Born November 13th, 1978 in Cali Colombia, initially known as Darkempire guitarist, also as a sound engineer and music producer, owner of Sound Chaser Studio, where he has made over 30 musical productions, including those of DarkEmpire and other important local and national bands.
Although is only known as Darkempire guitarist, was also a member of the Jazz quartet "The Fish Messengers" between 2003 and 2004 and has been Session guitarist of several of the bands produced by him and as a guest guitarist in some national tours of other bands.
His first musical studies began in high school, where his teacher was the guitarist Pedro Galvis (1992-1994) Then he received instruction of theory and technique of electric guitar by his brother Jorge during the Lord Messiah years (1996 to 1999) after this process, he met some prestigious jazz musicians of his city, including a couple mentioned by him, like Jaime Henao and Alvaro Payan, from whom he learned advanced harmony and improvisation (1999 to 2003) at 2004 there were made his first productions, which he learned watching engineers working, like Adolfo Levy and Esdras Herrera, then started his professional training in recording and audio post-production and achieve that way international certifications as sound engineer and producer (2005 to 2008)
He is also a film making lover, where he has worked as Sound Department Director for some movie productions, he has worked with around 10 short and 3 long films, some of which have participated in international film festivals such as the Cartagena between 2012 to 2014, so this resume has served him to be called to teach a number of music production and Post Audio Cinema workshops and Diplomates, for programs like Vivelab of Ministry of Technologies and the National Communications and other to the Culture and Education Secretary of his city and some universities.
He mentions as his main influences as guitarists to Adrian Smith, Yngwie Malmsteen, Steve Vai, Kiko Loureiro, Michael Romeo, John Petrucci, Victor Smolski and many others, in addition to his deep love for Iron Maiden (he says, they are the reason why he turned to music) Dream Theater, Whitesnake, Dio, Symphony X, Stratovarius, Angra, Cacophony, Rage, Jorn Lande, and a few others and her passion for Tango and Jazz music, especially by composers such as Astor Piazzolla, Troilo, Gardel , Chick Corea, Miles Davis, Dave Weckl, Scott Henderson, Guthrie Govan, Charlie Parker and the Blues masters as Joe Williams and Gary Moore.
Adrian Oleas is passionate for Jackson guitars, Marshall & Peavey amplifiers, Seymour Duncan Pickups, Dean Markley strings and also use 1.14 mm Delrin Dunlop picks, Vox Wah and Biyang Pedals, he Loves tube amplifiers, but he prefer to use rack systems with midi foot controllers, because brings more efficiency and for live performing is faster to set.