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Wayne Sermon

About Wayne Sermon

Lead guitarist for the pop rock band Imagine Dragons who exploded on to the music scene following the release of their debut album Night Visions in 2012. He sometimes goes by the name Wing Sermon.

Early life

He met lead singer Dan Reynolds in 2008 following Sermon s graduation from Berklee School of Music. 


He uses his clinical insomnia to his advantage to write songs.

Family of Wayne Sermon

He married Alexandra Hall in 2011; they have sons named River and Wolfgang and a daughter named Sunnie.

Close associates of Wayne Sermon

He is joined in Imagine Dragons by bassist Ben McKee, drummer Daniel Platzman, and frontman Dan Reynolds.

Bob Lanzetti

About Bob Lanzetti

Guitarist who has been a member of the instrumental ensemble Snarky Puppy. He won a Grammy in 2014 with the group for their rendition of Brenda Russell s “Something.”

Early life

He began studying jazz guitar at the University of North Texas in 2000.


His record with Snarky Puppy We Like It Here debuted at number one on the iTunes Jazz charts in 2014.

Family of Bob Lanzetti

He grew up and studied guitar playing in New Jersey.

Close associates of Bob Lanzetti

He formed the jazz collective Snarky Puppy with bassist Michael League.

Kelley Deal

About Kelley Deal

Alternative rock musician who played lead guitar for The Breeders and who pursued a successful solo career.

Early life

She and her sister were both invited to join The Pixies, but only her sister Kim joined the group.


She released two albums with her own band, The Kelley Deal 600, in the 1990s.

Family of Kelley Deal

Her sister Kim, the bassist for The Pixies, is her identical twin.

Close associates of Kelley Deal

She performed songs by Hank Williams Sr. with her sister when they were teenagers.

Kelley Janae

About Kelley Janae

Musician who s worked to become one of the rare female guitarists working in hip-hop. She made her mark after Chris Brown shared one of her videos on Instagram and it reached over one million views. She has shared a stage with artists such as Gary Jenkins from the R&B group Silk, country singer Keith Urban and rapper Starlito, 

Early life

She picked up the guitar at the age of 7 and would begin performing around Nashville at the age of 9 alongside local bands. By the time she was 12, she established herself as an instrumentalist.


Her videos have been liked by Nicki Minaj and Notorious B.I.G. s mother shared one of Janae s tributes to the late rapper on his birthday in 2018. She was featured on Faith Hill s “Pickler & Ben” show with talk show hosts Kellie Pickler and Ben Aaron.

Family of Kelley Janae

She grew up with an older brother in Nashville, Tennessee. Her cousin is music producer LondonOnDaTrack.

Close associates of Kelley Janae

Her first big show was opening for R&B singer Jacquees. She played and appeared in a rap video by Jhonni Blaze.

Lois McDonald

About Lois McDonald

British guitarist best known as the lead guitarist of the all-female pop-punk band PINS. She has also worked as an artist and curator.

Early life

Her band PINS released their debut album Girls Like Us in September 2013.


Her music has been influenced by bands such as Hole, The Jesus and Mary Chain, and Beach House.

Family of Lois McDonald

She posted a photo of her mother to her Instagram account in May 2015 in celebration of her mom s birthday.

Close associates of Lois McDonald

In 2015, her rock band PINS opened for Sleater-Kinney, a band that has been fronted by guitarist and comedian Carrie Brownstein.