My name is Tom Glover, I'm 17 years old, and I play guitar. I record and compose music for fun. I'm not really sure what you would call the genre, I suppose it falls under the general category of instrument or rock, I like to call it alien rock.
My biggest influences guitar-wise include Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Plini and Jason Becker, but I do listen to a wide range of music. I'm entering this competition purely because I want to get my music 'out there'. It's very hard to get it across to a very specific, small target audience.
War is a combination of two pieces that sounded so similar I merged them together. One I wrote as a school project to raise awareness of people without homes, and the other was just for fun. My octave technique is used in this, panning a high part and a low part left and right. The end solo lays on top of endless synth layers which create a sweet ambient landscape, giving a big epic feeling.