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  • For immediate release: Tom Martini joins Best Entertainment Inc.

    Tom is proud in announce that he has now been added to this great company’s artist roster!

    Responsible for booking some of the worlds best performers, musicians and actors!

    Best Entertainment, Inc. is your source for hiring live music and entertainment. Whether it’s a wedding, corporate event, club, or private party, you’ll easily find a quality band, string quartet, magician, Elvis impersonator, solo artist and much more.

    Credits include, HBO, MTV, NFL, America Got Talent
    Bacardi,Bruno Mars,Budweiser,Canadian Air Force,Caterpillar,CBS,Corona,Cox Communications
    Crown Imports,Dave Letterman Show,Dennis Conner,Discover,Disney,Ebay,Francis Ford Coppola
    Giorgio Armani,Gordon Biersch Brewery,H&R Block,Heineken,Hewlett Packard
    Home Depot,HSBC Bank,IBM,IMA:X,Jim Beam,Kellogg’s,Lady Gaga
    Larry King,Lowe’s

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  • Miss me yet?

    Trying to surpress an animal is not the thing to do as they come at you like a tornado on steroids!!!! So after a long time down and tucked away, I am finally working again on new guitar stuff, planning to be at some very cool events, arranging workshops, clinics, and contests, and even performed at a church recently! ? Huh? Yeah and the church is still standing, lol! But really, I have spent about a year away from the live thing and am eager to get back to what I love! PLAYING and making music fans alike rock their asses off! I have met a ton of people and they all have asked me when I will be playing again……..I got a standing ovation at a church after kind of guest appearing on a song they asked me to do with them and it was surreal……and I just fucking miss it all!!!

     

    So after along time thinking about it.
    In November I will be in Oaks Pa (Philadelphia) for the BEE-3 Vintage Guitar Show! Come check out some new material from me at the Sonic Fusion booth! I hope to be back at Guitar Center for the Red Carpet event again in Allentown, Pa! Then in Jan it’s hopefully back to the NAMM show! I am in the planning stages but it looks like I will be trekking across the country to the 2015 NAMM show as well as setting a path to either destruction or triumph!!  Got a buch of new ideas that were scrapped for a while but I dusted them off, polished the guitars, turned up the monitors and I feel the time is right to do it all again!

     

    Then……….drum roll please……..or in guitarland…..speed picking please…………..some new material from me that will blow your fucking head off!!!!!! Liked Distorted Voices? Visions? No Rules? You ain’t seen nothing yet! Wanna hear new stuff? Make it out to the events that will soon grace my schedule/tour page and come out and rock with me! Hey Gene, ROCK AND ROLL ISN’T DEAD!!!!!!! It’s just so loud, it’s deaf’ning!!!!

     

    I got the fever back! I got the blood pumping again! I am getting ready to blow you all away!

     

    See ya soon!

    Tom \m/



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    A little update!

    So I have been working on some new riffs that are a lot more heavier than previous material you have heard from me. I have been dabbling on my 7 string Ibanez once again and listening to a more diverse genres of music styles, guitarists, and singers. It is fueling the fever again but in a different way. I’ve talked to some management companies, promotion companies, and marketing people that are only interested in taking my money rather than helping me attain the level I want so I have decided to start working on my break through disc completely funded myself or with the help of you. It will be a collection of whatever I decide to throw at it. From heavy riffs to melodic passages that create mood but still keep you interested throughout the journey. I also am putting together the final parts of my second “Great Guitar Gear Giveaway 2″ so stay tuned for that announcement! I am also assembling dates and times to see me live again through creative clinics and workshops that will raise the bar all around!

     

    It hasn’t always been easy to do what I do but I try to always find a way to do it! Ups and downs are a part of life and in my world it is the way of life but I always come through the  fog to a clear solid path. An upcoming event that I am going to take part in could make or break everything but I am confident that everything in the end will be 100% worth the time and effort I give to my music and music in general! Maybe some new faces and maybe some old but the sound and feel will be 100% Tom Martini!

    Keep checking back because I may post some snippets of the new material as it develops! 

     

    Are you still with me? 

    Tom



  • A note from Tom

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    First I wanted to say thank you to everyone that comes here and follows me. It has been a tough few years full of ups and downs. In case you haven’t heard, I have decided to end “Distorted Voices” and it is a decision that has been the toughest thing I have had to do. While close to my heart it has allowed me to step into the professional level of the music industry. I have met many incredible people, been supported by the top brands, and have met the most incredible people and stars along the way!  Though the music has been good to me it (as far as I’m concerned) has also been the toughest thing I have ever tried to do with many false promises from people that think that music is about radio plays, manufactured products, and no pay. Every cent has come out of my own pocket and I have spent a lot of cents along the way with little or no return but worth everything I have spent.  I believe that music is a creativity that only comes from those willing to go to the ends of the Earth no matter what to become something that others could never be. What I want out of music is the chance to explore what I am, how I communicate with others, and have fun doing it all…………that is not the case in this industry. It is about some other person’s opinion of what you are supposed to be and if they don’t think you are then you are on your own…..those that know me know that is NOT me! I not only do not want to be them, but why would I want to be or do what someone else has done? I am me not them, I am me. I write because I want to express my life’s experiences and hope that others can relate, bang his or her head and scream having the time of their lives. So I decided to stop trying to make a band work that I felt wasn’t ever going to work.  So it was time to pull the plug on DV the band and move in a new direction………..solo.

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     So I wanted to mention something about my anti-bullying project A Voice Of One. After an extensive year of expensive phone calls, false promises, and out and out lies my project will probably never see the light of day. At least for now. I spent a year of proposals, presentations, calls, videos, begging and everyone except for one who has always supported my efforts by proving they wanted to make a difference came through. Thank you to those for backing my efforts. It takes a lot of money to support a real career in music and it takes funding to make any change a reality….something that I do not have the means to attract, obviously or I wouln’t be writing this. It is a tough pill to swallow really because there are kids across the country that need help before they become a statistic…….sad and disappointing that the people aong the way that were all ready to help me were the same people that did not return contact when it s time to make good on empty promises. Am I done trying, well for now I have to take a step back but going forward may prove otherwise.

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    On with the show, right? Well music is in my blood and I’m sure it’s not over but it’s def time for change in every way in my life. The band is no more but that doesn’t mean another direction or incarnation of DV won’t surface. The fun in creating something special is what I am working on. New attitude, new direction, and new blood. I have been putting new material together as a solo artist for years and maybe it is time to let it go and I’m taking my time this time so when or if I ever decide to release the material I’ll know it is exactly 100% what I want to present to the world. So as far as right now, it is time to reflect on what was, what could have been , and what is to come in a whole new light…………

     

    To all that have shared my life of music, thank you. To all that have been a part of it all, thank you, and to all that will continue to want more from me, my music, and what I do………..A HUGE THANK YOU!!!! There is no way to thank each and every person individually because there have been quite a list so to all who have been involved, helped, done stuff for me, helped me, contributed, shared, split, donated, paid, and been  apart of this from the start and pissed me and each other off……….you know who you are……..Thank you! 

    Someone told me a long time ago to never say Good-Bye but instead say “So long” because Good-bye is forever…….and if my new material is what I think it is, I’ll just say…

     

    …………….So long……………until we meet again!

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    Tom

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  • Winter 2014 news!

    Hey all! I have been and will be busy writing and recording all new instrumental material. For the past few years I have been working with my band so much that I got away from what I set out to do. I have been and creating and storing a bunch of heavy riffs on my hard drive and have finally decided to take it seriously enough to record them and release them as a solo instrumental Cd. I passed on the  NAMM show this winter to spend time tracking demos but this summer I have plans to be at summer NAMM to play some of the new material! So stay tuned! Going back to basics in many ways!!!  I’ve even been experimenting with writing for movies, TV, and recording video demos for brands! Busy, busy, busy!

     

    Guitar Clinics are in the works as is other things that I can’t quite talk about yet! So stay tuned for even more stuff like the “Great Guitar Gear Giveaway 2″ !!!

    Thanks for following me!

     

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