'68's Josh Scogin: “The guitar is the closest thing I have to the other side of that pandemic tunnel”

Josh Scogin of '68
(Image credit: Bobby Bates)

You won’t find him throwing jazz hands, but Josh Scogin, the enigmatic guitarist and frontman for rock duo ’68, lives for the stage. 

Through his early years with Norma Jean, through to his time leading hardcore heroes The Chariot and now reinventing the rock duo for the heavy crowd with ’68 (completed by drummer Nikko Yamada) it has been the live environment which has kept him hooked. 

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Matt Parker
Features Editor, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is Features Editor for GuitarWorld.com. Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.