Nick Rowe

After spending his childhood imitating early guitar heroes Jimi Hendrix, Eddie Van Halen, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, Nick Rowe moved to New York in 1999 and soon after formed the metalcore band "bloodsimple" with former "Vision of Disorder" members Tim Williams and Mike Kennedy. Bloodsimple signed to Warner Brothers in 2004 and went on to release two LPs and tour the world, opening for the likes of Korn, Alice In Chains, Disturbed, Mudvayne, Metallica, Deftones... 

Following the band's breakup in 2008, Rowe relocated to Los Angeles and began focusing on production. With a truly diverse skillset, and thanks to his work with producer Ariel Rechtshaid, he soon found himself engineering the likes of Madonna, Snoop Dogg, Adele, Vampire Weekend, Haim. He garnered a Grammy for Vampire Weekend's 2013 release Modern Vampires of the City, and would go on to compose music for television, collaborate with artist Rostam Batmanglij on the score to the Netflix series "The OA", and continue to keep a foot in the metal world, frequently teaming up with longtime friend and producer Josh Wilbur to work with the likes of Lamb of God, Soulfly, Trivium, and Of Mice and Men. 

Simplicity, flavor, and heaviness are at the core of Rowe's musical vision. This vision can be seen on the forthcoming album "Fire for Water", the debut solo effort from Dillinger Escape Plan's Greg Puciato, due out this August.

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