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Guitarist Brady Novotny With Strauss, Skolnick, Johnson; Releases Multi-genre Single

Alice Cooper guitarist Nita Strauss and Brady Novotny

Hot on the heels of his hometown date opening for fellow virtuoso Paul Gilbert, Pittsburgh guitarist Brady Novotny is officially releasing the title track and video from his critically acclaimed debut album, "Passions Collide," to radio. The single is the follow-up to his nationally and internationally charting airplay single, "Redemption's Cry."

"Passions Collide' means a colliding of all my favorite styles of music, the main two musical passions being rock and flamenco," explains Brady. "My goal was to take the listener on a musical journey in this album, allowing him/her to experience singable, haunting melodic lines, while captivating the ear with flamenco sounds and strategically placed virtuosity."

The video for "Passions Collide" is an Official Selection of the James Bond III Film Festival and a Finalist in the 2019 Lift Off Sessions. Watch the video at

Alex Skolnick and Brady Novotny

In the meantime, Novotny has opened his personal scrapbook to share some photos of himself and a few of his fellow guitar heroes, Nita Strauss (Alice Cooper), Alex Skolnick (Testament) and Eric Johnson.

ABOUT BRADY NOVOTNY: Pittsburgh native Brady Novotny is no stranger to the stage, or the world of music performance. In fact, as a nationally-touring musician, the guitar virtuoso has been heard by thousands of people. This past Christmas season, Novotny performed to more than 20,000 attendees as a member of the Victory mega-church worship team. He was featured in the April 2019 issue of Guitar Player Magazine.

Brady Novotny And Eric Johnson

Citing Randy Rhoads as his muse, Brady began playing guitar at age 10. An attendee of Berklee College of Music, he has taught summer guitar workshops at renowned Duquesne School of Music. His experience ranges from the Pittsburgh rock scene to national tours. He has worked as a Pittsburgh session guitarist, Worship leader, and guitarist at several mega-churches. Brady is also a licensed therapist, with a Master's Degree in Psychology.



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