I finally found the strings you sent me! I had misplaced them, found
them, and used them at last Saturday's gig. They have a very rich
tone! How much would they cost me if I bought a full box ?"
Pearson - has since become an accomplished singer/songwriter
and guitarist. He is also proficient on the piano, bass and drums.
Aaron has formal education in the areas of voice and music theory...obtaining
an AA degree from Diablo Valley College. He has also received a
Music Recording Industry certificate from San Francisco State University.
Aaron teaches guitar and voice at the individual level.
of his musical influences include Metallica, Dokken, Boston and
the aforementioned Van Halen and AC/DC. Aaron cut his teeth playing
with local bands such as Y-Not, Last Laugh and Hybrid
for such groups as Ugly Kid Joe, Badlands and many other up-and-coming
acts. Aaron was called upon by Eddie Money to fill in on guitar
for a last minute show, learning the entire set in a matter of 36
hours! Since then, he has been invited back numerous times to lend
his skills. His keyboard and vocal work with Van Halen tribute band,
Hot for Teacher, found him opening for 80's rock icons, Y&T.
In 2002 Aaron released his first CD, an acoustic project entitled
This laid the groundwork for his future
efforts. This was also the year DAMAGE INC. was born. Aaron decided
to pay homage to the heavy metal pioneers and has done so with great
success. He has taken on the role of James Hetfield with great enthusiasm.
The audience reaction to these shows is nothing short of fanatic!
the spring of 2005, he recorded his debut album, the self-titled
"AP" with the current lineup. Reaching back thru the years
for songs that have been waiting to resurface, this release offers
a wide range of styles and substance
from hard driving metal
to classic rock ballads. His original material has led to him opening
this year for Dave Meniketti of Y&T fame and also for New Orleans
blues legend Dr.John. His song "Phortuente" has received
extensive airplay on the Bay Areas' 107.7 The Bone radio station.
has surrounded himself with two very outstanding musicians for both
his live shows and studio work: Larry Howe on drums...Best known
for his work with Vicious Rumors and Stephen Goodwin on bass...A