|Birth Name||Joseph William Stump|
|Born||September 18, 1960|
|Genres||Heavy Metal, Power Metal, Speed Metal, Neoclassical Metal|
|Instruments||Guitar, Bass Guitar|
|Associated Acts||Exorcism, Raven Lord, Reign of Terror, HolyHell, Alcatrazz|
Joe Stump (born September 18, 1960) is an American guitarist and composer.
Joe Stump is a shred guitar master whose blistering style and dazzling technique are renowned among guitar aficionados worldwide. A Berklee professor since 1993, specializing in hard rock, shred, and high-tech speed metal, Stump has released five solo albums and three more with his band Reign of Terror.
He currently plays for the Raven Lord, Hollyhell, and Exorcism as the main lead guitarist. He has also managed to be signed by more than one music label. The labels are Lion Music and Magic Circle Music. With this kind of success on your shoulders, I wonder what you would do to give back to those who made you great. As for Joe Stump, he gives back by spotting talent in the young and making sure that they don’t get consumed by the hunger of worldly pressures. This is what a great icon does. To help, teach more and at the same time introduce fresh style into the music world.