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Bill Kelliher of Mastodon using the Lace Dissonant aggressors based on the Nitro-Hemi pickup - heavy metal pickups, progressive metal, sludge metal, stoner metal, groove metal, alternative metal, technical death metal guitar pickups.

Bill Kelliher of Mastodon's Signature Set - Dissonant Aggressors

Bill Kelliher, lead guitarist for modern metal trailblazers and three-time Grammy Award nominees MASTODON has collaborated with Lace on the most sacrosanct of six-string subjects - his own signature guitar pickups! Bill came to us to realize his vision of a sonically versatile humbucker pickup set with superior dynamic response, unparalleled sustain and impeccable tone. The resultant creation entitled “Dissonant Aggressors” offers to you, the same tone tools as one of metal’s brightest stars. Use them like Bill does to blaze your own metal music trail!

Bill Kelliher Metal Guitar Styles

Mastodon's Bill Kelliher is a metal guitar hero - known for shredding Heavy Metal and many of the Metal Guitar sub genre's - Progressive Metal, Sludge Metal, Stoner Metal, Groove Metal, Alternative Metal, Technical Death Metal and Modern Metal.

Now available in Black Powder Coat and Chrome.

Bill Kelliher Metal Pickup Specs

  • Position:Neck
  • Resistance:13.7k
  • Inductance:6.0 henries
  • 2380 Hz peak frequency
  • Position:Bridge
  • Resistance:17.8k,
  • Inductance:8.4 henries
  • 1955 Hz peak frequency

All Hard Rocking sound clips include a split pickup mode sound midway through the clip.
Recording Engineer:
Bill Metoyer

Credits: Slayer (Show No Mercy, Haunting the Chapel, Hell Awaits), Trouble (The Skull), Corrosion of Conformity, Six Feet Under, Armored Saint, etc.

Website: Skull Seven


JCM800 2203 100 watt head (reissue) with Marshall 4x12 1960B cabinet loaded with Celestion Vintage speakers. *Brand new Ruby EL34 power amp tubes and brand new Groove Tubes 12ax7 (Russian) preamp tubes.

Presence: 8
Bass: 10
Middle: 10
Treble: 8
Pre Amp: 10
Master: 3


Fender Twin Reverb (hand wired)

(Channel 1)
Bright Switch: Engaged
Volume: 2.5
Treble: 6
Middle: 2
Bass 4.5


Shure SM57

Recording platform:
Pro Tools HD version 6x

Buy Bill Kelliher's Signature Guitar Pickups here - Mastodon Lead Guitarist Bill Kelliher.