Welcome to the official website of guitarist/composer Toby Knapp. Since being discovered by world class guitar talent scout Mike Varney in the early 90's, Knapp has went on to record and have several albums released by prestigious labels such as Shrapnel Records, Century Media, Moribund Records, Pure Steel, Rock it Up, Roadrunner, Wild Rags and Transcending Obscurity Records. Knapp is known as a significant force in multiple Metal genres such as Progressive, Traditional Metal, Black Metal and Death Metal. Knapp's work has earned him a modest fanbase of listeners who have sought him out in the underground and have been audience to a unique, unpredictable and esoteric musical journey. The Journey continues and this is the official source for news, music, merchandise, performances, pics and archives of the past.  






"Knapp is an axe wizard who is a firestorm of razor-sharp riffery"- Brave words & Bloody Knuckles

Toby Knapp "Transmission to Purgatory" cd
  • Toby Knapp "Transmission to Purgatory" cd

Toby Knapp "Transmission to Purgatory" cd

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Shrapnel Records Alumni, Toby Knapp, returns with his ninth solo album. "Transmission" contains eight songs filled with searing guitar solos and melodic heavy metal song structures that will appeal to fans of old school instrumental guitar records. Recommended to fans of Yngwie, Blackmore, Takasaki, Uli Roth and Schenker! U.S. orders only.

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"Hold on to your horns because you’re about to be taken on the ride of your life from the furthest depths of space to the darkest pits of hell. Knapp has rightly become part of the underground elite and a pioneering force in the scene." metalnexus.net 2017

Knapp in Guitar World 2010 "Ozzy" issue.