Tag: Gary Westlake

The Guessing Game: Destroy It All

The Guessing Game Destroy It All (Self-Released) Two years ago a “super group” of sorts emerged from Seattle called The Guessing Game, and the quintet issued not only a stunning debut album, but ‘Holy Crow’ was one of the best…

The Guessing Game: In the Studio [Photo Gallery]

In 2013 multi-instrumentalist Jeff Rouse (bassist for Duff McKagan’s Loaded) was working on some songs, but didn’t really know what he was going to do with them. So he decided to call up friends and fellow Seattle musicians Kathy Moore…

Strong Suit: Self-Titled

Strong Suit Self-Titled (Self-Released) Strong Suit is a Seattle band made up of veteran musicians Sean P. Bates (vocals, keyboard); Justin S. Davis (guitar, vocals); Gary Westlake (guitar, vocals); Keith Ash (bass); and Chris Friel (drums) making music for the…

The Guessing Game: Making Magic in Three Days

When multi-instrumentalist Jeff Rouse wanted to form another band, he needn’t look any further than his Seattle brethren. The long time bassist of Duff McKagan’s Loaded and former member of Alien Crime Syndicate is the mastermind behind this fiery new…

Gary Westlake: Let the Music Do the Talkin’

Photos by Greg Roth and Tim Smith Every city with a bustling music scene has a few go-to musicians when they need a great guitarist. Seattle is no different. The Emerald City has several “go-to” players, but one in particular…