Carlos Rodriguez | Aristides Instruments

Aristides guitars

“This is like having a Corvette! You just can’t stop staring at it… The construction is flawless, the upper frets access is ridiculous, the neck shape is perfect, and Arium brings a whole new dimension of character, clarity, mid growl and sustain for eons. Love it!”

Carlos Rodriguez


Influenced by low tuned guitarists 15 years ago, Carlos made his own metal career as one of the most influential underground musicians of Ecuador. As a producer and guitarist of 2 of the most brutal bands in the region: DESCOMUNAL and COLAPSO, he has recorded 6 albums, played in some of the most renowned festivals in the continent and shared stage with bands like Lamb of God, Cannibal Corpse, The Black Dahlia Murder Fear Factory, Hatebreed, Testament, Obituary, As I Lay Dying, Heaven Shall Burn, Madball, Poison the Well, Darkest Hour, Job for a Cowboy, Confronto, Paura, Comeback Kid, etc. His main band, Descomunal is considered one of the most important live acts in South America nowadays.