Wacław Kiełtyka

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Wacław Kiełtyka
Wacław Kiełtyka 12 September 2014.jpg
Wacław Kiełtyka in 2014
Born (1981-12-17) 17 December 1981 (age 38)
Alma materAcademy of Music in Kraków
OccupationMusician
Children2 (daughters)[1]
RelativesWitold Kiełtyka (brother)
Wojciech Kiełtyka (brother)
Musical career
Also known asVogg
GenresTechnical death metal, death metal, symphonic black metal, avant-garde metal
InstrumentsGuitar, bass guitar, accordion, piano
Years active1996–present
LabelsEarache, Nuclear Blast, Metal Mind, Mystic
Associated actsMachine Head, Decapitated, Lux Occulta, Vader, Sceptic, Renata Przemyk[2]

Wacław "Vogg" Kiełtyka (born 17 December 1981) is a Polish musician and composer, best known as the guitarist of prominent death metal band Decapitated. In addition to Decapitated, Wacław has been the guitarist of Lux Occulta since 1998, as well as a former member of the Krakow group Sceptic. He also worked with the death metal band Vader.[3] He is a graduate of musical school in the first and second degree, and attended the Academy of Music in Kraków as an accordionist.

Kiełtyka auditioned for second guitarist of Morbid Angel after the departure of Erik Rutan in 2006.[4] Before joining Vader in 2009, Kiełtyka was a music store salesman.[4] He also worked as a guitar technician for the band Hypocrisy.[4]

On September 28 2019, Kiełtyka was named as the new Machine Head lead guitarist in a post on the bands Facebook page by founding member Robb Flynn[5]

Instruments[edit]

Guitars
  • Ibanez Iceman 7 String Custom (Blood Mantra, and live performances)[6][7][8]
  • Ibanez Iceman 6 String Custom[8]
  • Ibanez Apex 7 String[8]
  • Ibanez RGD 7 String[8]
  • Ran Thor Custom 6 String (live performances)[9]
  • Dean ML Custom Shop (Carnival Is Forever, and live performances)[10]
  • Gibson Shred V (Carnival Is Forever, and live performances)[11]
  • Washburn Custom Dime (live performances)[11]
  • Custom RAN guitars with EMG 81 (Winds of Creation, Nihility, The Negation, Organic Hallucinosis, and live performances)[12]
  • Ibanez Universe (Organic Hallucinosis)[12]
  • ESP 7-string Custom Shop Seth (Carnival Is Forever)[10]
  • OLP MM4 SSPG RP (live performances)
  • Washburn EA10N 6 (live performances)
  • ESP LTD SC-607 BK
Amplifiers, cabinets, and effects
  • EVH 5150 Amplifiers and Cabinets (Blood Mantra, and live performances)[13][7]
  • BOSS Pedals: NS-2, DD-3, TU-2 (live performances)[11]
  • Digitech Whammy Pedal (live performances)[11]
  • Laboga Mr. Hector Amplifier (live performances)[14][11]
  • Laboga Cabintes 4×12 V30 (live performances)[11]
  • Morley Bad Horsie II (live performances)[11]
  • Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier Amplifier (Winds of Creation)[12]
  • Mesa Boogie Triple Rectifier Amplifier (Nihility, The Negation)[12]
  • Crate Excalibur Amplifier (Nihility, Carnival Is Forever)[10][12]
  • Marshall Valvestate Amplifier (Nihility, Carnival Is Forever)[10][12]
  • Randall Warhead Amplifier (Organic Hallucinosis, and live performances)[12][15]
  • Bogner Ubershall Amplifier (Carnival Is Forever)[10]
  • Diezel Herbert Amplifier (Carnival Is Forever)[10]
  • VHT Pitbull Amplifier (Carnival Is Forever)[10]
  • Randall RH300 Amplifier (live performances)[14]
  • Engl Special Edition E670 Amplifier (live performances)[15]

Discography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vogg From Decapitated Talks Blood Mantra And More!". Amps and Green Screens. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  2. ^ Łukasz Dunaj (10 July 2011). "WYWIAD: Reprezentujemy metal!". T-Mobile Music. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Vader Frontman Talks Lineup Changes - Blabbermouth.net". BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  4. ^ a b c Łukasz Dunaj (10 July 2011). "WYWIAD: Reprezentujemy metal!". T-Mobile Music. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  5. ^ Late Night Jam Session In A Hotel 🎸, retrieved 2019-09-28
  6. ^ "Ibanez guitars - Artist Focus". ibanez.co.jp. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  7. ^ a b "DECAPITATED – new message from the studio posted! -". decapitatedband.net. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  8. ^ a b c d "Wacław "Vogg" Kiełtyka (Decapitated)". MagazynGitarzysta.pl. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  9. ^ "Vogg`s Ran Thor - Facebook". facebook.com. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  10. ^ a b c d e f g "Decapitated Premiere "Homo Sum," Interview with Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka". guitarworld.com. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  11. ^ a b c d e f g "Piotr "Peter" Paweł Wiwczarek & Wacław "Vogg" Kiełtyka (Vader)". MagazynGitarzysta.pl. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g Detego AS. "ETERNAL TERROR". eternal-terror.com. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  13. ^ Fender® Musical Instruments. "EVH® Artists:". evhgear.com. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  14. ^ a b "KRIMH - Decapitated Drum and Guitar Clinic - Arhus". YouTube. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  15. ^ a b "Decapitated - Interview with Wacław "Vogg" Kiełtyka - Part 2 of 2". YouTube. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  16. ^ "Gery.pl -- Polski Portal Tematyczny". gery.pl. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  17. ^ "Virgin Snatch: 'Act Of Grace' To Receive Wider European Release - Blabbermouth.net". BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  18. ^ Grupa Wirtualna Polska. "Anshur Za". muzyka.wp.pl. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  19. ^ "Crionics Completes Work On New Ep, Seeks New Label Home - Blabbermouth.net". BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  20. ^ "wie: Acid Drinkers - pocztek roku szkolnego z "Fishdick Zwei" - rockmetal.pl". rockmetal.pl. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  21. ^ ":: MetalSide :: Saratan - Antireligion :: Recenzja ::". metalside.pl. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  22. ^ "Death Denied - Appetite for Booze - Encyclopaedia Metallum: The Metal Archives". metal-archives.com. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  23. ^ "Muzyka". onet.pl. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
Preceded by
Phil Demmel
Machine Head guitarist
2019–present
Incumbent