BIO (part 2)

  • Steve has opened for: Uli Roth (Scorpions), Leslie West (Mountain), Eric Martin (Mr. Big), George Lynch (Dokken/Lynch Mob), Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow/Deep Purple/Yngwie Malmsteen),  Blaze Bayley (ex-Iron Maiden), Warrant, Michael Angelo Batio, Rob Balducci, Psychoprism, Lita Ford, Attacker and King’s X
  • Performed with: Bumblefoot (Guns n’Roses/Sons Of Apollo), TM Stevens (James Brown/Miles Davis/Steve Vai), TC Tolliver (Plasmatics), Juma Sultan (Jimi Hendrix), Larry Mitchell (Ric Ocasek/Tracy Chapman), and Nik West (Dave Stewart/Prince/Orianthi)
  • Toured Germany in September 2014 w/Shocka Zooloo (TM Stevens/TC Tolliver/Steve Bello)
  • Featured in the 2012 Ibanez catalog
  • Featured in the December 2015 issue of GUITAR PLAYER magazine (page 131) 
  • June 27, 2016: Steve Bello signature pedal Nuclear Paradise released by Checkered Pedals
  • July 1, 2016: Steve Bello signature guitar cable BelloFlex released by Spectraflex
  • July 22, 2017: Steve Bello signature pedal Layers Of Time released by Checkered Pedals (triple delay/boost/overdrive pedal)
  • July 8-15, 2018: Selections from MARBLEHEAD received mainstream radio airplay on WRAT 95.9FM.
  • September 29, 2018: Steve Bello signature Marblehead wah pedal released by Checkered Pedals
  • September 30, 2018: Steve Bello signature Slippery Gypsy pedal released by Checkered Pedals (dual envelope filter/U-Vibe pedal)
  • November 12, 2021: Steve Bello signature guitar picks released through Pick Guy, Inc.
  • March 10, 2022: “Never Be The Sane” nominated for Song Of The Year on One World Music
  • April 2, 2022: “Never Be The Sane” nominated for Male Single Of The Year and MOOD SWINGS for Male Album Of The Year on ISSA Songwriters

CURRENT BAND MEMBERS:

  • Steve Bello (7-string guitars)
  • Mike Sabatini (drums/fill-in) from Attacker
  • Brian Smith (bass/fill-in)from Attacker
My Spotify results for 2021. Slight bump up and no complaints from me. But what’s weird is, “Strange Weather” was the most-played and that came out in 2003! Whatever works!!

As of today, I am now a member of the International Singer-Songwriter Assocation. No I can’t sing but I write songs 🙂 And there’s a category for instrumental artists so there you go! My name should be on their website shortly.
MOOD SWINGS came in at #4 for Album Of The Year in Denmark!
“Force Quit” debuts at #3 in Australia!
Announced this morning! “Never Be The Sane” up for Best Rock Single award!
It’s officially official! Got my membership card in the mail.
MOOD SWINGS in the Finalist round!!!
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