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Saturday, 20 February 2010

Shahrul (Ekamatra)

Name: Mohammad Shahrulhadi Sallehudin
Born: 12th June, 1972 (Johor, Malaysia)

Profile: A well known guitarist in the late 80's with the band "Ekamatra", musician and composer. He gained fame in his band "Ekamatra" where later he was dubbed as the Jason Becker of Malaysia

History: Born in a musical background family, where his father (guitarist/producer) and mother (singer) been in the same band called "D'Fiction". He started playing guitar as a teenager and formed a band called "Diamond Head" in 1986 and changed it to "Ekamatra" in 1988. After "Ekamatra" was disbanded in 1990, he and his younger brother (Mohammad Nurul) who was also the second guitarist for "Ekamatra" formed a new band called "Eka". Shahrul plays traditional heavy metal with neo-classical solos in all his guitar works

Influences: Yngwie Malmsteen, Ritchie Blackmore and Jason Backer

Axology: Fender Stratocaster


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