Kristian Kohle is one of the most sought-after Metal Producers in Europe. Starting out as a musician, Kristian has been playing, engineering and producing Rock and Metal for over 20 years.
Kohlekeller Studio, located in the middle of Germany, offers music productions and is specialized on metal and hardcore and heavy rock music since 1999. In the last ten years, they have worked with bands from all over Europe!
Kristian has been producing mainly metal, hardcore punk and rock productions in his coal cellar studio. He has worked as a music producer and sound engineer with bands such as Crematory, Powerwolf, Eskimo and more!
One of his greatest successes was in 2013, the placement of the Powerwolf album Preachers of the Night at number 1 in the German album charts. The album also reached chart positions in Switzerland, Austria, Sweden and Finland. Also, the album Revolter by the band Dymytry, which went platinum in the Czech Republic.
As a musician, Kristian founded his solo project Another Perfect Day in 2009, in which he played all the instruments himself except for the drums. The debut The Gothenburg Post Scriptum (2010) and the subsequent EP Four Songs for the Left Behind (2012) were released by Supreme Chaos Records. Another Perfect Day’s music is complex, progressive metal.
In January 2019, Kristian was the first German music producer to be invited to Nail the Mix, the largest American online audio school around the URM Academy, which was founded by music producer Joey Sturgis, as part of his production of Aborted’s Terrorvision.
In cooperation with the guitar pedal manufacturer Klirrton, he released a distortion pedal called Grindstein in 2019, which recreates the sound of 90s death metal in a modern form.
Kristian also released a course on High Gain Guitar Tone Crafting with Pro Mix Academy, where you get a step-by-step guide to creating skull-crushing, professional guitar tones.
Watch the video below to learn more about Kristian Kohle and how he creates the best metal guitar tones!