Guitarist/Vocalist Steven Howard is a veteran to the music scene. He started performing professionally at the age of 17. He is an accomplished guitarist best known for his versatility, and work ethic. He is well versed in music and sound design for gaming, film, sonic branding, commercials, and foley work. Here are just some of Steven’s latest accomplishments:
• In 2000 Voted best live act as part of the band Vulgar Groove by Cincy Music Online Magazine.
• In 2005 Steven was on the Zippo Hot Tour compilation CD with the Metal band Severed.
• In 2010 Steven won his local Sam Ash "Best in Shred" Competition hosted by Steve Vai.
• In 2011 Steven attended lutherie classes with Master Luthier Ryan J. Cobb
• In 2015 Released “Go a Li’l Faster” from the Howard Brothers Band mixed/produced by Steven Howard
• In 2015 Graduated Full Sail University as Valedictorian in the Music Production program.
• 2016 marks the 10 year anniversary of the Howard Brothers Band
• 2017 to Present - Steven continues his music education for Music Production, Theory and Guitar through Full Sail University affiliates.
• 2018 Steven recorded a demo for classic rock tribute band "Hoodwink" .
• 2019 Steven joined the party band "Rebel Sound Club" as guitarist and vocalist
Steven has gained the opportunity to share the stage with some of his idols and various national acts including the legendary Robin Trower, Pat Travers, Damon Johnson, Living Colour, and many more....
Steven is currently working on several projects to include his instrumental debut as well as the third release from the Howard Brothers Band.
In addition to over 30 years in the music business, attending luthier classes, and holding several Information Technology certifications, Steven aka (Rickey) graduated Full Sail University as Valedictorian in the Music Production program earning a Bachelors of Applied Science in Music Production. Upon graduation Steven has continued his education in music through Full Sail University affiliates and seminars.