“The streetlights in the water, The moment outside of real life...”Fantastic Place
29 August 2015
Status // Rehearsing/ Writing
STEVE Rothery, INFORMATION & SOLO PROJECTS
STEVE ROTHERY
Electric and Acoustic Guitars

Joined Marillion (originally 'Silmarillion')
19 August 1979

Born 25 November 1959, Brampton, England

EQUIPMENT
Steve Rothery uses Laney Amplification

Laney VC50 & TT50 Heads

Laney 4x12 cabinet

Groove Tubes Dual 75 power amp

Groove Tubes Trio valve pre-amp

Roland Jazz Chorus 120 Amp

TC Electronic 2290 effects processor

Ground Control Pro MIDI foot controller

Lexicon MPX G2 effects processor

Roland GP16 effects processor

Adrena-Linn effects processor

Analogman distortion pedal

Rockman sustainer/stereo chorus & delay

Sound Sculpture switchblade 16 controller

Alesis quadraverb effects processor

Ebtech hum eliminator

Sennheiser wireless system

Hughes and Kettner Rotosphere

Jim Dunlop Crybaby Wah

Ernie Ball volume pedal

Ernie Ball super slinky 9-42 strings

Blade RH4 Classic Stratocaster

Blade Delta Telecaster

Blade Texas Standard Stratocaster

Steinberger Custom made double neck 12/6

Takamine 12 string acoustic

Takamine Santa Fe 6 string acoustic

Squier Stratocaster

Khaler Pro Tremolo System

Lindy Fralin Pickups

Marillion use "Ultimate Ears" in-ear speaker technology for live monitoring.

Most Recent Solo Release
'The Ghosts of Pripyat' is an instrumental solo album with guest appearances by Steve Hackett and Steven Wilson. Released in September 2014. Steve was also joined on the album by fellow guitarist and co-composer Dave Foster, drummer Leon Parr, bass player Yatim Halimi and keyboard player Riccardo Romano.
The album was produced by Steve himself and mixed by Michael Hunter.
Biography
With help from Marillion co-lyricist John Helmer, Pete Trewavas, drummer Paul Craddick and singer Hannah Stobart, Steve released his first project outside Marillion in 1996: The Wishing Tree's album Carnival of Souls. This album was re-issued in 2001 with new artwork and an enhanced portion featuring rare Wishing Tree video and sound clips.

Over 10 years on, the follow-up album Ostara was released on 23 March 2009

After a very successful Kickstarter campaign in November 2013 Steve recorded his instrumental solo album "The Ghosts of Pripyat" with guest appearances by Steve Hackett and Steven Wilson. Released in September 2014 the album has had a phenomenal response from fans and critics alike. Steve is joined on the album by fellow guitarist and co-composer Dave Foster, drummer Leon Parr, bass player Yatim Halimi and keyboard player Riccardo Romano. The album was produced by Steve himself and mixed by Michael Hunter.

Steve is currently putting the finishing touches to the long awaited book of his photographic work "Postcards from the Road" with an app also due to be released shortly after.