his incredible vocal performance makes this is a stand-out track in the melodic hard rock genre.
About Chris Manning
Chris Manning is a Dallas-based guitarist, songwriter, and session player. As an artist with a wide-variety of musical tastes, Chris' music remains difficult to categorize. Heavily influenced by rock heavy weights Jimi Hendrix, King's X, Deep Purple, Jimmy Page, Joe Satriani, Neal Schon, and George Lynch, Chris' style balances technique and melody.
Balancing Technique and Melody
To date, he has released four guitar-oriented instrumental CD's spanning multiple genres, was featured in Guitar Player magazine (Dec 2008), and shared stages with Drowning Pool, George Lynch and Lynch Mob, Michael Schenker, Yngwie Malmsteen, Dokken, Stephen Pearcy (Ratt), and Dangerous Toys.
released October 21, 2016
Written by Chris Manning (ASCAP/Cobalt63 Publishing) & Tim Beamguard (ASCAP). All rights reserved.
Mixed & mastered by Rob Murray at Poolside Sound studio in Austin, Texas.
Chris Mannnig: Electric guitar
Chandler Mogel: Vocals
Tim Beamguard: Acoustic guitar
Mike Price: Bass
Max Saidi: Drums