Guitarist, Musician & Composer
Glenn’s guitar influences include: Jimmy Page, Alex Lifeson, Gary Moore, Michael Schenker,
Jimi Hendrix, Dave Gilmour, Ritchie Blackmore, Van Halen and Yngwie Malmsteen.
He started playing the guitar aged 12 years old. Initially self-taught, after a short time he could
master classic songs from legendary rock bands, such as Led Zeppelin, Rush and Deep Purple.
Aged 16 he joined his first covers rock band, then progressing on to original bands, including
The ‘Figgy Fox Banned’ as featured on the BBC2 documentary ‘Present Imperfect.
The TV show used one of their songs, that he composed, as the theme music to the programme.
The song also reached No 1 in the UK. Demo chart.
Live performances followed, with tours across the UK and Europe, including venues such as:
Manchester Apollo, Liverpool Empire and London's Brixton Academy (supporting Hawkwind).
He has also played the role of 'Gimmy Page' in the UK’s best Led Zeppelin tribute acts.
As a songwriter he was awarded certification from the UK Song writing contest,
ahead of 6,200 other entries, judged by The BRIT Trust, The Guild of International
Songwriters & Composers, The World Music Foundation and the International Song Copyright Agency.
Further awards include a IMW Diploma (Merit) in audio sound engineering & production.
In 2013 he signed a publishing contract with a major USA- California based music publisher.
Alongside his songwriting, studio and live work, he now seeks opportunities to write for film,
with a special admiration for film score writers Jerry Goldsmith and Ennio Morricone.
Glenn is also an actor. You can view his actor website here: www.glennpovey.org
He is also a member of PRS and Equity.