John Custer began his career as a studio session guitarist.
By age 23, Custer was providing guitar tracks for the #1 scoring house in America, New York's Vision Sound Studios.
Custer played guitar on National Television Ads for VH-1, Ford, Jovan, Mazda, Revlon, and Coca-Cola.
At age 25, Custer returned home to Raleigh, North Carolina to produce and develop original artists.
Punk-metal crossover giants, Corrosion Of Conformity hired Custer to produce their first major label disc, 'Blind' in 1991. The disc was hailed as an instant classic. . CREEM magazine writers chose Blind as "One of the top 25 most influential metal recordings of the last 25 years".
MSN's Ed Rivadavia wrote, "The album's fiercest moment, "Vote With A Bullet" is a sonic precedent for the countless aggro-metal bands (Korn, Fear Factory, Limp Bizkit, etc.) which dominated the late '90s. Years ahead of its time, BLIND is simply one of the most important heavy rock albums of the decade."
SPIN magazine raved,"Combining the