David Schneider is a German guitarist based in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, where he plays in death/crust/doom band Hinrichten, and alt-rock band Vitalis. He has a master's degree in ethnomusicology and systematic musicology, and did research on perceptions of authenticity in the metal scene, as well as the perception and psychology of film music. Schneider is also co-owner of Albor Custom Guitars.
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