Shredder pinstripe "Prince of shred" may look like he just walked off the stage of the whiskey circa 1983, but he is definitely a new driving force in today's metal scene. After picking up the guitar about 5 years ago, that same guitar is now screaming for mercy. In the words of music critics all over the country, "If metal has a future, Shredder Pinstripe is in it." Shredder is currently lead guitarist for the band ratnip and 2016 nashville musician of the year. He has appeared in several issues of music magazines sucH as: U.S. Rockstar, Vegas Rocks, Guitar show, and Rock N' Roll Industries. Shredder is now on a year long midwest tour with ratnip. One day he hopes to be part of the trans siberian orchestra. Shredder is always on the move, working with his charities and preforming live. Like he always tells the audience, "Life is just a crazy ride, sit down, shut up, and hang on."