Øystein Sjalgsson Wika is a Norwegian guitarist, music producer and digital media entrepreneur.
Through his career he has composed and produced music for TV/film, motion graphics, played in live rock bands plus done the odd studio session as a guitarist. In addition, Øystein have been teaching electric guitar professionally for more than 15 years.
He is currently recording his first solo album, consisting of unreleased music written over the past 25 years. The music is mostly instrumental and leans heavily towards bluesy hard rock. It is highly original, but contains clear references to his main influences; Eddie Van Halen, AC/DC, Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, Peter Green, David Gilmour, Black Sabbath, Steve Vai and Joe Satriani.
Øystein Wika is also the founder of Wika Media Productions, an independent digital media company based in Oslo, Norway. See: WMP.com