Charlie Griffiths – HARBINGER

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Charlie Griffiths is a guitarist/guitar instructor based in Surrey (UK). He is best known for his technical riffing in UK metal band ‘Harbinger’. Charlie has a vast knowledge of musical styles and tons of live performance experience. Fusing his love for melody, competent technique and diversity Charlie has forged a progressive playing style that not only sees him through the extreme sides of metal but also performing styles such as blues, funk, rock and soul.
Prior to his work in ‘Harbinger’ Charlie released two EP’s with Progressive Death Metal outfit ‘Doomed From Day One’ and since then has gone on to releasing another two EP’s with Harbinger. EP ‘Human Dust’, being released through UK label ‘Basick Records’. Harbinger now have an impressive catalogue of shows under their belts, having recently toured the UK with Loathe, performances at UK Tech Fest, Euroblast Festival in Germany and sharing stages with the likes of The Black Dahlia Murder, Aborted and Textures. 2017/2018 now makes way for their debut full length.
As well as writing and performing original music, Charlie runs his own guitar tuition company ‘CG Guitar’. Please see links below for website.


Find out more at the following links:

HARBINGER Facebook Page

Charlie Griffiths Facebook Page

HARBINGER YouTube Channel

CG Guitar YouTube Channel

CG Guitar Website

Carillion Facebook Page

Carillion YouTube Channel


Charlie plays a Polaris 6.

— SPEC —

– Polaris 6.
– Set neck construction.
– Reversed Classic headstock.
– 26.5″ scale length.

– Quilted Maple top.
– Black Limba body.
– Pale Moon Ebony fingerboard, bound in Ebony.
– 9 piece flamed Maple / Ebony laminate neck.
– Sperzel locking tuners.
– Bare Knuckle pickups.
– Hipshot locking tuners.
– Luminlay side dots.
– Stainless Steel frets.
– Polyester lacquered / High gloss.

Image credit: Oli Duncanson / Guy Alexander / Theo Harvey.