Wayne Swinny was an American musician, best known as the lead guitarist of the hard rock band Saliva. He was born on February 3, 1973, in Memphis, Tennessee, and grew up in the city of Memphis.
Swinny started playing guitar at a young age and was heavily influenced by blues music. He joined Saliva in 1997, after the band’s original guitarist left.
With Swinny on board, Saliva went on to release several successful albums, including “Every Six Seconds,” which went platinum, and “Back into Your System,” which went gold.
Swinny’s guitar style is heavily influenced by blues and classic rock, and he has been praised for his technical skills and ability to write memorable riffs.
He has also been known to incorporate alternative tunings and unusual chord progressions into his playing.
Outside of his work with Saliva, Swinny has worked as a producer and songwriter for other artists, including Fuel and Crossfade.
He is also known for his work with the charity organization St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and has raised thousands of dollars for the organization through benefit concerts and auctions.
Wayne Swinny died at the age of 59 due to a brain hemorrhage suffered while on tour supporting the band’s latest single “High on Me.”
Wayne Swinny Children: Who are Wayne Swinny’s children?
Wayne Swinny was survived by his wife and children at the time of his death, though information about them is scarce.
Swinny was a private person who kept his personal life private, and he had not talked much about his children in interviews or public appearances.