Ferdy Doernberg

As a guitar-player Ferdy fell in love with the slide-guitar and all her relatives like lap and pedal steel, Dobro and the hawaiian guitar. His first professionally orientated band, Rough Silk, was founded in 1989. 

Doernberg also works a lot as a studio musician ( keyboards and slide-guitars ) and has played on more than 180 albums so far.

Besides Rough Silk he is also a member of the chartbreaking Axel Rudi Pell band and the band of Matt "Gonzo" Roehr. So far Ferdy Doernberg has released 5 solo-albums as a singer/songwriter.

Ferdy has shared stages in Europe, South America and the USA with many different musicians like John Wesley Harding, Jason Ringenberg ( Jason & The Scorchers ), ex Scorpions musicians Uli Jon Roth and Francis Buchholz, Julian Dawson, Joseph Parsons, Jeff Kollman ( U.F.O., Glenn Hughes ), Warren de Martini( Ratt ), Robbie Krieger ( The Doors ), Roy Z., Tony Franklin ( Whitesnake, Blue Murder ), David Paich ( Toto ) Therion, the legendary drummer Max Weinberg of Bruce Springsteen’s "E-Street-Band" ( Frankfurt-Music-Fair), Axxis, Ana Popovic and many others .



Acoustic guitar - HA Series Acoustic Guitars

Shorty guitar - Guitares Électriques

Resonator guitar - Guitares à Résonateur


Acoustic guitar - Cordes d'acier Guitares

Shorty guitar - Guitares Électriques

Resonator guitar - Guitares à Résonateur

Ferdy's Bands:

Rough Silk

Axel Rudi Pell

Matt Gonzo Roehr

Ferdy's Links:


Recording Studio



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