|Birth name Eric Peterson|
Years active 1983–present
Origin Berkeley, California
Name Eric Peterson
Instruments Guitar, vocals
|Born May 14, 1964 (age 51) (1964-05-14) |
Labels Roadrunner, Nuclear Blast
Music groups Testament (Since 1983), Dragonlord
Genres Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Death metal, Black metal
Albums The New Order, Practice What You Preach, Souls of Black, The Legacy, Dark Roots of Earth
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Eric peterson lesson guitar and riffs
Eric Peterson (born May 14, 1964) is an American guitarist. He is best known as the only constant member of the US thrash metal band Testament. Peterson has also formed a side project black metal band called Dragonlord, in which he plays guitar and also sings. In Testament, Peterson was originally a rhythm guitarist while Alex Skolnick handled all lead work. More recently though, Peterson plays leads along with Skolnick.
- Eric peterson lesson guitar and riffs
- Eric peterson practice what you preach 1 guitar lesson
- With Legacy
- With Testament
- With Dragonlord
- With Leah McHenry
- As guest
- Guitar Rig Signal Flow
His father was of Swedish descent and his mother was of Mexican descent.
Peterson was married to Kirk Hammett's ex-wife Rebecca, with whom he has one child. They are now divorced.
Peterson's main guitars have been Gibson models for most of his career in Testament, primarily a black Explorer model and a Les Paul. Recently however, he is endorsing Dean Guitars and has been using his own signature Dean V guitar.
Eric peterson practice what you preach 1 guitar lesson
With Leah McHenry
Guitar Rig & Signal Flow
A detailed gear diagram of Eric Peterson's 2006 Testament guitar rig is well-documented.