Billy Corgan Guitars and Gear List (2022 Update)

Billy Corgan Playing Guitar

Billy Corgan is an avowed music fan and remains devoted to the pursuit of the ultimate guitar tone for his unparalleled sonic vision. He owes much of his buzzsaw-like tone from the classic Smashing Pumpkins era to his Lace Sensor-equipped Stratocasters, which subsequent guitars have attempted to either improve on or recapture. As an unparalleled …

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Mark Tremonti Guitars and Gear List (2022 Update)

Mark Tremonti Playing Guitar Live

Creed and Alter Bridge’s guitarist Mark Tremonti has garnered recognition and prestige not only for his technical playing ability, which he has heaps of, but also for his incredible songwriting skills and musical sensibility. Having written some monumentally successful songs, including the Grammy award-winning “With Arms Wide Open” by Creed, Tremonti was awarded the 2015 …

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Adam Jones Guitars and Gear List (2022 Update)

Adam Jones Guitars and Gear (Featured Image)

The 1990s were one of the most important turning points for rock and metal music. It was a time when new movements and rock subgenres began to flourish. Although the focus shifted from those lightning-speed fast guitar solos typical of glam (or “hair”) metal music, the guitar itself wasn’t neglected. In fact, a more down-to-earth …

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Steve Vai Guitars and Gear List (2022 Update)

Steve Vai Playing Guitar

Steve Vai, innovator of “stunt guitar” and mercurial, enigmatic solo artist. His unique playing style is rooted firmly in precision and infinite expression, and over five decades remains at the forefront of potent shred guitar. Appropriately, his first job as a guitarist came with Frank Zappa, who often referred to Vai, then aged eighteen, as …

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John Petrucci Guitars and Gear List (2022 Update)

John Petrucci Playing Guitar

Dream Theater is one of the most recognized and loved progressive acts of all time. In a style that’s grown and evolved from the 1980s to this date, Dream Theater has been well and revered the entire way as the true godfathers of the genre. At the helm of Dream Theater sits lead guitarist, John …

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Geezer Butler Bass Guitars and Gear List (2022 Update)

Geezer Butler Playing Bass

Geezer Butler is, without a doubt, one of the most influential bass players of all time, and equally so, a splendid lyricist who is responsible for spooking a generation into the eerie charm of Black Sabbath. Starting his musical career as a guitarist, he switched over to bass in the late 1960s when he teamed …

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Samantha Fish Guitars and Gear List (2022 Update)

Samantha Fish Playing Guitar

Bolstered by the unyielding Midwestern work ethic she cultivated in her hometown of Kansas City, Missouri, Samantha Fish has plotted an exponential rise into blues and rock stardom. Fish has carefully crafted an image, brand, and sound that defies pigeonholing. Since trading in her drums, ala Eddie Van Halen, for the guitar at 15, Samantha …

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Joe Walsh Guitars and Gear List (2022 Update)

Joe Walsh Playing Guitar Live

From his eccentric guitar solo on Hotel California to 8 minutes of pure blues bliss on Life’s Been Good, Joe Walsh is nothing short of an American rock icon. As The Eagles’ lead guitarist, Joe has inspired millions of guitar players worldwide, including Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, and Pete Townshend (all of whom are legends …

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Dolly Parton Guitars and Gear List (with Videos)

Dolly Parton Playing Guitar

You wouldn’t think an artist that became popular back in the 1960s would still be popular today, but with every passing year, Dolly Parton seems to become even more relevant! The iconic singer/songwriter has been on the front lines of country music and pop culture for over six decades, pumping out hit after hit and …

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Wes Montgomery Guitars and Gear List (with Videos)

Wes Montgomery Playing Guitar

Long before the advent of rock and roll, and high-speed shredding was a key part of any lead guitarist’s arsenal, there was jazz. Bold techniques, inspirational improvisation, and encyclopedic knowledge of music weren’t just desirable for post-war jazz musicians. They were a minimum requirement. Among the kings and key innovators in the genre was Wes …

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