I am a Swedish guitar player with 25+ years of playing experience. I work as a solo artist, live performer, session player and guitar teacher.
During my playing years I have performed and worked with artists such as: Brett Garsed, Ron Bumblefoot Thal (ex Guns N' Roses), Mattias IA Eklundh (Freak Kitchen), Lalle Larsson, Martin Månsson Sjöstrand Trio, FSX, Dave Martone, Lakewood etc.
I teach guitar on a weekly basis at JamPlay.com (one of the biggest online guitar instructional sites). I am also playing all around Sweden with the band The Rockoutz.
I have two solo albums out (Silhouetts -2011 and
Static Alteration -2017).
Endorsing: Fractal Audio, DiMarzio and Hawk Picks exclusively.
My work has been mentioned in various magazines and websites such as: Guitar Player magazine, Gitaar Plus, Truth in Shredding, Sweden Rock magazine, Axe Magazine etc.
Lakewood - Upcoming album (guest solo) 2019
Fredrik Pihl - Crimson Skies (single) 2018
Fredrik Pihl - Static Alteration 2017
Fredrik Pihl - Beyond my eyes (single) 2016
Various artists - Shred Freak (Compilation CD) 2013
Fredrik Pihl - Silhouettes 2011
Martin Sjöstrand trio - Med vänner (guest solo) 2011
FSX - Sins (Guest solo) 2010
"You should hear this guy play! He is a Scandinavian
- Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (Guns N' Roses)
"Pihl's masterful technique is as scary as his wacky compositional chops. He frightens me!"
- Michael Molenda (Guitar Player magazine)
"Fredrik Pihl has from my point a view, opened a breach in the quite closed world of instrumental guitar."
- Spirit of metal webzine