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James Pickett


DATE OF BIRTH: 22.06.1986

HEIGHT: 6’5″

WEIGHT: 250 lbs

YEAR STARTED PLAYING: I started March 23rd, 2002, the day that changed my life. Bought a killer Fender P-Bass pack for $250 at GC.  Bought an Ibanez Iceman (a la Paul Stanley) later that week.  End of story. Backing vocals and high screams in CELLADOR since October 2012.

EQUIPMENT: I am a big believer in time and talent over tone.  But good gear extenuates the possibility for good practice.

  • Schecter Custom 4-String Faux Maple top
  • Lakland Skyline Series Walnut Top 4 String
  • 1997 Washburn AC-130 acoustic-electric guitar
  • Sennheiser e935 Mics
  • Mesa Big Block 750 Bass Rig
  • Mesa Boogie Big Block Cab (4×10, 1×15)
  • Cable to amp ( No pedals necessary)
  • Dunlop Tortex .73mm picks(yellow)
  • D’darrio EXL170S Nickel Wound Reg. Light Gauge .45-.100s
  • EMG Custom pickups
  • Mogami instrument and Planet Waves speaker cables
  • Bartolini pickups


FAVORITE BANDS: Priest, Maiden, Sabbath, Pantera, Megadeth, Old ‘Tallica, Alice in Chains, Anthrax, BLS, Heart, Led, Edguy, Sublime, Snot, Triggerfish, CCR, Michael Jackson, Kiss, Lamb of God, Gov’t Mule, Racer X,  Devin Townsend, Strapping Young Lad, Robert Randolph, Buddy Guy, Tool, Rush, and last but not least… Type O Negative

FAVORITE FOOD: Chipotle steak burrito, black beans, white rice, hot sauce, some green chili (if I am feeling sassy), sour cream, fresh romaine, and cheese….. side of chips and guac with Chipotle Tabasco in the guac…. Pibb Extra, booyah

FAVORITE DRINK: Whiskey/Coke, Anything single malt, I am going through a period of pale ales right now, Simply Limeade (heavily wattered down), tap water

INTERESTS: Home improvement projects and beating up hippies