Chris Buck

Cardinal Black



Chris Buck is an internationally renowned guitarist from Wales, U.K. Chris has captivated audiences worldwide with his signature fluid style, soulful solos, and technical brilliance, resulting in numerous accolades and awards including Guitarist Magazine’s Best Pop Guitarist in 2021.

As a member of Cardinal Black, Chris’s distinctive playing has played a pivotal role in their success, including their chart-topping debut album January Came Close and single Tell Me How It Feels, the solo from which was included in Total Guitar Magazine’s countdown of the 20 Greatest Guitar Solos of the 21st Century. Subsequent tours with both Myles Kennedy and Peter Frampton culminated in an Abbey Road Studio 2 live session and performance at London’s Royal Albert Hall. While Cardinal Black’s achievements in the 2 years since their inception are impressive, it’s Chris’s remarkable talent, dedication, and willingness to share his approach to his craft that have solidified his place in the international music scene. His influence and ability to inspire aspiring and lifelong guitarists worldwide continue to leave an indelible mark on the world of music.

HX Stomp XL is at the core of my live setup, with innumerable sounds and presets dedicated to different songs.



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