Adam Cooper's award winning GuitarGeek rig illustrations have appeared in GuitarPlayer, Total Guitar UK, Guitarist, Alternative Press, History of Marshall Amplifiers, Roland/Boss User Guides, Ibanez Steve Vai Jemini & Paul Gilbert Airplane Flanger Instruction Manuals, Swervedriver's "Juggernaut Rides" CD as well as the longest running monthly column in Guitar World Magazine's history: Vulgar Display of Power. Before launching GuitarGeek.Com, Adam published the highly respected music zine, Whirlpool, which was distributed worldwide via major record store chains. As a guitarist and songwriter, he formed the band Alison's Halo which released two critically acclaimed records and secured coveted slots with bands like The Verve, Ultra Vivid Scene, Curve, Jimmy Eat World, Of Montreal, Butterfly Child, The Apples In Stereo, Gin Blossoms, The Boo Radleys, Stereophonics, Medicine, Lovesliescrushing, Bailter Space and many others.
About the Contributor
Chet Haun is a professional guitar & bass tech who has toured the world with A-List guitarists, bands & musicians such as Slash, Velvet Revolver, John 5 of Rob Zombie, Gus G of Ozzy Osbourne, Scott Ian of Anthrax, Mike Mushok of Staind, Dan Estrin of Hoobastank, Josh Rand & Shawn Economaki of Stone Sour, Tony Rombola of Godsmack, Counting Crows, Pink & Ashlee Simpson. When he's not on the road, Chet runs a custom guitar repair shop and website, Haun Of All Trades, that performs expert guitar setups, restrings, adjustments, pickup installation, re-wiring, modifications, re-frets, nuts, fret dressing, headstock repairs, amp repairs, pedal board wiring, rig consultations, programming, and more.