Stephen Brewer is an American-based guitarist and Billboard charting songwriter. He is best known for his work with Los Angeles’ heavy metal and hard rock band Westfield Massacre. After listening to Metallica’s “…And Justice for All,” Stephen became interested in playing guitar at 13 years-old. He was also influenced by bands such as Rush, Alice In Chains, Cradle of Filth, amongst many others. After developing his style as a rock/metal guitarist, Stephen moved across the country from his home state of North Carolina, in pursuit of his dream of becoming a professional musician. After graduating from The Musician’s Institute in Hollywood, he became an active member of the famous Los Angeles music scene, performing with elite musicians at showcases on the Sunset Strip.
In 2016, Stephen joined Westfield Massacre and contributed to their debut self-titled album. Westfield Massacre’s first album debuted at #3 on iTunes Metal and #14 on Billboard’s Heatseekers. Stephen had the opportunity to work with Lamb of God’s Randall Blythe, co-writing the single “Underneath the Skin.” The band has been featured in Alternative Press, Revolver and more, along with Stephen being featured on the cover of Revolver’s September 2016 issue.
In support of their debut record, Westfield Massacre shared the stage supporting Sevendust and Trivium during the “Kill the Flaw Tour” and played at Ozzfest/Knotfest. In 2017, they toured with Candiria before working on their sophomore album. In 2018 Westfield Massacre released their Sophomore album “Salvation”, debuting at #1 on Billboard’s Heatseekers charts and #11 Hard Rock Album Sales.
Stephen is endorsed by ESP Guitars, EMG Pickups, KHDK Pedals and Curt Mangan strings, along with attaining his own signature Curt Mangan Strings. When not recording and touring, Stephen uses his experience and education to teach aspiring guitarists with his online and in-person classes.
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