Wayde Cooper

Wayde Cooper is a guitarist, recording artist, composer and computer nerd. He has appeared in Guitar World (Mike Varney's Hometown Heroes column March 1994) and Guitar for the Practicing Musician magazine. When Wayde isn’t shredding in his studio you can find him working in the technology field. Wayde plays Fender guitars, Carvin Amps, Ernie Ball strings, Wampler Sovereign pedals.

Wayde spends a lot of his time in his recording studio like a mad scientist recording and making instructional videos available on YouTube. All of his CD’s are available on CDBaby.com, iTunes, Chops From Hell and on your favorite internet sites.

Wayde’s personal website contains musical information, guitar lessons, videos, bio, discography, news, and much more.  


Band/Album: Deep Purple, Rainbow, Racer X, Van Halen, Jason Becker, Allan Holdsworth, Fates Warning, Loudness, Megadeth, Mr. Big, Dream Theater and Symphony X.

Movies: This is Spinal Tap, Underworld, The Princess Bride, The Matrix, Halloween, and Nightmare on Elm Street - I really like supernatural movies and horror movies (not mindless slasher films).

Meal/Food: Mexican, Italian

Books: Stieg Larsson Millennium Trilogy: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Series.

TV shows: Oddities – Discover Channel, Family Guy, Robot Chicken, Nova, The Walking Dead, Warehouse 13, The Vampire Diaries, How I Meet Your Mother, Ghost Hunters, Brad Meltzer Decoded.

Hobbies: Working out, riding and mountain biking.

Most memorable concert: Allan Holdsworth live 1994 at The Baked Potato in Studio City, Los Angeles, CA.