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Soilwork's lead guitar tone?

Discussion in 'Andy Sneap' started by Mark_Palangio, May 22, 2006.

  1. Mark_Palangio

    Mark_Palangio On The Fields Of Life

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    Best lead guitar tone I've ever heard in my life, specifically on Natural Born Chaos. I know they use 5150's and Engl Savage 120's for the most part, but does anyone here know which amp they use for leads? I know production and the players themselves are a big part of the tone, but is there anything I could do to get closer to that lead tone?
     
  2. ArtisanBass

    ArtisanBass I like a nice salad......

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    Natural Born Chaos is probably my favorite overall Soilwork. I do miss the Chainheart Machine stuff... but hey that music didn't set them apart from the rest as much. As a bass player, I love the way the bass sits in the mix on that album.
     
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    i get pretty close with my powerball
     
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    I've got a Guitar World where they say Peter used a 5150 and Ola used a Peavy Transtube solid state head on Natural Born Chaos.
     
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    Torniojaws They call me Juha

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    I seem to remember that they use Randall amps nowadays, I'll see if I can find out more.

    Edit:
    Ola Frenning:
    Krank Amps and Cabinets
    Kiyairi Accoustic Guitars
    Caparison Guitars
    Dean Markley Strings
    EMG-pick-ups
    Signature pics

    Ola Flink:
    1 Peavy Bass
    2 Fender
    2 ESP
    Ampeg SVT 350

    They don't list Peter Wicher's gear anymore...

    Here's some more, looks like I was right at one point:

    So it looks like they change their gear like socks :lol:
     
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    The lead sound on Natural Born Chaos is probably my favourite lead tone. The solos are sooo tasteful too
     
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    JeffTD Senhor Testiculo

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    IIRC, James Murphy said that a Savage 120 was used on NBC, and that Peter used an 85 bridge.
     
  8. Mark_Palangio

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    I think Peter has always used an 85 right?
     
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    Someone told me they read that in a magazine as well, but they said that was the rig they used for A Predator's Portrait?
     
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    I've heard that before as well, and yes, it was in regards to A Predator's Portrait. I think I remember seeing the 5150 and Transtube heads listed on their web site around the time of APP's release.

    I've seen studio pics of Soilwork with a Savage and a 5150 before; I think someone posted them on HC, actually. Did they record NBC at Fredman? 'Cause those are the house amps there, aren't they? I can see why you'd want that combination, Mark... ;)
     
  11. Mark_Palangio

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    They actually have pictures up on their website now of them playing live with a 5150 and a Savage 120, recent pics too since it's with that new guitarist. I don't think NBC was at Studio Fredman, Devin Townsend produced that album.
     
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    Actually it was at Fredman.

    NBC booklet:

    "Produced by Devin Townsend
    Co-Produced by Fredrik Nordstrom

    Recorded and Mixed at
    Studio Fredman Oct/Dec 2001

    Mixed by
    Fredrik Nordstrom, Devin Townsend & Peter Wichers.

    ...

    Engineered by
    Devin Townsend, Patrik J-sten, Fredrik Nordstrom & SOILWORK"
     
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    Soilwork should have been on the cover of "Guitar World" years ago!
    Monster guitar playing! And way too underated!
     

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