Will Putney

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Will Putney is an American producer, mixer, and engineer based in Jersey City, New Jersey. Will has worked with a number of prominent metal bands, most notably For Today, The Acacia Strain, Body Count, Thy Art Is Murder, Northlane, The Amity Affliction, Miss May I, Upon a Burning Body, and Stray from the Path.

He is also the guitarist of American deathcore band Fit for an Autopsy, and the band END.

Commercial success[edit]

Putney earned an Australian Gold Record for his work on The Amity Affliction's Let the Ocean Take Me, which debuted at #1 on Australia’s ARIA Charts in 2014.[1] The band’s previous album, Chasing Ghosts (album), was mixed and mastered by Will[2] and also debuted at #1 on the ARIA Charts[3] The Body Count track "Black Hoodie", which appeared on the Putney-produced album Bloodlust, was nominated for "Best Metal Performance" at the 2018 Grammy Awards.

Preferred Gear[edit]

•Joe Meek VC3Q
•Sausage Fattener

Selected production discography[edit]

Year Artist Title Label Role Achievements
2018 Pig Destroyer Head Cage Relapse Records Mixer, Masterer
2018 Vein errorzone Closed Casket Activities Producer, Engineer, Mixer
2017 Thy Art Is Murder Dear Desolation Nuclear Blast Producer, Engineer, Mixer
2017 END From The Unforgiving Arms of God Good Fight Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer[4]
2017 Counterparts (band) You're Not You Anymore Pure Noise Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer
2017 Body Count Bloodlust Century Media Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer Nominated for "Best Metal Performance" at 2018 Grammy Awards (Track: Black Hoodie)
2016 Every Time I Die Low Teens Epitaph Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer
2016 Knocked Loose Laugh Tracks Pure Noise Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer
2016 Vanna All Hell Pure Noise Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer
2016 Bad Omens Bad Omens Sumerian Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer
2016 The Amity Affliction This Could Be Heartbreak Roadrunner Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer
2016 Like Moths to Flames The Dying Things We Live For Rise Records Producer, Mixer, Masterer
2015 Reflections The Color Clear eOne / Good Fight Music Producer, Mixer, Masterer [5]
2015 Northlane Node UNFD / Rise Records Producer, Mixer, Masterer [6]
2015 Stray From The Path Subliminal Criminals Sumerian Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer
2015 Like Moths to Flames The Dream is Dead 7" Rise Records Producer, Engineer, Mixing, Mastering
2015 Thy Art Is Murder Holy War Nuclear Blast Producer, Mixer, Masterer[7]
2015 Oceano Ascendants Earache Mixer, Masterer
2015 Sworn In The Lovers/The Devil Razor & Tie Engineer, Producer, Mixer, Masterer [8]
2014 Fit for a King Slave to Nothing Solid State Records Producer, Mixer, Masterer[9]
2014 Gideon Calloused Facedown Records Producer, Mixer, Masterer[10]
2014 Reset, Reflect The Bite Independent Masterer[11]
2014 D at Sea Anchors & Diamonds UNFD Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer[12]
2014 Structures Life Through a Window Sumerian Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer[13]
2014 Upon a Burning Body The World Is My Enemy Now Sumerian Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer, Writer
2014 Heart in Hand A Beautiful White[14] Century Media Producer
2014 Miss May I Rise of the Lion Rise Records Writer for "Gone" and "Last Letter"
2014 Body Count Manslaughter Sumerian Records Producer, Mixer, Engineer, Masterer[15]
2014 The Acacia Strain Coma Witch Rise Records Producer, Mixer, Engineer, Masterer[16]
2014 Wolves at the Gate VxV Solid State Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer[17]
2014 The Amity Affliction Let the Ocean Take Me Roadrunner Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer[18] Certified Gold in Australia;[19] #1 Debut on Australia's ARIA Charts[20]
2014 Bury Tomorrow Runes Nuclear Blast Mixer, Masterer[21]
2014 For Today Fight The Silence Razor & Tie Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer, Co-writer[22]
2013 Heart Of A Coward Severance Century Media Records Mixer, Masterer[23][24]
2013 Impending Doom Death Will Reign eOne Music Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer, Co-writer[25]
2013 Exhumed (band) Necrocracy Relapse Records Mixer, Masterer
2013 Winds of Plague Resistance Century Media Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer, Writer
2013 The Acacia Strain Above/Below EP Rise Records Producer, Engineer, Mix, Masterer[26]
2013 Fit for an Autopsy Hellbound eOne Music Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer, Writer[27]
2013 Like Moths to Flames An Eye for an Eye Rise Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer, Writer[28]
2013 Misery Signals Absent Light Independent Pre-production/Add Production[29]
2013 My Ticket Home Strangers Only Rise Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer
2013 Counterparts (band) The Difference Between Hell and Home Victory Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer[30]
2013 Stray from the Path Anonymous Sumerian Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer[31]
2013 For Today Prevailer Razor & Tie Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer[32]
2013 Northlane Singularity UNFD Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer[33]
2012 Poison the Well (band) Tear from the Red (re-issue) Rise Records Re-Master[34]
2012 Poison the Well (band) The Opposite of December (re-issue) Rise Records Re-Master[35]
2012 Vision of Disorder The Cursed Remain Cursed Candlelight Records Producer, Engineer[36][37]
2012 Thy Art Is Murder Hate Independent Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer[38][39]
2012 The Amity Affliction Chasing Ghosts Roadrunner Records Mixer, Masterer[40] #1 Debut on Australia's ARIA Charts[41]
2012 Miss May I Ballad of a Broken Man (single) Rise Records Writer
2012 Texas in July Texas in July Equal Vision Records Producer, Engineer, Masterer[42]
2012 For Today Immortal Razor & Tie Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer[43]
2012 Upon a Burning Body Red. White. Green. Sumerian Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer[44]
2011 Northlane Discoveries UNFD Mixer, Masterer[45]
2011 Hundredth (band) Let Go Mediaskare Records Mixer, Masterer
2011 Like Moths to Flames When We Don't Exist Rise Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer, Writer[46]
2011 Molotov Solution Insurrection Blkheart Group Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer[47]
2011 Structures Divided By Sumerian Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer, Writer[48]
2011 Stray from the Path Rising Sun Sumerian Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer[49]
2011 Fit for an Autopsy The Process of Human Extermination Black Market Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer
2011 The Human Abstract (band) Digital Veil eOne Music Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer[50]
2010 Shadows Fall Madness in Manila: Shadows Fall Live in the Philippines 2009 ILG Mixer, Masterer
2010 After the Burial In Dreams Sumerian Records Vocal Production[51]
2010 For Today Breaker Facedown Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer[52]
2010 Upon a Burning Body The World Is Ours Sumerian Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer[53]
2010 Reign Supreme Testing the Limits of Infinite Deathwish Inc. Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Masterer[54]
2010 Chiodos Illuminaudio Equal Vision Records Engineer[55]
2010 Four Year Strong Enemy of the World The Island Def Jam Music Group Engineer[56] Peak Billboard Chart positions: #47 Billboard 200; #10 Digital Albums; #6 Alternative Albums; #9 Top Rock Albums[57]
2009 Suicide Silence No Time to Bleed Century Media Records Engineer[58]
2005 Armor for Sleep What to Do When You Are Dead" Equal Vision Engineering

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