Will Wallner is an English rock guitarist and songwriter. His main influences are Ritchie Blackmore, Gary Moore and John Sykes. Together with Croatian singer Vivien Vain he signed a record deal in 2012 with Metal Mind Productions for the release of an album, called Will Wallner & Vivien Vain. The album was mixed by Gary Tole. It also features several guest musicians including Carmine Appice, Vinny Appice, Rudy Sarzo, Derek Sherinian, Jimmy Bain, Brian Tichy, Tony Carey and Tony Franklin. 'Will Wallner & Vivien Vain' was released on October 8, 2012.
He is also the lead guitarist for White WIzzard (Earache Record). His first show with the band was in Shibuya, Tokyo on May 12, 2012 at Club Quattro. In August 2012 he toured North America and Canada with White Wizzard and was featured on their single 'Torpedo Of Truth'. In 2013 he recorded guitar solos for White Wizzard's new album called "The Devils Cut". The album was produced by Ralph Patlan (Megadeth, MSG). 'The Devils Cut' was released on June 3rd in Europe via Earache records and on June 25th in North America via Century Media Records.
He is a graduate of the University of Portsmouth with a BSc in Music and Sound Technology.
Since 2012 he has been a regular contributor to Guitar World magazine with his weekly blog 'Bent Out of Shape'.