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Bud Dry Company Axe

This guitar was handed to the band, FOC, when a sponsorship from Budweiser was granted to support their US tours. It was a valuable sponsorship as they were provided with financial support, strings, pics, and an unlimited supply of beer. And no, it did not have to be...

Fat Lady Guitar

It ain't over till the fat lady sings...

The Alpaca “Go-Anywhere Adventure” Guitar

Yeah, it can go anywhere as long as it is far away from me ! via update : It appears that Alpaca Guitars experienced some difficulties with supplying their initial kickstarter investors with their promised Alpaca guitars. As a result, they are no longer producing or...

Too Much Pickguard Material?

You're customizing your acoustic guitar. Say you want to add a pickguard because it will protect your guitar, and it will look cool. You proceed. You sculpt the coolest shape you can. Obviously, you'll screw the pickguard because glue is overrated. And then you think...

You Can’t Tell the Female Form by Looking at the Butt

Spotted at Etsy... It is supposed to be a female form acoustic guitar. You know... They had to add details, because the curvaceous shape of a guitar is not reminiscent enough of a fantasized woman's hourglass figure, hahaha ! You can watch and hear the guitar on...

Frankensteinish SG Jazzmaster Guitar

Weird Frankenstein guitar, right ? These Big G III guitars were made by Dillion Guitars. Obviously, they were discontinued at the request of Gibson Guitars !

Worst Headstock Ever ?

This rather ugly headstock belongs to a Gibson 7 string steel semi-acoustic guitar. Only three of these guitars were hand-built in the 90s by luthier Roger Giffin when he worked for the Gibson Custom Shop. This guitar has such heavy-gauged strings on the bass side...

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...

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...

Bosch Guitar

For heavy metal demolition only... The Bosch Guitar was made by Specimen Products in 2008. The guitar features a 24-1/2 inch scale lengthmaple neck with an ebony fretboard. The body of the guitar is made of basswood, and it is equipped with a DiMarzio Fred pickup in...

Is it a Stratocaster from Outer Space ?

Is it some weird spaceship ? Is it a Stratocaster from outer space ? It looks like a Stratocaster went on a UFO ride and came back with some extra-terrestrial flair. The aliens must have been rockin' out to some Jimi Hendrix before they landed on Earth. No matter...

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What Doorbell ? What we Need is More Cowbell !

Honestly, the world needs more cowbell, and less doorbell. But hey, that's just me ! Too bad Boss themselves didn't came out with this DB-2 Doorbell thing. After all, they've made a Boss pedal mouse in the past. But as of now, it looks like Gear Ant and Acorn...

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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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CUSTOM WORKS & REPAIRS

DIY Acoustic Electric Guitar

DIY acoustic-electric guitar project checklist : Pickups combination: Good. Single volume (I guess) control : Good. Page/Hendrix toggle switch : Awesome ! The vibrato arm, though... It seems like pushing your luck a little bit too far.

PICKUPS MADNESS

Pickups Win

Welcome to the wheel of pickups fortune ! Look at this wheel filled with glamorous and exciting Seymour Duncan pickups ! There is a fine line between win and fail ! Obviously this one is a win because of it is a good set up to try out different guitar pickups ! But...

STRINGS THEORY

My Tremolo Doesn’t Stay in Tune… Part I

And you really wonder why?

AMPS & EFFECTS

Cat Eye LEDs FX Pedal

I never thought I'd see this anytime soon but I was wrong... Cats are everywhere !!! Noise Kick FX is an effects pedal builder that builds hand-made, hand-painted pedals in Baltimore, Maryland. They offer some awesome and hilarious designs.

USELESS JUNK

Who Needs GhostGuitar Augmented Air Guitar for iPhone ?

St Jobs*... Please don't let them do that!! The app uses the front-facing camera of the iPhone or iPad 2 to track your hands moving on your air guitar (i.e. your hands moving in the air). But you no longer have to imagine the sounds you're pumping out of your air...

FUNNY STUFF

What Would You Call This Pedal ?

That's the question... Shoot your answers in the comments below or on our Facebook page.  

SIGNS, LABELS & NAMES

The Golden Turdocaster

The Golden Turdocaster Original Custom Polished is the guitar you need to play your crappy riffs ! Oh I see. But most guitars can play crappy riffs ? Exactly. But this one has an auto-flush tremolo. It looks like a regular tremolo to me. Yeah. But these don't send...

HACKS & GUIT-ART

What Bassists do with Guitars…

Best coat rack ever and worst guitar use ever ! If I were to quit playing guitar, I'd probably still want to have a guitar around. I may add this to my home decor. Because what's better than a beautiful instrument hanging on your wall? A beautiful instrument holding...

GUITAR FAIL QUOTES

Biggest Guitarist Fear

My biggest fear is when I die, my wife will sell my guitars for what I told her they costAnonymous

ADS, CLASSIFIEDS & MEDIA

Reflection is a bitch !

Indeed, it is one of the very first rules pronounced at Guitar Fail ! Rule number one when you take a picture of a guitar is to get dressed ! Luckily, the dude kept his underwear on !

DISASTERS & MASSACRES

What’s That Buzz ?

If your guitar buzzes when not plugged in... Beware of the wasps ! A Melbourne man brought a guitar to Living Music that had been left in a shed for years and was making a buzzing sound when played. Upon inspection, it was discovered that the source of the buzzing was...

PERFORMANCES

Epic Guitar Solo : This Dude is a Guitar God !!

https://youtu.be/Sua_UaUNacY Looks like someone's been taking some electric guitar lessons on the sly, and forgot to bring the right instrument. Or maybe he just have replaced the strings with power cables. Who knows ? One way or the other, it's truly impressive.

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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