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Matt Bachand has very strong Death Metal and Thrash Metal influences and is a guitar player and backing vocalist for the Metal band Shadows Fall. He is known for his deep growls or Death Growl which is often heard in Death Metal. In his earlier days around the early through the mid 1990s he was a guitarist for the Death Metal band Exhumed(not the Deathgrind band) and did play in another Death Metal called Perpetual Doom for a little while.He also played guitar and sang in a band called Empty,who released an 11 song cd,"Before the Sunrise", through wilderness records in 1996.

Let's look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in Shadows Fall guitar player Matt Bachand's guitar rig.

 

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Guitars

- Legator Matt Bachand Signature Ninja 325-PRO

- Ibanez Matt Bachand MBM1 guitar 

Ibanez Matt Bachand MBM1 Electric Guitar

- Legator Matt Bachand Signature Ninja 325-PRO

- Ibanez SZ

- Ibanez SZ320MH

- Ibanez SC420

- Ovation 1778 LX Elite Acoustic-Electric Guitar

- EMG 81 EMG 60 pickups

EMG EMG-81 Humbucking Active Guitar Pickup




Amps and Cabinets

- ENGL Fireball 100 amp (2009)

Engl Fireball 100 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head

- Krank Krankenstein Dimebag Darrell Signature Head

Krank Krankenstein + KRPBK00 120W Tube Guitar Amp Head Black

- Krank Chadwick amplifier heads

Krank Chadwick 2-Channel Amp

- Krank Krankenstein 4X12" cabs

Krank Krankenstein 4x12 Speaker Cabinet

- Roland Jazz Chorus amp (for some clean electric work in the studio)

Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp

 

 

 

Effects and More
- Zoom H4 and H2 recorders (Matt endorses Zoom)

- Maxon OD808 Overdrive

Maxon OD808 Overdrive

- Boss Noise suppressor NS-2 pedal

Boss NS-2 Noise Suppressor Pedal

- Planet Waves cables

Planet Waves Gold-Plated 1/4

- BBE sonic Maximizer

BBE 482i Sonic Maximizer

- Dimarzio Straps

Dimarzio 2

- Calzone Road Cases

- Sennheiser G2 Wireless

Sennheiser ew 172 G3 Instrument Wireless System

- Rocktron Gainiac 2

Rocktron Gainiac 2 Guitar Preamp

- Rocktron hush super c

Rocktron HUSH Super C Stereo Guitar Noise Reduction System

- Rocktron xpression

Rocktron Xpression Guitar Multi Effects Processor

- BBE Acoustimax DI (A/B switch run to it for cleans)

 

 




Strings and Picks
- DR Extra Life 11 to 50 gauge strings

DR Strings Red Devil Heavy Electric Guitar Strings

- Dunlop .88mm Tortex Sharp picks

Dunlop Tortex Sharp Guitar Picks 1 Dozen

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