Dan Thornton – NOVENA

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Dan Thornton is a guitarist based in the South of England, most notable from his work as an original member of No Sin Evades His Gaze, lead guitarist in prog heavyweights Novena, and previously of The HAARP Machine. He also is a freelance guitar teacher and session player, working with bands featuring members of Hang The Bastard and Oblivionized to name a few.

Dan now focuses his efforts on his solo material, with his debut album It Will Kill What it Created due early 2018.


Find out more at the following links:

NOVENA Facebook Page

Dan Thornton Facebook Page

Dan Thornton YouTube Channel

Carillion Facebook Page

Carillion YouTube Channel


Dan plays a Polaris 8.

— SPEC —

– Polaris 8.
– REAVER headstock.
– Set neck construction.
– 27″ scale length.

– Burl maple top.
– Basswood body.
– 9 piece flamed Maple / Black Walnut laminate neck.
– Ebony fingerboard, bound in Ebony.
– Bare Knuckle Aftermath pickups.
– Hipshot locking tuners.
– Hipshot fixed bridge.
– Luminlay fret markers and side dots.
– Stainless Steel frets.
– Polyester lacquered / black burst / High gloss.

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Image credit: Sophie Pierce.