Abridged version: Doug Steele (John Sanders) has been playing in bands since he was 14. John’s current band Alarum (Dinner for Wolves) has just released new album in 2020, Circle’s End. He plays and teaches guitar. Past jobs include guitar clinician (Ibanez, Line 6, Dean guitars), radio personality (Australia’s Austereo network), Guitar columnist, podcaster, music interviewer / Interviewee. John’s YouTube Channel “does okay” and features guitar lessons of “the 80’s dudes” as well as guitar lessons for the songs and solos of Eddie Van Halen (circa ’78 – 84).
John is orignally from Fresno (don’t laugh) California, and currently resides in Melbourne, Australia with his wife Alex.
Albums: Fluid Motion (1999), Eventuality (2004), Natural Causes (2011), Circle’s End (2020).
Latest Alarum Tour
Europe 2012: Alarum and Levitation Hex. Progpower Holland, Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Budapest, France, Czech Republic, Slovenia.
Doug Steele YouTube Channel
Video Views: 5.2 million+(roughly 1,500 hits per day)
Online TV personality: Heavy TV (for a few years).
Guitar Columnist: Heavy Magazine (Australia wide)
D’Addario, Planet Waves, SKB Cases
Dream endorsements: Ibanez, Line 6, Dickies
Private / Online guitar instructor