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Short Bio

Brian Quinn is a multi-dimensional touring and session guitarist who has spent his career writing and performing in globally-recognized bands across various genres of music, including rock, metal, blues and country.


Today, Quinn is lead guitarist for multi-platinum, Seattle, WA based rock band, CANDLEBOX. Quinn provided the critically-acclaimed guitar work on Candlebox’s album Disappearing In Airports, which debuted at #9 on the Billboard Charts, as well as the 2017 release of Disappearing Live. The band released it’s seventh studio album, Wolves, in September of 2021 which debuted at #7 on the Billboard Charts. August of 2023 saw CANDLEBOX release their 8th and final studio album, ‘The Long Goodbye’ and are currently on an extensive world tour in support of it.

In December of 2023, Quinn was invited to join the staff at Guitar Thrills Magazine as a Contributing Editor with a monthly column on all things music.

In addition to performing with CANDLEBOX, Quinn routinely guests with the American Vinyl All Star Band, featuring Jeff “Skunk” Baxter (Steely Dan/Doobie Bros.), Barry Goudreau (formerly of the band Boston), Robert “Mousey” Thompson (Wilson Pickett/James Brown), Leroy Romans (The Wailers), Tim Archibald (Peter Wolf/RTZ), and Danny Beissel (Fosterchild). He has also shared the stage with such acts as: Slash’s Snakepit, Gene Simmons, Metallica, Kid Rock, Disturbed, Judas Priest, Chevelle, 3 Doors Down, Seether, Sevendust, Shinedown, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Alter Bridge, Godsmack, Deftones, Black Label Society, Buckcherry, Warren Haynes, Marshall Tucker, Devo, and many other notable performers.


Quinn is currently endorsed by Gibson Guitars, DR Strings, Milwaukee Guitar Company, Landry Amps, LPS Clothing, and Cult Of Individuality Clothing


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