Tom Maxwell

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Tom Maxwell
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Background information
Born (1968-06-25) June 25, 1968 (age 46)
Genres Alternative metal, groove metal
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1988–present
Associated acts Hellyeah, Nothingface, Knives Out!

Tom Maxwell (born June 25, 1968) is a modern metal/rock guitarist in the bands Knives Out! and Hellyeah. Previous bands include Nothingface in which he was a founding member and main song-writer with Bill Gaal. After Nothingface he was involved in a band with Skrape vocalist Billy Keeton. In the 1980s he was in thrash metal band Have Mercy. His style of playing and writing relies more on grooves and hooks rather than shredding and fast soloing. Maxwell hails from Baltimore, Maryland,[1] and got his first guitar, a 1969 Gibson Les Paul, when he was eight years old. According to Maxwell, he still owns it. He is currently endorsing on Dean Guitars website[2]

In 2010 Dean revealed the first "MaxHell" Soltero, a custom design personally for Tom.

When not touring, he resides in Maryland with his wife.

Discography[edit]

With Nothingface[edit]

With Hellyeah[edit]

With Knives Out![edit]

References[edit]

Official band website