Michael Vaucher - Guitars

In Emerald since...

The very beginning… (1995)



My most used guitars:

Gibson Les Paul ”Emerald custom” guitar

Dean Razorback Dimebag “Lightning” guitar

Jackson Randy Rhoads guitar

ESP LTD Deluxe guitar

Takamine Acoustic guitar


Hughes & Kettner Switchblade Top

Marshall Box


Other Bands / Projects

Only Emerald but with all my passion and power !


Favorite Emerald Songs

Eye Of The Serpent (feat. George Call)

Witches Tower

Across The Sea

The Secret Agenda (feat. Sean Peck)

Emerald Knights

Through The Storm

Ridden By Fear


Favorite Bands

Iron Maiden, Crimson Glory, Virgin Steele, Savatage, Running Wild, Pink Floyd, Dare, Helstar, Slayer, Omen, Agent Steel, W.A.S.P., Flotsam & Jetsam, Axxis, Bruce Dickinson, Accept, Dio, Metal Church, Motörhead, Fifth Angel, Exodus, Warlock/Doro, Manowar, Bad Religion, Testament, Helloween, Heir Apparent, Pretty Maids, Cinderella, Judas Priest, Axel Rudi Pell, Avantasia, Cloven Hoof, Recon, King Diamond, Medieval Steel, Cage and many more…


Favorite Musicians

First of all my bandmates Thomas Vaucher, Julien Menth, Vania Truttmann, Al Spicher and Mace Mitchell ! Besides, Steve Harris, Bruce Dickinson, Adrian Smith, Dave Murray, Jon Oliva, David DeFeis, David Gilmour, Darren Wharton, James Rivera, Doro, Rock’n’Rolf, Axel Rudi Pell, Gary Moore (R.I.P.), Michael Kiske, Jeff Waters, Lemmy (R.I.P.), Hans Zimmer


Favorite Movies

The Lord Of The Rings Trilogie, The Hobbit Trilogie, Braveheart, Indiana Jones 1-4, The Rock, Heat, This Is Spinal Tap, Still Crazy, Rock Of Ages, Almost Famous, Airheads, Detroit Rock City. Rock Star, Anvil – The Movie, School Of Rock, Tenacious D The Pick of Destiny, Highlander, Pirates Of The Caribbean 1-4, Die Hard 2, Rambo 1-4, Predator, Gladiator, National Lampoon's Vacation, European Vacation, Christmas Vacation, Vegas Vacation


Favorite TV Shows

The X-Files, Sons Of Anarchy, Californication, Game of Thrones, Lost, The Walking Dead, Fear The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, Weeds, Tales From The Crypt, Married With Children


Favorite Books

Herr der Ringe, Stephen King: Friedhof der Kuscheltiere, Es, Tommyknockers, Frühling Sommer Herbst und Tod, Die Augen des Drachen, In einer kleinen Stadt, Schlaflos, The Green Mile, Erich von Däniken: Der Götter-Schock, Die Augen der Sphinx, David Icke: Der Löwe erwacht, Das grösste Geheimnis, Thomas Vaucher: Der Löwe von Burgund, Hutätä, Winterhelden, Band-Musiker-Biographien: Mötley Crüe - The Dirt, Iron Maiden, Rainbow, Lemmy, Grave Digger, Ozzy, Dave Mustaine, Rudolf Schenker, Saxon, Black Sabbath, Slash u.v.m.



Meine Familie, Gitarre spielen, alles rund um Emerald (Proben, Konzerte spielen, Songs und Lyrics schreiben etc.), Musik hören, meine LP-Sammlung (besonders meine Iron Maiden-Sammlung), Konzerte besuchen, Kino, Lesen


Favorite Food

Schnitzel mit Pommes ohne Gemüse ;-)  Fondue Chinoise, Orange Chicken vom Panda Express


Favorite Drinks

As Juscht’s Emerald Beer, Auchentoshan Single Malt Whisky, Whisky-Cola, Bloody Mary


Thoughts on Emerald

I love it to rock with my bandmates, to perform on stage and to write songs and record them for an album. This is my passion and I can’t wait to enter the stage again with the new Emerald Line-up and bring out the new long awaited Emerald album !


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Mace Mitchell

Julien Menth

Michael Vaucher

Vania Truttmann

Thomas Vaucher

Al Spicher


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