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Paul Wardingham - Biography




Australian based guitarist and producer Paul Wardingham, released his critically acclaimed debut solo instrumental album, Assimilate Regenerate, on February 21st 2011 through Enigmatic Records.

Described as "Instrumental Cyber Metal", Wardingham's style combines 7-string mechanical metal grooves, melodic choruses, industrial synths and other-worldly technical solos, reminicent of artists such as Steve Vai, Devin Townsend, Scar Symmetry, Fear Factory and Meshuggah.

In less than a year, Wardingham has quickly gained a legion of fans from all over the world and received praise from guitar legends Dino Cazares (Fear Factory and Divine Heresy) and Jeff Loomis (Nevermore) among others, for his awe-inspiring guitar work, impressive compositions and production.

Wardingham's guitar concepts were showcased on the leading website Guitar Messenger in his featured video lesson, Future Metal Shred. Wardingham also appeared on Universum's latest album Mortuus Machina, contributing a guest solo on the track "Aeon Displacement". The album also featured vocalists Christian Älvestam (ex-Scar Symmetry, Solution .45), Tommy Tuovinen (MyGrain), guitarists Tomy Laisto (Mors Principium Est), Marios Iliopoulos and Olof Morck (Nightrage).

In 2006, The Collins/Wardingham Project, a collaboration with Australian drum phenomenon Grant Collins, released their progressive metal fusion album Interactive through Enigmatic Records.

Paul is currently working on a follow up album titled The Human Affliction, scheduled for release mid-2012.