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Fit For An Autopsy’s Pat Sheridan: why switching to Mayones guitars was “one of the best moves I’ve made in my life”

New Jersey’s metal bruisers Fit For An Autopsy are known for their punishing take on deathcore, and founding guitarist Pat Sheridan has been the backbone of the band’s end-of-days riffery, as showcased to brutal effect on new album The Sea Of Tragic Beasts, available from today (opens in new tab).

Ahead of the band’s comprehensive US tour in support of their latest effort, Sheridan shared a few details about his custom Mayones Duvell Elite electric guitar that made his decision to switch “one of the best moves I’ve made in my life”.

Besides a quilt-top mahogany body and maple neck with ebony fingerboard, the seven-string packs some killer hardware, including a Hipshot hardtail bridge and pickups from the USA’s own Guitarmory.

You can hear this very axe in action during Fit For An Autopsy’s US tour, which continues through October and November - for full dates, visit Nuclear Blast (opens in new tab).

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Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar (opens in new tab), Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as the best part of 20 years performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe (opens in new tab).