Chris Traynor


Happy Birthday CT3

Happy Belated Birthday to Chris Traynor! He celebrated a birthday on Sunday. Hope it was wonderful.

Limited edition Chris Traynor and Joseph Llanes T-Shirt

Just added last week… you can now purchase an exclusive Chris Traynor Tshirt featuring the photography of Joseph Llanes. Purchase price $39.95

Watch Out For The Wolf, Man.
Limited edition Chris Traynor and Joseph Llanes T-Shirt. This is a classic black and white performance image that Joseph took of Chris in Los Angeles for Rolling Stone. It’s printed on a super soft Alternative Apparel Tee with a special run off emulsion process that will be sure to get more and more comfortable as you wash it. Produced in America with pride. This shirt is limited to 500 collectors pieces and will not be offered again.
Available in Small, Medium, Large and X-Large. Shipping and handling is included for orders within the US (excluding Alaska and Hawaii…sorry folks).

Chris Traynor Official Merchandise

In addition to this tshirt… stop by the Bush Official Website and check out all the new merchandise recently added. Anywhere from a jacket to tshirts, patches and a new Bush Army necklace. You have until July 31st to enter the promo code MEMORIES to get 10% off of your order.

The Chris Traynor Experience

Chris Traynor has currently teamed up with Guitar World and will be keeping a blog on their website. Two blog entries have been posted to date. Just a bit of insite into the mind of CT3… enjoyable as always.

Heading to My Hometown to Play Madison Square Garden

Horse-Bit and Homeless

September 2011: Ax Facts & Stats with Chris Traynor

By Dave B. Roberts (Photo copyright courtesy Joseph Llanes). Check out this interview in its entirety featured in the forthcoming Ax Facts & Stats Volume 2 book due for release SOON, featuring Q&As not featured in the online interviews!

My name is:
Chris Traynor

My current job is:
playing lead guitar in the band Bush.

My hometown:
Topanga, CA.

My current album or project is:
Bush’s new album, The Sea of Memories.

Former bands:
Helmet, Orange 9mm, Rival Schools, Institute, Gavin Rossdale’s solo work.

My guitar influences growing up were:
Jimmy Page, Robert Fripp, Richard Lloyd.

The guitars I use are:
Gibson Les Pauls, Cobra Guitars, Asher Guitars.

Read the rest of the interview!

Bush Interview with 987 at SSMF 2011

Watch this video interview with Gavin Rossdale, Chris Traynor and Corey Britz of Bush.

Chris Traynor Meets THP in L.A.

Chris Traynor is the guitarist of Bush, an alternative rock band playing a grungy Les Paul sound. Recently, his favorite axe, supporting his various musical activities such as a recording with Fleetwood Mac, has undergone a makeover with THP. Now, he plays his unmistakable sound on the road and in the studio on his pre-THC Dave Johnson retuned Les Paul, mounted with a full line-up of freshly launched THP.

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Guitar World

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Interview: Guitarists Gavin Rossdale and Chris Traynor Discuss the New Bush Album, ‘The Sea of Memories’

It took a full decade, but ’90s alternative rock outfit Bush have come back down from the clouds.

Fronted by lead singer/rhythm guitarist Gavin Rossdale, the band, best known for radio staples like “Comedown” and “Machinehead,” return September 13 with their fifth full-length release, The Sea of Memories.

When it came to reforming Bush, “It was like, ‘Why am I fighting this?’” said Rossdale, who’s joined by original drummer Robin Goodridge, former touring guitarist Chris Traynor and new bassist Corey Britz on the upcoming LP, the band’s first since disbanding after 2001’s Golden State.

Even during Bush’s downtime, however, Rossdale and Traynor couldn’t escape each other; the two played together in post-Bush project Institute, and Traynor contributed to Rossdale’s 2008 solo album.

Read more of this article here

It’s Official … Chris Traynor Official

There is a spanking new Facebook page that will be the new home of Chris Traynor updates. If you’re following him on Facebook already…. well… you better move on over cause this is where he will be giving updates from now on.