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How to Play Wilting On The Vine by Daath (Guitar Lesson)

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Emil Werstler

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 and a blistering solo, so make sure your chops are up to par before tackling this beast!

Taught by Emil Werstler in Songs With Emil Werstler seriesLength: 41:16Difficulty: 4.5 of 5


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connerkeconnerke replied

I hate learning most of the song to find out the tab in the solo is wrong..... cool song though.

11070406631107040663 replied

half way through the solo the tab is wrong

handsfromasshandsfromass replied

hi emil ! may i ask how to get such metal tone? which pedal do you use or is it a processor?

rofultonrofulton replied

As far as I know Emil uses Bognor amps and sometimes a Mesa Dual rectifier live. I know he has an Xotic FX AC booster but I don't think he uses it live much. The Bognor and Mesa have more than enough gain in the channels

AaronMillerAaronMiller replied

I am pretty sure he used a tubescreamer into a crate solid state head and unknown 4x12. The tubescreamer is a big part of this sound imho.

dinkumdinkum replied

ok, this riff playin' in my head for days now. I'm gonna tackle the beast! :)

dinkumdinkum replied

ok, this riff playin' in my head for days now. I'm gonna tackle the beast! :)

johnnyrockitjohnnyrockit replied

Totally Cool!!!

AaronMillerAaronMiller replied

He refers to everything in the lesson as if the guitar was tuned to standard dropped d. It makes explaining things easier for most guitarists I think.

korblitskykorblitsky replied

This is amazing. Can't wait to Drop C my guitar. Why does Emil say Drop D on the Introduction video? Why did he says if for theory purpose?

t800t800 replied

he said Drop D for theory purpose ;)

Songs With Emil Werstler

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Emil Werstler teaches songs.



SightlessLesson 1

Sightless

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

Length: 40:00 Difficulty: 4.0 Members Only
Wilting On The VineLesson 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
Sharpen The BladesLesson 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
Self-Corruption ManifestoLesson 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
All That's Left Is BloodLesson 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
I DespiseLesson 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
Emil Werstler

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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