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The Ultimate Warmoth Custom ?

The ZZ Zulu Warlord is a unique furry monster guitar that was found on Craigslist. The Zulu Warlord guitar is covered in deerskin hide and has steer horns, giving it this wild and ferocious, yet funny appearance. As an added touch, the volume and tone knobs are sheep...

I’ve Been Hypnotized For 2 Hours by This Guitar

Really... Clic the picture for a larger view then stare at it ! Bye Bye... See ya in 2 hours! The guitar is a Charvel that was exhibited at NAMM 2010 next to a Clockwork Orange movie label ! Source

Headless Bass with a Headstock !

The early-1970s Bunker Pro-Bass was a radical instrument for its time, even though it wasn't unusual for its inventor, Dave Bunker. Bunker was granted a patent on a headless guitar in May 1966 which he filed for in March 1965. source The ProStar series originated from...

It Looks Like a Guitar But I Don’t Know What it is…

Is it a guitar ? Is it a synth ? Is it some sort of ancient alien weapon that could destroy the Earth ? I don't think I want to know anyway !

Only a Patrick Flying Starfish is Good Enough

This is so wrong in so many ways that it escapes the realm of the guitar fail. The SpongeBob SquarePants' Patrick Starfish guitar is one of those rare guitars that make us say : It is so wrong that it must be right ! Source

Sweet Things

It's like this guitar is trying to emulate the sound of sizzling fries, I wonder how it will sound for real ! Extra crispy crunch ? Anyway, me hungry ! Bolin Frybox Sweet Things guitar made by John Bolin of Bolin Guitars

Cupcakes on a Guitar… Yummy !

Wait, WHAT ? These are not cupcakes shaped knobs ? I don't know about you but whatever these are, I'm not sure I want to be licking my guitar knobs, even if they do look that delicious. Looks like a recipe for a sticky mess.

Phoenix Guitar

This Charvel Phoenix was designed, built, and painted by Jim O'Connor in 1985 ! We burn it, and it keeps coming back to life by arising from the ashes ! Source

Sweet and Hot Peppers Guitar

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Josh Klinghoffer could use this guitar to spice up things a little... Or maybe not ! One thing for sure, the Sweet and Hot Peppers guitar has more varieties than a Chipotle menu. But can it plays as hot as it looks ? The Sweet and Hot Peppers by...

Cadillac Billy Bo

Considering it's not even a Gretsch Billy Bo (Sometimes Guitar Fail fails at identifying some axes) and it's more likely to be a modified Duesenberg with a Billy-Bo-ish back ! Simple math : Gretsch Billy-Bo = NICE |Cadillac = NICE Cadillac + Billy-Bo = Meh !

Beauty in Imperfection ?

Who needs precision when you have a guitar that's close enough? Looks like the guitar maker ran out of supplies and just said 'Meh ! That's good enough!' The transparent pickguard that showcases the inner workings of the guitar is a good idea. At least, you can see...

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An Ode to Creativity or Fertility ?

I heard that this guitar is really fertile. It's got plenty of seeds for making sweet music. I guess the giant sperm on the guitar represent the creative juices flowing into it. Or maybe it's just a reminder of where good ideas go to die. But, you know what they say :...

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Humbuckers Madness

6 guitars and 24 humbuckers, I'm pretty sure you'll never run out of sound options with that much firepower. I bet if you played all 6 at once, it would create a sonic boom that could bring down buildings. That must be one loud family - Source

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Trump-Carved Guitar Making Strings Great Again?

It's not a guitar, it's a covfefe ! Given the reptilian skin they gave it, it's not sure if that's a poorly executed taxidermy project of Donald Trump, or an attempt to subtly disclose the real nature of Donald Trump. Who knows ? At least it's not as bad as a...

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CUSTOM WORKS & REPAIRS

The Funkiest DIY Acoustic Pickup Ever !

The best comment about this guitar pickup : "Yay, you nailed it. Really, you nailed it. haha". Besides that the placement of the output jack and the Givson sticker are quite funny. (via @leinadfr)

PICKUPS MADNESS

The Most Versatile Les Paul Ever !

Probably the ugliest ever too !! So photoshop or not photoshop ? Anyway, could you imagine how such a Les Paul would sound like ? Mixing the tones of a P-90, a Strat single-coil, a mini-humbucker and a humbucker : delightful or hellish sound ?

STRINGS THEORY

Really? Is That a Way To Mount Strings?

Is it to raise the tension on the E string? Is it because the guitarist was not fully awake when he changed the strings? We are investigating! Never seen such a Fender Japan logo either!

AMPS & EFFECTS

Pedalboard From Hell

Imagine how this pedalboard from hell would sound ! Probably something like this... Imagine a symphony of screeching metal, with the cries of a thousand tortured souls as the background music. That's the most probable sound of a pedalboard with seven Boss Metal Zone...

USELESS JUNK

Can’t Stand the Fingertip Pain When Playing Guitar ?

We've all been there ! Playing guitar is a lot of fun but every beginner ever has to pass the fingertip pain stage of learning to play. It's painful and frustrating, we know ! If you really can't stand this pain, get ready to look a little ridiculous then... Thanks to...

FUNNY STUFF

“Bassists Look Too Bored” – Mark Hopus at the International Bass Players Association

Brilliant ! This College Humor video is hilarious, and so true... What's wrong with static bass players, anyway ?! One might argue that bassists are not bored. Oh no, they're just deep in concentration keeping a poker face to channel their inner bass gods while...

SIGNS, LABELS & NAMES

Warning : Do Not Stick This Amp In Your Mouth

You know... Because of choking hazard ! This warning label can be found inside the Blackheart Killer Ant head ! Though, it must be admitted that the Killer Ant amplifier could fit in a very big mouth, why would someone stick it in their mouth ? That's the real...

HACKS & GUIT-ART

Guitar Umbrella

I never use an umbrella but I would use the one below! This is a creation of students from the School of Visual Arts MFA Designer as Author.

GUITAR FAIL QUOTES

Les Paul Robot Cutting Edge Technology

The Les Paul Robot guitar uses cutting edge technology so you can play perfectly out of tune with the least effortAnonymous Can't argue with that !

ADS, CLASSIFIEDS & MEDIA

Fix That Bridge… Goddammit !

When a guitar bridge looks like a drawbridge, that means someone has to fix it !

DISASTERS & MASSACRES

Guitars Mass Grave

I don't know the context of this picture. Is it a container full of counterfeit Gibson guitars ? Is it the result of the Nashville flood a few years back ? Regardless of the context, I think this guitars mass grave is gonna make me cry !

PERFORMANCES

Miserable Freak Guitarist

And, BOOM ! At the 0:08 mark, the guitar had its revenge ! https://youtu.be/iRpjHd2ibpg

STORIES

This is NOT a Guitar !

Ok ! The simple fact that a quadriplegic man can move his fingers to use a video game controller is awesome news ! But still... This is NOT a guitar, dammit !

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Kirk Hammett’s Awkward Comment is… Very Awkward !

So, on the topic of KHDK guitar pedals he co-founded, Kirk thinks that "it's the first time you'll see a pedal company actually being driven by an actual guitar player." That comment is so awkward unless an "actual guitar player" can only be one who plays in a very...

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