Australian based guitarist and producerÂ Paul Wardingham, released his critically acclaimed debut solo instrumental album, "Assimilate Regenerate", on February 21st 2011 throughÂ Enigmatic Records.Â
Described as "Instrumental Cyber Metal",Â Wardingham'sÂ style combines 7-string mechanical metal grooves, melodic choruses, industrial synths and other-worldly technical solos, reminicent of artists such asÂ Steve Vai,Â Devin Townsend,Â Scar Symmetry,Â Fear FactoryÂ andÂ Meshuggah.Â In less than a year,Â WardinghamÂ has quickly gained a legion of fans from all over the world and received praise from guitar legendsÂ Dino CazaresÂ (Fear Factory and Divine Heresy) andÂ Jeff LoomisÂ (Nevermore) among others, for his awe-inspiring guitar work, impressive compositions and production. Wardingham'sÂ guitar concepts were showcased on the leading websiteGuitarMessenger.comÂ in his featured video lesson, "Future Metal Shred".WardinghamÂ also appeared onÂ Universum'sÂ latest album "Mortuus Machina", contributing a guest solo on the track "Aeon Displacementâ€. The album also featured vocalistsÂ Christian AlvestamÂ (Scar Symmetry, Solution .45),Â Tommy TuovinenÂ (myGRAIN), guitaristsÂ Tomy LaistoÂ (Mors Principium Est),Â Marios IliopoulosÂ andÂ Olof MorckÂ (Nightrage).Â In 2006,Â The Collins/Wardingham Project,Â a collaboration with Australian drum phenomenonÂ Grant Collins, released their progressive metal fusion album 'Interactive'Â throughÂ Enigmatic Records. Paul is currently working on a follow up album titledÂ 'The Human Affliction',scheduled for release mid - 2014.