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Guitarist of Flordia based metal band Trivium. At the age of 23, Matt has had considerable success for a young artist. Trivium has garnered a large following in Europe and they are now trying to achieve the same success in North America.
He plays a Dean MKH 7-string, white with the japanese flag on it.

His favorite bands include Metallica, Pantera, Queen, Megadeth, In Flames, Hate Eternal, Rammstein, Iron Maiden, Emperor, Mayhem and The Beatles

Although a very devoted fan of heavy music Matt has stated on his Trivium website bio that he was greatly influenced by The Beatles and that they are one of his favorite bands.

Matthew’s success did not come easily. He claims to have practiced eight hours a day to learn guitar when he was 12 years old, right through until present day. Matt currently plays a 7-string guitar Custom Dean Model. He uses 6-string guitars for Trivium's first two albums, Standard and Drop D Tuning on Ember to Inferno and drop D on Ascendancy. On their third record, The Crusade, he returns to standard tuning on his 6 and 7 string guitars. Heafy confesses that his next project would be to start a black metal band, but not for some time.

He plays a Dean MKH 7-string, white with the japanese flag on it.
Fake metalhead : Matt Heafy is a shitty guitarist. John5 rules!

Metalhead: Hears a snap as he snaps the fake metal heads neck.
by /b/anger January 27, 2009
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