Vinnie Moore plays melodic instrumental rock. He began to play the guitar at the age of 12 and joined his first band 3 years later. Since 2003, he has played guitar for the British hard rock band UFO. Along with Yngwie Malmsteen, Tony MacAlpine, and others, Moore is often cited as one of the greatest shred guitar artists of all time. Vinnie endorses Ernie Ball MusicMan guitars, and constantly supports them by doing clinic tours, also, he recently got a new amp sponsorship. Vinnie recently signed an endorsement with Dean Guitars.