Bill Hudson is a rock/heavy metal guitarist based in Los Angeles. He has performed around the world alongside the likes of JON OLIVA’S PAIN, CIRCLE II CIRCLE, VITAL REMAINS and NIGHTRAGE. Recently, he has been invited to perform with the TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA for their 2015 Winter tour of the United States.
Guitarist/songwriter Bill Hudson has become a very sought after name in the hard rock world in recent years. In the summer of 2015, he made history in Germany, headlining Wacken Open Air (biggest heavy metal festival in the world), performing in front of 80,000 fans with metal titans SAVATAGE and the TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA at a never-before attempted double stage performance.
Hudson has toured in over 40 countries and played the most important festivals in the world, such as WACKEN OPEN AIR (Germany, 2012 and 2015), LOUDPARK (Japan, 2007), GRASPOP (Belgium, 2015) ROCKSTAD: Falun (Sweden, 2012), PROGPOWER (USA, 2007, 2008, 2013, 2014) as well as heavy metal cruises such as FULL METAL CRUISE (Germany/France/UK, 2013) and BARGE TO HELL (2012).
Soon after, he recorded guitar solos for the soundtrack of the video game series METAL GEAR RISING, in its installment named REVENGEANCE. His guitar can be heard on the tracks “Red Sun” and “The Only Thing I Know For Real”.
Currently, he is on tour in Europe as as a guest guitarist for Canada’s metal band KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, on a three-band package which also includes Greek guitarist GUS G of OZZY OSBOURNE’s fame as well as the headlining act, American/ German/Swedish power metal kings KAMELOT.
Official endorsements: ESP Guitars, CLEARTONE Strings, SEYMOUR DUNCAN Pick Ups, FIRE Pedals, INTUNE guitar picks.