John Campbell’s Gear. Willie Adler's Gear. What is a chessboard but a wall of death waiting to happen, right? Lamb of God is an American heavy metal band from Richmond, Virginia. Seriously, Willie Adler and Mark Morton’s guitar sound is like Iggy Pop’s torso circa-’71, and it wraps itself round some of the biggest grooves we have heard in metal. This record has been a long time coming, but for Adler and Morton it’s like riding a bicycle – the momentum keeps driving them forward. What Impacts the Way You Hold a Pick. Willie acknowledges he sometimes gets wrapped up in the laser-precision of his playing, even if he doesn’t inspect audio files with the same scrutiny as his co-guitarist: “That’s a keen eye on Mark! I’ve never looked at the actual waveforms of my tracks, but it is something I’ve been working on. I’d been writing consistently in our off times throughout tours. Amps Mesa/Boogie Mark V Mesa/Boogie Mark IV Mesa/Boogie 4x12 cabinets. Formed in 1994, the group consists of vocalist Randy Blythe, guitarists Mark Morton and Willie Adler, bassist John Campbell, and drummer Chris Adler. Most of the traditional soloing is me. Hopefully, by now we can get out of the way the “correct” techniques and move to actually useful and actionable stuff. Willie joined the band after the first guitarist, Abe Spear, left the band. Forerunners of the new wave of American heavy metal, L.O.G. I’d been writing consistently in our off times throughout tours. He’ll do what I would call leads—single-note stuff, melody patterns, and that kind of thing. Willie Adler: It was a little different. Strings and Picks SIT strings (.010–.048 and .011–.050) Dunlop Tortex 1 mm picks Levy’s straps. The Fishman Fluence Will Adler Signature Pickup Set combines the Classic neck pickup with a crushing Ceramic bridge pickup hybrid, combining the passive attack and dynamics, and flux chaos Will loves from the poles with the smoother, more even response of the blade. Born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, Will Adler is the rhythm guitarist and songwriter in American metal titans Lamb Of God. Effects Mesa Five-Band Graphic EQ. Willie Adler; Marty Friedman; Does it mean all these great guitarists play the guitar “wrong” because they hold their picks, not in the “right way”? Morton: Willie doesn’t do a lot of solos. “For almost the first time ever, it feels like it’s all cohesive and we’re all on the same page - and none of us mind being in the same room with each other; in fact, we look forward to it now.” Well, there’s no justice, and we will just have to wait for a more righteous context to savor this haymaker from Mark Morton and Willie Adler – preferably a field, sunshine, open air, over-priced cartons of … Basses ESP signature model. have been an international staple in the metal scene for more than a decade. Willie Adler, Morton’s longtime guitar partner, concurs that Lamb of God is in a particularly good place right now. This sets runs .010-.048PW and also includes a limited edition Willie Adler custom guitar pick at no extra charge. In a more just universe, Netflix would have picked this up for The Queen’s Gambit soundtrack. Self-taught, Willie is well-known for his unconventional style of playing, which includes odd chord shapes, unique timing patterns, odd rhythms, and high usage of his fretting hand's pinky finger. He is the younger brother of bandmate Chris Adler (drummer). Willie Adler. Guitars ESP signature model. Image: Eleanor Jane.