My Story

Joe Gareri has played in numerous bands throughout the years and has opened for several national acts including The Goo Goo Dolls, Skid Row, Pantera, Cheap Trick, Ace Frehley, Journey, Kings X, Tesseract, Yngwie Malmsteen, Andy Timmons and Dave LaRue.  Joe currently plays in a national corporate band called Black Box Warning who have recently played at venues including The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, The House of Blues in Dallas, TX and the  San Diego Convention Center.  Joe's true passion is composing his own instrumental music.
His guitar style really started to develop when at the age of 19 he worked for Kramer Guitars in Neptune New  Jersey. He then went on to work for East Coast Music in Danbury,Ct. and VH-1 in Manhattan and studied guitar with guitarist/producer Nick Caiano.  He has been endorsed by both Washburn and Ed Roman Custom Guitars, and is currently endorsed by Ernie Ball Music Man.  In addition, he has been featured in numerous music publications including Metal Edge Magazine.