Glen Alvelais

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Glen Alvelais (born February 22, 1968) is a heavy metal guitarist from the San Francisco Bay Area. Alvelais was the lead guitarist for Forbidden[1] and has also played in Testament.[1]

Alvelais left Forbidden in 1989, a year after the release of their cult classic debut Forbidden Evil.[1] In 2008, Alvelais orchestrated the reuniting of Forbidden, and has written guitar solos for the metal band Tenet, featuring Jed Simon, Gene Hoglan, and Steve "Zetro" Souza.[2] As of July 2009, Glen is no longer part of Forbidden's reunion.[3]

Alvelais projects include, "LD/50", which features vocalist Clark Brown, bassist Terry Goss, and drummer Tony Providence. The lineup formerly included noted drummer Jeremy Colson.[1]

He is currently working with his new project, "Earth Crawler", which consists of members of Falling to Pieces, Left of Christ, Divided, and Scorched-Earth Policy. In 2017, Earth Crawler independently released their first EP entitled, "From Below". The album features vocalist - Ryan Reynoso, Guitarist - Kimo Sanborn, Bassist - Terry Goss, and Drummer - Nick Benigno.

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