Background Experience:

Studied with John Mizarolli (England's leading guitar tutor) and Dave Kilminster (Roger Waters/Pink Floyd)
Completion of one year "Musicians Institute" Master Diploma in Popular Music Performance (grade "Merit")

Qualified (registered) guitar tutor in the UK

Taught over 100 private students in UK & Austria

Spent two years teaching at BORG Gastein, Austria

Spent two years with "Limehouse Lizzy", the number one official Thin Lizzy tribute band

Worked with Thin Lizzy and Paul DiAnno (Iron Maiden)


Live Experience:

Over 350 - 400 gigs with "Limehouse Lizzy" (Including gigs in America, UK, Holland, Belgium, Ireland and Sweden). Regulars on the "Festival Circuit". Played to audiences up to 40,000.

Played live with Brian Robertson, Brian Downey and Eric Bell all of Thin Lizzy

Toured with Thin Lizzy in 1998 as guitar tech

Landsleid featuring Berni Gruber: CD Release concert (featured on Servus TV & ORF) & Olympics - Sochi 2014 homecoming celebration


Recording/Studio Experience (for samples, go to MEDIA):

Many demos and sessions (including sessions for SONY records)

Live radio broadcasts for "BBC Talk Radio" and "BBC Derby"

Jedermann - Das Musical (Composer/Guitarist)

Landsleid featuring Berni Gruber: Back To The Roots CD (Composer/Guitarist/Producer)

Shared Billing:

Kula Shaker


Midge Ure

Bonnie Tyler

Tony Hadley (Spandau Ballet)

China Crisis

Blodwyn Pig

Andrew Strong ("The Commitments" movie)

Skunk Anansie

Jethro Tull

Thin Lizzy


Magazine Articles:



Hard RoXX


Guitarist UK


TV Appearances:

"Shamrock Quiz" on L!VE TV (SKY) cable channel

"Pebble Mill at One" on BBC 1

Landsleid featuring Berni Gruber: CD Release concert (featured on Servus TV & ORF during the Olympics 2014 in Sochi)