Ernie Ball: Striking A Chord
Maddi Schieferstein, John Petrucci's Tech
May 15, 2020 · 36 min
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Maddi Schieferstein first crossed paths with John Petrucci in 1998 when Deep Purple was touring with Dream Theater. At the time Maddi was the bass tech for Deep Purple, but as any true gearhead would, he took an interest in Petrucci’s extensive rig. Little did he know that in time he would come to know that rig better than anyone on the planet. In this episode Maddi Schieferstein, guitar tech to John Petrucci, answers questions solicited from fans online. Topics include changing strings and adjusting string height, as well as JP’s guitar collection and pre-show rituals.
Intro Music: Lightning from a Gun by Eat The Wolf
Outro Music: The Vacant Shapes
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