Multi-Platinum Professional Lead Guitarist hailing from Philadelphia Pennsylvania. He started playing guitar at the age of 9 and studied with many different guitar teachers as well as observing other guitar players playing live.
Barry’s first professional club/cover band was called ‘”Lover” with Jon Corabi (Motley Crue on backup vocals & rhythm guitar.)
Barry’s Second professional club/cover band was called “Diamonds” with Tom Keifer (Cinderella) on backup vocals and rhythm guitar,
Barry’s third professional club/cover band was called “Precious Metal,” with Tony Harnell (TNT) on lead vocals,
Barry’s fourth professional club/cover band was called “Fragile'” with Ron E. Kayfield (Waysted) and Jon Corabi (Motley Crue) and Jerry Best (Lion) with Doug Aldridge (Dio andWhitesnake).
By the age of 24 Barry finally joined the British Metal Band “Waysted” with Pete Way (UFO) and toured as the opening act on the infamous Ozzy Osbourne, Motley Crue and Waysted 1984 World Tour, ranked “The 4th Greatest Metal Moment of All Times,” by VH-1
In 1986 Barry was the featured lead guitarist on “Cinderella’s”triple platinum debut album “Night Songs,” which sold well over 3,500,000 copies worldwide, earning him both gold and multi-platinum record sales awards for his contribution to the band’s success.
Now its 2019 and Barry has a new sound, a new band and a new hit album. “Shadows” by DeBenedetta
Lead Vocalist “SHIMMER JOHNSON” These two together just have chemistry and the music these two are producing is amazing.
Take a listen to the preview of the 2019 album “Shadows”
DeBenedetta will be on Tour May 2019!
MUSIC BY: Barry Bennedetta
LYRICS / MELODY / VOCALS: Shimmer Johnson
LABEL: RSTE LABEL, Phil Taylor
STUDIO/PUBLISHING: Catalyst Production Edm