What inspired Dracarys

Dracarys is likely the most ambitious musical piece on Path to Transcendence.  Read below for more insight into the song and its intro "The Sleepless".

The Sleepless and Dracarys were written together as a story. 
When I was writing The…

I Interviewed with Cassandra del Jardin

Pat "The Panther" Reilly is a New York-based guitarist and songwriter whose work spans multiple genres and projects. From melodic prog to Mongolian folk to industrial gothic metal, Pat Reilly has seen and done it all. With Tengger Cavalry, he…

Path to Transcendence is Complete!

It has been a long road, oohhhh such a long road.

 

It all started when my Tengger Cavalry​ bandmate Nature G said, "If you put out a full length I will fund half of it".  That was enough to …

Ernie Ball is Amazing!

Being a solo artist not only requires lots of time and dedication, it also requires lots of gear (at least in my case). 
I want to extend a huge thank you to Ernie Ball for continuing to support me! Ernie…

Pat Reilly Signs on as Pig Hog Cables Artist

I am extremely excited to announce that I am now an official Pig Hog Cables artist! 
As you can see from the picture, Pig Hog really knows how to welcome someone to the artist family. These are top-notch, I absolutely…

10 INFLUENTIAL ALBUMS IN 10 DAYS, DAY 10

I have been nominated by Dino Alden to post 10 albums in 10 days that really made an impact on me.

Oh boy, the last day and still sooo many albums I could mention! With that being said, this isn't…

10 INFLUENTIAL ALBUMS IN 10 DAYS, DAY 9

I have been nominated by Dino Alden to post 10 albums in 10 days that really made an impact on me. 
I introduced to Vinnie Moore's music many years ago. My favorite thing about Vinnie's playing is not that he…

10 INFLUENTIAL ALBUMS IN 10 DAYS, DAY 7 & 8

Day 7 
I have been nominated by Dino Alden to post 10 albums in 10 days that really made an impact on me. 
Ahh it's after midnight and I missed yesterday so here I come with 2 albums again! 

Album…

10 INFLUENTIAL ALBUMS IN 10 DAYS, DAY 5 & 6

I have been nominated by Dino Alden to post 10 albums in 10 days that really made an impact on me. 
Since I missed yesterday, I am going to include Two albums today! 
This gives me a great opportunity to…