Doug Aldrich Portraits Chad Lee Photography
Doug Aldrich, all images ©chad lee photography.
February 2016, Nashville, Tn.
Hard rock guitarist who has played with Whitesnake since 2002 and who used to teach more than seventy guitar students a week.
He formed his first band, Burning Rain, in 1998.
He pursued a solo career, but was better known for contributions to Dio, Whitesnake, Band Moon Rising, and other groups.
His sister Jennifer gave him a guitar and introduced him to Jeff Beck when he was eleven.
He auditioned for a spot in KISS, and, though he did not make the band, he did befriend Gene Simmons.