Well, if you were a big fan of Creed than you’ll love the Paul Reed Smith Tremonti editions! Talk about crunch and bottom end – these signature models have got it. The PRS Guitars Mark Tremonti Signature Model features a wide-thin neck, a thicker headstock with Phase II locking tuners and a PRS tremolo bridge with trem-up routing for an extra pull-up of pitch. This signature guitar features two humbuckers with a three-way pickup selector on the upper bout and a volume and tone control for each pickup. Most of them come with Dimarzio pickups.
You might find a new or used PRS Mark Tremonti LTD or Signature model on ebay right now:
What better way to sound like Ozzy’s guitar player Zakk Wylde then to use the same strings he does? He was some awesome tone and a lot of beef to this sound. Here’s Zakk with Ozzy:
and here’s Zakk playing with his band “Black Label Society”:
Dunlop Zakk Wylde Incon Series Custom Electric Guitar Strings were developed to withstand the punishment of the reigning king of metal guitar. Extensive engineering and critical road testing by Zakk himself perfected an electric guitar string formula to work under the heaviest hands in rock. Zakk Wylde Signature Strings were designed around Dunlop High Tension technology with a bulked-up core wire for less breakage, long-life, and better definition and pitch retention at lowered tunings. Gauges .010, .013, .017, .036, .052, .060
Lots of people are raving about the Italia Maranello guitars because they are different right down to the sparkle finish and tone! I mean, for the money it’s simply hard to find in this price range a guitar of similar quality including ESP, PRS, Epiphone, etc. These are comparable to high level LP’s, and can be used for country, blues, classic rock, and even hard rock!
Featuring a maple body, figured maple top and maple neck. Two Wilkinson vintage-voiced alnico V pickups with a 3-way selection toggle provide plenty of options for both lead and rhythm. An Italia trapeze tailpiece and tune-o-matic bridge keep your intonation solid.
Here’s a video review of the Italia Maranello guitar:
Michael kelly is an american guitar manufacturer based out of Clearwater, Florida and owned by the same company that owns BC Rich guitars. They’ve become very popular in recent years because of their solid mahogany body and direct-set pickups. You even get coil taps, and the fit and finish on these is amazing.
Are you ready for a single cutaway with no sacrifices? One with every feature needed to build the ultimate guitar? Then the Michael Kelly Patriot Custom is your new favorite guitar. It starts with an extra deeply carved maple top on a hand-selected mahogany body. The set-in neck is tightly fit to assure maximum sustain and performance. Installed in this best-in-class body is a set of pickups developed especially for this guitar, built using the same classic all USA Made components as many collectible humbuckers. To give the Custom a high output edge while retaining a deep rich tone requires exacting specifications, including a special overwound technique. Normally, humbuckers are mounted from plastic rings, suspending them apart from the full vibration and tone of the body. These are attached directly to the maple and mahogany body to draw every ounce of sound out. The coil splitting allow you to switch each pickup from a full humbucker tone to a single-coil tone with a simple push-pull pot. An ebony fingerboard, recessed control knobs, Grover tuners, real abalone block inlays, TonePros locking bridge and an amazing flame maple top complete this amazing package.
Here’s the Guitar World Review of the Michael Kelly Custom:
Brian May is as well known for this guitar playing with the band Queen as he is for his guitar he originally hand-built with his father. It would figure with good reason that his signature line of guitars are well sought after today.
The Brian May Signature Electric Guitar features an acoustically chambered mahogany body, a dual truss rod mahogany neck, and ebony fingerboard. The pickups are Tri-Sonics that Brian sealed in Araldite adhesive to prevent microphonic feedback inherent with metal covered pickups. These are controlled by the original Brian May switching system with individual on/off and phase switches, one volume and one tone pot.The Brian May guitar is faithful to the spirit of Brian’s original ‘Red Special’, an instrument that has achieved iconic status and a unique place in rock history, and designed by Brian May himself. The Brian May Special is a stunning guitar, blessed with superb build quality, awesome playability and an astonishingly rich diversity of killer tones. In fact, it delivers everything you’d expect from an instrument built to the exacting standards of one of the world’s greatest guitarists but, in keeping with Brian’s vision of a “guitar for the people”, with an amazingly affordable price-tag that belies its’ superior appointments and performance.Without question one of the most eagerly anticipated instruments of the century. The original BMG replica was originally launched in winter 2001 to rapturous critical and public acclaim. UK Guitarist magazine hailed it as “Best Guitar of The Year” and theater audiences around the globe thrilled to the guitar’s sound in performance in the Queen musical “We Will Rock You.” But the story certainly didn’t end there. Brian, his long-standing guitar, technician Pete Malandrone and House Music have significantly improved upon the guitar’s overall construction as well as refining the bridge assembly, electronics, finishing and color choices. Simply put, one of the finest artist-designed production guitars is now even better.
Gauges: 9-11-16-26-36-46. Nanoweb coating permits electric guitar strings with the feel, bright tone, and punch of traditional strings. Elixirs are the first major innovation in guitar strings in over forty years, and they deliver what they promise: great tone and long life no matter what you put them on or how often you play.Elixir Plain Steel Strings are covered with an ultra-thin, space-age polymer tube that contacts the string on the tops of the windings only. This leaves the all-important winding-to-winding-to-core space free from the fear of the enemies of tone!In addition to an ultra-thin grunge-resistant tubular coating on the wound strings, Nanowebs now have a revolutionary Anti-Rust plating on the plain strings to extend their life too.Most players report that Elixir Strings keep sounding great 3 to five times longer than ordinary strings.
The Line 6 M13 Stompbox Modeler is a multi effects pedal that gives you the essential all-in-one guitar pedal experience. Features include a comprehensive collection of the most sought-after stompbox sounds, a full-featured looper and super-heavy-duty all-metal construction. Without complicated menus or presets, the Line 6 M13 Stompbox Modeler channels the soul and ease of a stompbox while providing you with dozens of guitar effects.Boasting over 75 immortal stompbox effects including distortions, reverbs, delays (including sounds from Line 6’s best-selling DL4 delay pedal), and so much more, reach into the M13 Stompbox Modeler for access to many of history’s most celebrated guitar sounds. Use up to 4 different sounds-or 4 of the same-simultaneously. Each effects pedal model features dedicated knobs for instant tweaking.The 28-second looper is always at the ready with dedicated footswitches for Play/Stop, Half-Speed, Reverse, Undo and more. All M13 Stompbox Modeler’s metal footswitches can withstand constant stomping and rock and roll-style abuse.Use any sound, in any arrangement, with any of the Line 6 M13 pedal’s 12 footswitches. Create different pedal board setups, or “scenes,” for instant recall of an entire gig’s or song’s stompbox sounds. Save a scene for your metal band, one for your Top 40 sessions you get the picture. No more tearing up hook and loop fabric just to change one or two pedals. Save up to 12 scenes and back them up to your computer using the MIDI in/out.Super-easy, super-solid and featuring a built-in chromatic tuner, toss M13 Stompbox Modeler on stage and hit the ground running.GENERATIONS OF SONIC TREASURES M13 Stompbox Modeler features over 75 sounds based on immortal fuzz boxes, delay pedals, reverbs, mods, filters and more-its even got a full-featured 28-second looper. It’s like having a gigantic pedal board stuffed into a convenient easy-to-use package. No complicated menus or presets, just a few dedicated knobs that channel the soul and ease of a stompbox.Line 6 stompbox modelers are heralded around the world for their legendary tones, stunning sonic capabilities and jaw-dropping versatility. On the stage and in the studio, experience celebrated modern and vintage distortions, delays, loopers, modulations, filters and so much more, and listen as they add color, depth and dimension to your music.
The Learn Rock Acoustic Combo for beginners is a fast, easy, effective program designed for someone with little or no guitar experience. It begins at the roots with an easy to follow look at basic chords, scales, finger picking and strum patterns. Learn key components of acoustic guitar, the basic of blues and the foundation of rock. By the end of this guitar instruction program you’ll be playing complete rock rhythms and songs. Included free with this book: a DVD with easy-to-follow playing demonstrations, a CD with professional backing tracks and playing examples and FREE web membership for 24/7 Online Lesson Support from Rock House!
The B.C. Rich Ironbird 1 is an electric guitar that takes you flying into the danger zone. Shredders, the highly requested Ironbird guitar is back! Armed with B.C. Rich’s high output B.D.S.M. tone seeking pickups Ironbird 1 is a formidable weapons platform. Neck-through construction provides incredible strength and resonance.B.C. Rich BDSM Pickups B.C. Rich designed their BDSM humbucking pickups to provide a solid sound and to be durable while delivering high output. BDSM stands for Broad Dynamic Sonically Matched. Which simply means that the pickup is designed to reproduce a wide range of frequencies accurately (broad dynamic). Then they are tested and matched in pairs (neck and bridge) by their inherent individual and signature tonal and output characteristics to give a solidly balanced tone (sonically matched).Beveled Top In many ways bevels on a top are similar to facets on a cut stone. They catch the light and reflect at different angles giving the instrument more of a three dimensional look.
The Epiphone Goth Thunderbird IV Bass guitar has great looks, action and tone. Classic Thunderbird lines are executed with a mahogany body and 34″-scale hard maple neck with a rosewood fretboard and Gothic inlay at the 12th fret. The pickguard is dressed up with a Celtic cross while the black-on-black hardware and satin black finish give it a decidedly dark demeanor. Two Thunderbird Plus pickups provide appropriate growl.
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