This year marks the 30th anniversary of Billy Idol’s debut album, Billy Idol. One legendary guitarist to collaborate with the punk rocker throughout the years is Steve Stevens. Most of us only dream of owning something played and signed by a legendary musician, but Stephens has paired up with Godin Guitar and JamPlay.com to give one lucky winner a new, autographed Godin Redline 3 guitar.
“These are really nice guitars. I’ve been dealing with Godin guitars for 15 years now and I wouldn’t steer you wrong,” said Stevens.
The guitar is Floyd Rose equipped and includes active EMG-81 pickups in the bridge and an active EMG-85 in the neck for scorching, high-output tones. Best of all, the guitar is signed by Steve Stevens. The winner will also receive a year’s worth of guitar lessons on JamPlay.com.
Stevens features guitar lessons on JamPlay.com, teaching guitar students how to play Billy Idol classics like “Rebel Yell,” “White Wedding,” “Flesh for Fantasy” and “Eyes Without a Face.”
“My favorite Billy Idol song to perform is probably Eyes without a Face,” said the guitarist. “Between Billy’s crooning voice, the great melody, my use of acoustic guitar, heavy riff guitar in the middle and a good use of sonic effects, it encapsulates everything a great Billy Idol song should have.”
Those who enter the contest will also get the chance to win a membership to JamPlay.com. The second place winner will win a 12 month membership, third place will win a three month membership and fourth place will win a one month membership.
“I paired up with JamPlay because of the quality of lessons,” Stevens said. “The people who run the company have a genuine love of the guitar, and I think that shows.”
Head over to JamPlay.com right now to enter the contest, check out the autographed guitar and see a preview of Stevens’ guitar lessons.
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Alyssa Vincent is a music enthusiast and blogger in Salt Lake City. She graduated from the University of Utah with a degree is mass communications.