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.

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.

Visit ‘Media Music’ page for samples

of his works and more info.


Glenn is also an actor.

You can view his actor website here: www.glennpovey.org

He is also a member of  PRS and Equity.