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Phil Campbell

Motörhead / Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons

Phil Campbell

Phil Campbell is a Welsh musician, who has been the lead guitarist legendary British hard rock / heavy metal pioneers Motörhead since 1983.

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Joel Stroetzel

Killswitch Engage

Joel Stroetzel

Joel Stroetzel is probably best known for being one of the founding members of the American metalcore band Killswitch Engage.
Photo: Aint Telling Photography

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Adam Dutkiewicz

Killswitch Engage

Adam Dutkiewicz

Adam Dutkiewicz is one of the founding members of the Massachusetts metal core band Killswitch Engage.

Photo: Jim Wilkinson

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Mattias IA Eklundh

Freak Kitchen

Mattias IA Eklundh

Mattias “IA” Eklundh is the guitarist of the Swedish super trio “Freak Kitchen”. His discography is very impressive and contains albums and instructional material from 1987 to present.

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Michael J. Romeo

Symphony X

Michael J. Romeo

Michael James Romeo is an American guitarist and a founding member of the progressive metal group "Symphony X".

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ACE

Face to Ace

ACE

Ace Shimizu is a legendary Japanese guitarist best known for playing in the band Seikima-II, and more recently Face to Ace.

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Dan Spitz

ex-Anthrax

Dan Spitz

Dan Spitz is a three-time Grammy-nominated musician best known for his work as the lead guitarist, principal songwriter and co-producer Anthrax.

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GACKT

no band

GACKT

Gackt Camui is a Japanese singer-songwriter, actor, voice actor and author. He has released 14 albums and 39 singles as a solo musician, in 2011 he achieved the male soloist record for most top 10 singles in Japanese history.

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Jona Weinhofen

I Killed The Prom Queen

Jona Weinhofen

Jona Weinhofen is a founding member of the Australian metalcore band I Killed the Prom Queen in 2000. He is also known for being a member of Bring Me the Horizon and Bleeding Through.

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Courtney Cox

The Iron Maidens / The Starbreakers / Femme Fatale

Courtney Cox

Originally from Philadelphia, she is best known for membership of bands The Iron Maidens, Femme Fatale and The Starbreakers. She also previously co-founded Queen Diamond.

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Matthew Wicklund

Ghost Ship Octavius / God Forbid

Matthew Wicklund

Matthew Wicklund is the former guitarist for HIMSA and God Forbid. Matthew is currently the guitarist and songwriter behind Ghost Ship Octavius.

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James Murphy

Testament / Obituary / Disincarnate

James Murphy

James Murphy is best known for his legendary guitar work with metal bands Obituary and Testament.

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Jeff "Mantas" Dunn

ex-VENOM / VENOM Inc.

Jeff "Mantas" Dunn

Founder of black metal legends VENOM and now Venom Inc. Without Mantas there would be no Black metal! Not many people can lay claim to inventing a whole new genre, but while playing in Venom Mantas was a genuine rock n' roll pioneer.

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Tino Troy

Praying Mantis

Tino Troy

Praying Mantis are a well established band of melodic hard rockers. They were formed by brothers Tino and Chris Troy in the mid-1970's and they became one of the bands associated with the the NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal).

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Parker Lundgren

Queensrÿche

Parker Lundgren

Parker is the guitarist for Queensrÿche, who first burst onto the music scene in 1982 with the release of their self-titled 4 song EP "Queensrÿche".

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Tom Englund

Evergrey

Tom Englund

Tom S. Englund is the lead singer and guitarist of the Swedish power metal band “Evergrey”.

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Ben Dingwall

TRC

Ben Taylor Dingwall

Ben Taylor Dingwall is an English guitarist and member of the Hardcore band TRC (The Revolution Continues).

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Camden Cruz

Seven Kingdoms

Camden Cruz

Camden Cruz is the guitarist for US power metal band "Seven Kingdoms"

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Cazqui

NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST
 

Cazqui

Cazqui is the lead guitarist and composer of NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST, a Japanese extreme metal/deathcore band formed in 2009. Since their debut, Cazqui has recorded all the band's songs with Caparison guitars.

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ChaCha Maru

Gackt Job / Vienna / YELLOW FRIED CHICKENz

ChaCha Maru

Yukihiro “Chachamaru” Fujimura is a Japanese guitarist and singer. Since 2000 Chachamaru has been the session guitarist and associate producer for singer-songwriter Gackt Camui.

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Chris Naughton

Winterfylleth
 

Chris Naughton

Chris Naughton formed WINTERFYLLETH with the intention of honouring England’s proud ancestral heritage through their folk-influenced vitriolic black metal.

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Chris Troy

Praying Mantis

Chris Troy

Praying Mantis are a well established band of melodic hard rockers. They were formed by brothers Tino and Chris Troy in the mid-1970's and they became one of the bands associated with the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal.

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Christer Örtefors

Freak Kitchen

Christer Örtefors

Freak Kitchen's style of music is influenced by many genres besides the traditional heavy metal, ranging from jazz to pop.

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Fred Brum

no band

Fred Brum

Fred is a session and solo guitarist hailing from Portugal. He's been playing professionally since 1995 and is known for favouring extended range instruments such as 7 and 8-string guitars.

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Dennis Stratton

ex-Iron Maiden / Lionheart / Praying Mantis

Dennis Stratton

Dennis Stratton is probably best known for his inspired guitar performance on Iron Maiden's self-titled ultimate classic debut album.

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YOU

GACKT / YELLOW FRIED CHICKINz / S.Q.F.

YOU

YELLOW FRIED CHICKENz Formed with a mission in March 2010; "To create more "manly men" in Japan! Change herbivore boys to carnivorous men!" and started performing live to show how it is done...

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Aaron Joos

Wildstreet / Empyreon / Awaken The Shadow

Aaron Joos

“Every detail that goes into these instruments is flawless. Ease of play, versatility of tone, huge resonance, stunning designs: everything is there. Caparison and Itaru are not only crafting world class guitars, they are creating works of art.”

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Hiro

Metal Safari

Hiro

Hiro plays lead guitar for the Japanese metal band “Metal Safari”. In 2002 Hiro won the “GIT Masters” an event hosted by “Young Guitar Magazine” and M.I. Japan.

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Jasio Kulakowski

Kobra and the Lotus

Jasio Kulakowski

Jasio Kulakowski is the lead/rhythm guitar player for Kobra and the Lotus.

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Jeff Williams

Onslaught

Jeff Williams

Jeff Williams is the bass player of UK thrash legends Onslaught.

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Juan Croucier

Ratt / Dirty Rats

Juan Croucier

Cuban-American bass player Juan Croucier is a heavy metal veteran that has been rocking the worlds’ stages for almost four decades.

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Kevin Byrd

Seven Kingdoms

Kevin Byrd

Kevin Byrd is the guitarist for US power metal band "Seven Kingdoms".

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Kevin Cameron

I Killed The Prom Queen

Kevin Cameron

Kevin plays guitar for Australian heavy metal band I Killed the Prom Queen.

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Paul Quinn

Saxon

Paul Quinn

Paul Anthony Quinn is an English guitarist, and the founding member of the heavy metal band Saxon.

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Kosta Papazoglou

Eyefear

Kosta Papazoglou

Kosta Papazoglou is the lead guitarist for Australian dark power/prog metal band EYEFEAR.

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Andrew Pevny

Armageddon

Andrew Pevny

Andrew Pevny is an American guitarist and bassist. He is the bassist for the melodic death metal band Armageddon and a founding member and guitarist for the melodic death metal band Framework.

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RYU

Blood Stain Child

RYU

Ryu is the guitarist in Blood Stain Child, a Japanese melodic death metal band from the city of Osaka.

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Michael LePond

Symphony X

Michael LePond

Michael Anthony LePond III, best known for his work in Symphony X, is a North American bass player from Newark, New Jersey.

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Nils Eriksson

Nocturnal Rites

Nils Eriksson

Nocturnal Rites started as a death metal outfit with founding member Fredrik Mannberg.

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Dan Vadim Von

Morbid Angel

Dan Vadim Von

Dan Vadim Von is a guitarist in the legendary death metal band Morbid Angel, the true pioneers of their genre.

Photo: M. Makarski

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Ken Sorceron

Abigail Williams / The Faceless

Ken Sorceron

Ken Sorceron is a guitarist for bands Abigail Williams, The Faceless, The Accuser, Chrome Waves.

Photo: Adam Kissick

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Fredrik Mannberg

Nocturnal Rites

Fredrik Mannberg

Nocturnal Rites started as a death metal outfit with founding member Fredrik Mannberg.

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David Mead

The Brave

David Mead

David Mead is a guitarist for The Brave. "I love Caparisons for their quality of build, excellent craftsmanship, comfortable neck profiles and versatility of tone. They've been on all our tours with us in The Brave and we can rely on them to deliver every time!"

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Kurt Thomson

The Brave

Kurt Thomson

Kurt Thomson is a guitarist for The Brave. "I first spotted a Caparison in a photo from a show in my town and thought "What is that guitar?" From that moment I immediately started researching Caparisons and began a collection of my own."

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Stevie Salas

no band

Stevie Salas

Stevie Salas has worked with many artists including Mick Jagger, Justin Timberlake, Rod Stewart, George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Terrence Trent Darby, Was (Not Was) and many others as a studio musician, and producer.

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Andrew Latimer

Camel

Andrew Latimer

Andrew Latimer is an English musician and one of the original members of the influential progressive rock band Camel. Mainly known as a guitarist and singer, Andrew is also an accomplished flautist and keyboardist.

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Tony O'Hora

The Sweet

Tony O'Hora

With over 55 million records sold worldwide and 34 number 1 hits worldwide, SWEET are a National Treasure.

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Chris Brightwell

Damage Inc.

Chris Brightwell

Chris Brightwell, a new member of the Caparison family, is an accomplished guitarist and songwriter who currently plays with Damage Inc, Southern California's Tribute to Metallica.

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Patrik von Porat

Cromonic

Patrik von Porat

The Swedish metal act CROMONIC was formed in late 2013. The band have recorded their debut album released in 2017.

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Jakob Björnfot

The Duskfall

Jakob Björnfot

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Iain GT Davies

Onslaught

Iain GT Davies

Iain GT Davies is the guitarist of UK thrash legends Onslaught.

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