Born in Sofia, Bulgaria, Alexandra Zerner is a solo artist, guitar player, multi-instrumentalist and composer. She has been working as a session musician, sound engineer and guitar teacher since 2001.
In 2013, she participated as a guest musician to the We All Die (Laughing)’s first album “Thoughtscanning”. In January 2014, she started her solo career as a guitarist, working on her debut solo album “9 Stories”, which was released on November 19, 2014.
In October 2014, Alexandra Zerner is already in the “Top 15 Hard Rock & Metal Female Guitar Shredders” chart by Metalholic.com.
At the beginning of 2015, she was invited by Déhà Amsg to be a part of the Post-Rock/Ambient project “Aurora Borealis”, where they together made the album “The Path To Atlas”. It was released on November 20, 2015.
The same year, Alexandra began working on her second solo album, called “Aspects”, released on December 22, 2015.
Meanwhile, she was mentioned by her guitar hero Jason Becker in the October 2015 edition of “Guitar Player” magazine, along with Jeff Loomis, about her cover of Jason Becker’s classic “Perpetual Burn”.
In January 2016, Alexandra started participating in “Vivaldi Metal Project” as a lead guitarist. Since February 2016, she has been working with a band to present her albums live, while also working on a third solo album, which will be released in 2018.
In mid-August 2016 Alexandra Zerner won Nili Brosh’s “A Matter of Perception” Melody Contest, competing against many guitarists from all over the world. She was picked by a jury of guitar greats – Nili Brosh, Jason Becker, Greg Howe, and Marco Sfogli, and was awarded an EMG pickups endorsement deal.
In October 2016 Alexandra won the Independent Shredder of the Month title at AllThatShreds.com.
On November 4th she becomes an endorser of the Bulgarian brand Univox Guitars and gets her custom 8-string guitar model.
Few days after, on November 7th, 2016 she and her band performed as a support act for Stu Hamm and Greg Howe in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Few days after, on November 11th, Alexandra releases her acoustic EP, called “An Evening Walk”.
In March 2017 she appears in the “Top 10 Female Shredders” chart by AllThatShreds.com and in July she becomes an Artist of the Week by EMG Pickups.
On April 14th, 2018, Alexandra is invited to participate in “Female Guitarist Round Table Discussion” with Jennifer Batten, Gretchen Menn, Nili Brosh, Nikki Stringfield, and Yvette Young.
In May 2018 she becomes an endorser of Kahler USA.
On September 23rd, 2018 Alexandra releases her third solo album “Opus 1880” – a double CD concept album paired with a novel that she writes together with Slav Georgiev.