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Category Archives: Cool Guitars

Cool guitars from the furthers corners of the Internet. This category is a collection of what we consider to be the coolest guitars you can find.

Hutchinson Guitar Concepts Cafe Racer & Viking Explorer

Written on July 16, 2014 at 6:25 pm, by Jon

Hutchinson Guitar Concepts Cafe Racer

hutchinson cafe racer
This guitar from Hutchinson Guitar Concepts began life as a humble Gibson Melody Maker which HGC proceeded to hot rod into the rather splendid motorcycle inspired CafĂ© Racer. Being a fan of Cafe Racer …

New PRS S2 Semi-hollow Guitars

Written on July 10, 2014 at 10:02 am, by Jon

PRS Guitars is expanding its US made S2 Series of affordable but quality guitars with the inclusion of 3 new Semi-hollow designs, the S2 Custom 22 Semi-Hollow, S2 Mira Semi-Hollow and S2 Singlecut Semi-Hollow. PRS only just announced a small

Gibson ES – Les Paul, the combination of two classic models

Written on July 3, 2014 at 8:05 am, by Jon

Gibson ES - Les Paul
As Gibson put it on their website, the ES – Les Paul is “the ultimate marriage of solid and semi”… Couldn’t have put it better myself! Ok so maybe that could have been phrased a little better but it sums …

Phil Collen’s Custom Jackson X-STROYER

Written on June 26, 2014 at 9:32 am, by Jon

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My first CD I owned (not long after CD’s had replaced Cassettes) was Def Leppard’s “Hysteria”, my early memories of the band include Steve Clarke with a white Les Paul and Phil Collen with a number of custom Jackson guitars …

Electra Guitars Phoenix S

Written on June 24, 2014 at 8:33 am, by Jon

Electra Phoenix S
This is an interesting guitar from Electra, the Phoenix S is based off the vintage Electra Phoenix X110 but this model actually has a much more vintage look than the X110 thanks to the sharper lines and deeper scooped curves. …

Jackson Custom Select 2014 Special Run

Written on June 23, 2014 at 9:45 am, by Jon

Jackson Guitars are building a special run of Custom Select guitars for 2014 hand built in the USA. There are 12 models available including the Jackson Custom Shop Limited Edition 30th Anniversary Soloist

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This master-built limited-run homage to the godfather

PRS Custom 24 Semi-Hollow small batch run

Written on June 20, 2014 at 6:57 pm, by Jon

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I’ve always liked the look of PRS semi-hollowbody guitars, Emil Werstler has a particularly nice model that he uses a lot for recording. I assume that the models I have seen are either customs or just not Custom 24 versions …

Video Documenting Joe Fenton Painting Mark Tremonti’s Custom PRS Guitar

Written on May 24, 2014 at 9:36 pm, by Jon


Back in March I shared a photo of a very special PRS Tremonti guitar that had hand painted by Joe Fenton for none other than Mark Tremonti himself. The guitar looked pretty amazing so I was very happy to find …

#AskSlash Episode 1 – Learning to play guitar

Written on May 21, 2014 at 11:23 pm, by Jon


In the first episode of #AskSlash, Slash answers questions submitted about learning to play the guitar.

Fender Reclaimed Wood Guitars

Written on May 12, 2014 at 10:24 am, by Jon

fender reclaimed wood series
This quirky new series from Fender is a run of guitars made from reclaimed and recycled Pine and Redwood which have a very distinctive look, Pine has been used since the birth of the Telecaster by Leo Fender and has …