How to Play Sightless by Daath (Guitar Lesson)

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Emil Werstler


Emil Werstler teaches this song from The Hinderers by his band Daath.

Taught by Emil Werstler in Songs With Emil Werstler seriesLength: 40:00Difficulty: 4.0 of 5

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eitanprouserepiceitanprouserepic replied on November 24th, 2012

absolutely killer solo

meganmegan replied on November 13th, 2012

Someone needs to create a cartoon character - Emil the mad musical chemist and insert him into old Looney Tunes shows, and have him run up and down old castle hallways chasing bugs bunny and tweety bird, with the crazy music, elogated, menacing, creepy shadows, flashes of lightening and all

johnnyrockitjohnnyrockit replied on September 24th, 2012


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2sex2sex replied on September 5th, 2012

Could we get the drums on backing track?

AaronMillerAaronMiller replied on September 23rd, 2012

Sorry we don't have backings for these Daath songs :-(

imaheroimahero replied on August 28th, 2012

I can't believe you guys finally got licensing to post these videos. Alright, man.

ben_oben_o replied on August 28th, 2012

more daath lessons plz!! this is awesome!!

Songs With Emil Werstler

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Emil Werstler teaches songs.

Lesson 1


Emil Werstler teaches this song from The Hinderers by his band Daath.

Length: 40:00 Difficulty: 4.0 Members Only
Lesson 2

Wilting On The Vine

This dropped C monster was released on The Concealers in 2009. The band's guitarist Emil Werstler is here to teach you how to play it. "Wilting On The Vine" features a killer down picking main riff...

Length: 41:16 Difficulty: 4.5 Members Only
Lesson 3

Sharpen The Blades

Emil Werstler teaches you how to play the first song on Daath's The Concealers. The song features unmistakable signature Daath riffing and unforgettable lead playing from Mr. Werstler.

Length: 25:48 Difficulty: 4.0 Members Only
Lesson 4

Self-Corruption Manifesto

Emil Werstler teaches this heavy hitting metal song from Daath's album The Concealers. Tune your guitar to Drop C and get warmed up, 'cause this is a beast of a song!

Length: 33:36 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Lesson 5

All That's Left Is Blood

Here is Chimaira's "All That's Left is Blood" from Crown of Phantoms (2013).

Length: 33:14 Difficulty: 4.5 Members Only
Lesson 6

I Despise

Emil Werstler of Chimaira teaches you how to play "I Despise" from Crown Of Phantoms (2013). Grab a 7-string, tune to drop A, and get ready for some molten riffing madness!

Length: 15:33 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only

About Emil Werstler View Full Biography Atlanta based guitarist Emil Werstler is a force to be reckoned with. He is the lead guitarist of the band DAATH (Roadrunner Records / Century Media) and has made a serious name for himself in the guitar world in a very short time. Performing worldwide with his main project DAATH on notable tours such as Ozzfest and along side well established acts such as Unearth, Devil Driver, Dark Funeral, and Job For A Cowboy, Emil continues to gain strength and credibility as one of the most sought after guitarist's in his genre to date.

Recent projects Emil has been featured on, include Austrian Death Machine and guest solo's on "Guitars That Ate My Brain", a 2009 release from Magna Carta Records as well as Arsis's album United in Regret. In addition, Emil was one of the few featured artist's asked to perform at the Experience PRS 2008, a great feat for a guitarist in his scene.

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