Buying Signature Guitars from Artists I Don’t Know?

I keep adding signature guitars to my collection, even from artists I don't listen to..!? Let's dive into it.

I've got quite a collection here, including guitars like the Paul Gilbert signature FRM100 and the EVH Wolfgang Standard. But truth be told, I'm not a die-hard fan of these artists. So why do I keep getting their signature models?

First off, these guitars offer something radically different from your standard models. They're the product of years of experimentation and customisation by the artists themselves, resulting in unique specs and features you won't find elsewhere.

Take the FRM100, for example. It's got stacked single-coil pickups for a versatile range of tones and a Gibson-like scale length. And let's not forget the unique body shape, reminiscent of an Iceman turned upside down. It's a guitar that demands attention and offers a fresh playing experience.

Then there's the EVH Wolfgang Standard, paying homage to the legendary Eddie Van Halen. Now, I've never been a die-hard Van Halen fan, but this guitar caught my eye with its bolt-on neck and unique pickup configuration. It's a versatile instrument that pushes me to explore new playing styles.

But here's the thing: I didn't buy these guitars because I was a fan of the artists. I bought them because they intrigued me. They offered something different from the standard Fenders and Gibsons, and I wanted to see what they had to offer.

And you know what? I'm glad I did. These guitars have opened up new doors for me creatively. They've forced me to step out of my comfort zone and explore new playing techniques. And in the process, I've discovered new tones and textures that I never would have found otherwise.

So, the next time you're in the market for a new guitar, don't just stick to the tried and true models. Take a chance on something different. You never know what you might discover.


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