Bob Stewie (a.k.a. “Heavy Metal Bob”) joined the show in 2003
The Academy of Shred has been on the air since 1999. The show’s emphasis on high quality guitar-oriented rock, metal, rock fusion, power blues, and anything else emphasizing amazing guitar playing, has garnered them a devoted following. The duo was interviewed by the internationally-distributed, Guitar Player Magazine, who published an article on the show in 2009. The Academy of Shred focuses on artists from around the world as well as local guitar heroes, many who are under-the-radar and would not be able to have their music heard anywhere else.