Sam Bell

Sam Bell is a leading UK session guitarist and educator. He first picked up a guitar aged just 5, after watching The Buddy Holly Story in the West End. At the age of 18, he was featured in Guitar Player magazine’s up-and-coming section. Sam works mainly as a session guitarist, playing for soul singer and X-Factor vocal coach Lloyd Wade, and other various dance production shows around the UK. He is a contributor to Guitar Interactive magazine, Premier Guitar magazine and Lick Library. He’s featured in many DVDs including ‘Learn to Play Paul Gilbert’, ‘7 String Secrets’ and ‘Paganini’s 16th Caprice’. He’s also the main songwriter for UK Tech Metal band Mask of Judas, with whom he writes his own melodic instrumental material. Sam is also currently working on a full debut solo album.

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Why WaterBear?

Tardigrade (AKA Water Bear)

  • Micro-animal that is found everywhere, in all extreme climates
  • The most resilient creature known to humanity. Survives and adapts to its surroundings
  • This resilience and ability to adapt and survive inspires us in everything we do