Sean Kelly - Denim and Leather Podcast - Episode #03

Episode #03: Interview With Sean Kelly

Subtitle: Riffs on Reality: The Career Chronicles of Guitarist Sean Kelly (Sean Kelly interview)
Podcast: Denim and Leather
Host: Urosh Veljkovic
Guest: Sean Kelly
Released on: March 1, 2024
Duration: 42 minutes

This Denim and Leather podcast episode features Sean Kelly, a Canadian rock guitarist who has played with various bands such as Helix, Nelly Furtado, Lee Aaron, Coney Hatch, and more. He talks about his musical background, influences, experiences, and projects. He shares some stories and insights about working with different artists, genres, and styles.

Helix and Nelly Furtado (04:37)

In this interview, Sean Kelly explains how he joined Helix as a bass player and later became a songwriter and guitarist for them.

He also tells how he got the gig with Nelly Furtado through a friend and played nylon string guitar for her Spanish album.

He praises Nelly Furtado’s talent and diversity and recalls some of the amazing gigs they had together.

Crash Kelly and Other Projects (16:09)

Sean Kelly talks about his own band Crash Kelly, which is influenced by 70s glam and 80s hard rock.

He reveals that he has a new record coming out in April 2024 called Mixtape, which is a soundtrack to his book “Don’t Call It Hair Metal“.

Sean also mentions some of the other bands and artists he has worked with, such as Honeymoon Suite, Coney Hatch, Carol Pope, and more.

4 By Fate and Dee Snider (21:00)

Sean Kelly shares how he became a member of 4 By Fate, a band formed by former members of Frehley’s Comet and W.A.S.P.

He also talks about how he got involved in Dee Snider’s Rock and Roll Christmas Tale, a musical theater show in which he acted and played guitar.

He expresses his admiration for Dee Snider and Twisted Sister (Urosh’s favorite heavy metal band) and how they influenced him as a rock fan and musician.

Lee Aaron and Classical Guitar (31:45)

Sean Kelly discusses his collaboration with Lee Aaron, a Canadian rock singer known as the Metal Queen.

Sean says that they have a new record coming out in April 2024 called Tattoo Me, which features some cover songs and original material.

He also talks about his classical guitar studies and records, which he says are his best-selling albums.

Future Plans (35:20)

Sean Kelly reveals that he is working on a new book about pointy guitars, which he is very excited about.

He also plugs his merch store, where people can buy his books, records, and other items.

He thanks the host, Urosh Veljkovic again for having him and says that he loves talking about music.

Watch the Full Interview With Sean Kelly

Explore the musical genius of guitar virtuoso Sean Kelly in this insightful interview. In this exclusive episode, Sean unveils his journey, inspirations, and the magic behind his performances and collaboration with great bands, and artists.

While this overview gives you a glimpse into the discussion between Urosh and Sean, it’s just the tip of the iceberg. There’s nothing like the raw energy and insight of the full episode to truly capture their dynamic exchange. Don’t settle for summaries – immerse yourself in the conversation and let the rhythm fuel your passion.

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