Brian Urso is the founding member and lead guitarist of progressive rock band Gideons Mob. He have been playing guitar for 36 years, 29 years professionally, and are also a former guitar instructor. His influences are: Pink Floyd, Uriah Heep, Beatles, David Bowie, Supertramp, Moody Blues, ELP, ELO, YES, King Crimson, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Rainbow, Iron Maiden, Jethro Tull, Rush, Genesis, Judas Priest,Camel, Marillion, Queen, Dio, Renaissance, Curved Air, Alice Cooper, Dream Theater, Savatage, Allan Holdsworth, Yngwie Malmsteen, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Mike Oldfield, Zappa, Brian Wilson, John Coltrane and Miles Davis. In no particular order. The debut album is self-titled, and the track Aiwass Suit,
Urso is also a lifelong comic book collector last count to his wife’s dismay is at about 25,000+, and Gideons Mob have a tune based on Jack The King Kirbys Fourth World, and the name Gideons Mob is based on the characters Gideon Stargrave and King Mob from Grant Morrisons amazing Invisibles comic! Very cool information this I think. The tracks Motherbox and A Wave Of Consciousness,
Gideons Mob is a return to the early 70s and progressive rock and hard rock music played at its finest. Gideons Mob encompass, rock, metal, jazz, and classical to make a unique sound all their own. They take those influences and combine them with their love of jazz, rock,and classical to make a pretty beautiful sound that’s all their own!