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Rodney R. W. Wess, known professionally as Rod Wess, is an American filmmaker, guitarist, and composer based in Aurora, CO. His latest award-winning short film “Expulse” was screened in several film festivals, for which he composed several of the original pieces. The genre-bending artist blends a variety of metal and blues, with classical and jazz-influenced leads.

“Considering the wealth of opportunities now available to solo guitarists and composers, and the technology that is aiding us in creating new forms of music, being a solo artist at this time has been incredible”.

Rod Wess is getting ready to record his latest album, beginning with a prog metal-influenced track tentatively entitled “Particles (of a Sentient Being)”. The album promises to be the most extreme music released by the artist in many years!