Richard Fortus, Guitar
Richard Fortus has been a member of Guns
n' Roses for the last 7 years. He's toured the world with
the band and has been working on the forthcoming Chinese
Democracy record since he joined the band. Richard has
been a first-call studio player for years. He is sought
after for his impeccable and broad tonal pallet. He is
also often called upon to deliver his unique, unorthodox
style and sounds that set him apart. His outstanding vintage
guitar/amp/pedal collection is unparalleled.
He's played on records by Pink, RZA, Old Dirty Bastard,
P. Diddy, Crystal Method, Puddle of Mudd, BT, Jesse Malin,
Gravity Kills, N'Sync, Ben Folds, Deep Dish, Wild Colonials,
Kinney Star, Jesse Malin, Divinyls, JC Chasez and DMX.
He's also played on and scored numerous tv commercials,
tv shows, movie scores and video game scores.
Richard has toured with a diverse array of artists such
as electronica artist BT, international pop singer Enrique
Iglesias, Germany's Nena, he's played with artists like
Perry Ferrell and Ian Astbury and been a member of bands
like The Psychedelic Furs, Love Spit Love, Pale Divine
and Honky Toast.