We at GuitarAttack believe that the greatest thing about guitars is using them to make music.  That is the ultimate conclusion of all of the talk about strings, pickups, body woods, finishes, diet, moon phase, and on and on -- being able to play the guitar and make it sound great.

We started recording guitar-oriented music at home back when it was a difficult, expensive proposition.  Using a TEAC 4-Track reel-to-reel, we made the proto-recordings and generally got frustrated because we knew there had to be a better way.  We never had a recording contract with anybody, but we kept trying.

We graduated to cassette-based 4 and 8 track machines in the 80s and 90s, all the while cranking out material and learning the process.  We finally graduated to computer-based recording around 2000 and we continually fight the urge to continue the editing process forever.  Our advice -- play more, edit less.

The songs presented on our albums are primarily a vessel for guitar solos, and they have always had to meet three criteria:  1) Must have a big riff; 2) Must have a big chorus; and 3) Must have a big guitar solo.  As a secondary goal, they have to be in a form in which we are capable of playing them live in a band setting, preferably with two guitars, bass, and drums.  They cannot be "studio-only" creations which would require a good dose of Autotune, a philharmonic, and fifty backup singers to recreate.  Music should be played live.

The band is "Kandahar Guitar Society", and we invite you to click on the titles below to read about the songs and recording process.  We also invite you to buy a copy and support local, original music.  Thanks again, and we really appreciate your support!

Click on the image to listen to some of our music at ReverbNation. 


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Check out this video of a live performance of "One More Mile" from Give War a Chance recorded on April 6, 2013.
  Click here to see it.  Also check out the video for "Sands of Time" and "Wave Your Flag" from the same show.

The Kandahar Guitar Society Collections


1970-Something (2016)

Four original songs written and recorded over several weeks at the end of 2015 and the beginning of 2016.  The concept was to record an EP which sounded - and rocked - like the 1970s.

It is available for free download, with a bonus track, at Reverbnation.


Sparta (2015)

Eleven original songs based on a short story originally written during 2013.

It is available on iTunes, Apple Music, Rhapsody, Spotify, and Amazon MP3.




Nashville (2013)

This is the first KGS Live EP.  Features four KGS favorites: One More Mile, Last Days, Sands of Time, and Wave Your Flag. 

Recorded live in March 2013, it is available on iTunes, Rhapsody, Spotify, and Amazon MP3.

When the End Suddenly Appears (2012)

Twelve original songs based on a short story written during 2011-2012.

It is available on iTunes, Rhapsody, Spotify, and Amazon MP3.

Notes from a Troubled Past (2011)

It is available on iTunes, Rhapsody, Spotify, and Amazon MP3.

Give War a Chance (2007)

Features drummer Mike Maloney. 

It is available on iTunes, Rhapsody, Spotify, and Amazon MP3.

Kandahar Guitar Society (2005)


When the End Suddenly Appears, Notes from a Troubled Past, and Give War a Chance are available in iTunes and the Amazon MP3 Store!

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