Zach Tomatuk

January 21, 2018

“Metallica?” I thought. “Isn’t that evil music?” How naive I was. I was first introduced to Metallica by some friends in 1998, attending eighth grade at Ministik school. I was hanging with my buddy Reese one afternoon and he was showing me some of their music. “Listen to this,” as he turns up his stereo to…

December 1, 2017

“What kind of guitar is that?” I asked my dad as I pointed to the TV.  “A Gibson Les Paul”, he answered. At that moment, I knew I wanted that guitar. I would always snoop through my older brother Robert’s CD’s and tapes in attempt to discover cool music. When I was 11 or 12…

October 29, 2017

I’ve had some people ask about my pedalboard over the years. So here goes. These are the pedals I’ve been using for the live shows… Boss TU3 Tuner – A guitar tuner. Simple. Are these things banned up north or something?! Stay in tune kids. We tune to A440. I prefer A442 as I think…

March 14, 2016

Exciting times lie ahead for Midnight Shine, and we are looking forward to what 2016 has in store. Writing this post makes me realize how excited I am to be playing live with the band again. The four of us live in different towns in Northern Ontario, so it’s difficult to get together and rehearse. We…