Zach Myers on Shinedown's new album, Planet Zero: “It's the sound of a band in a room playing rock 'n' roll – I think a lot of our fans missed that”

Shinedown's Zach Myers performs onstage
(Image credit: Scott Dudelson/Getty Images)

“I am not an impressive guitar player in the sense of impressive guitar players, but come see a live show and you’ll never hear me miss a note – that's kind of where my strengths lie. But you know, I got a vibrato that'll slay…”

Zach Myers does what he does, and there’s no denying that he does it well. The same goes for his band, too. 

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Chris Schwarten

Chris is a contributor to Guitar World and MusicRadar with around 20 years of guitar playing experience – including writing for and recording various projects for around 15 of those. Outside of practical experience, he’s studied music throughout his life, with a particular focus on composition at university. He’s something of a 90s tragic and a sucker for anything with a groovy, metallic edge or psych and stoner vibes. Outside of music, he’s an avid cook, gardener, and rugby league lover.