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Blender.com On "The 28 Most Recognizable Guitars"

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According to Blender.com: "We salute rock & roll's most iconic tool of the trade since stuffed spandex - the multinecked, fur-lined, flame-throwing masterpieces that remain as influential as the shredders who strapped them on." Hard rock and metal legends featured include Les Claypool, Dave Grohl, Michael Anthony, Angus Young, Ace Frehley, Zakk Wylde, Jerry Only, "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, Kurt Cobain, ZZ Top, Gene Simmons, Jimmy Page, Eddie Van Halen among others.

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1. deathmetaller101 writes:

dudes u forgot like the god of guitars the master of all times JIMMY HENDRIX ........ it brings tears to my eyes when i see that you have not placed him between the first names on this page......

# Dec 11, 2007 @ 5:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Terminator writes:

^did you not even read the full article??? hendrix is number 1 on the list.

anyway, i'm gonna have to say no to this list, some i would agree with...others just make me scratch my head. the placing i also don't agree with.

now playing: toxik - heart attack

# Dec 11, 2007 @ 5:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. deathmetaller101 writes:

dude i know hendrix is #1 on the list it's this list i do not agree with ....!!!! i mean if a person reads this frikkin list and sees that hendrix ain't here he will spit on the entire article and leave , u know wht i mean ?

# Dec 11, 2007 @ 5:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. cruor writes:

its because this site doesnt cover Hendrix news

# Dec 11, 2007 @ 7:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. SNAKE writes:

I OWN A KKV (KERRY KING SIGNATURE GUITAR, BC RICH), I'VE HAD IT FOR FOUR YEARS NOW, IN JANUARY IT WILL BE FIVE YEARS, AND I'VE BEEN DOING SOME WORK ON IT I REPLACED THE PICKUPS WITH THE KFK SET AND A PREAMP BOOST, THIS CHRISTMAS I'M PUTTING ON AN EMG-AB, THEN LAST A FERNANES SUSTAINER, SO I'M MAKING THE GUITAR ITSELF BETTER, I KNOW THERE'S ALSO AN ESP VERSION, BUT, I CHOSE THE BC RICH BECAUSE IT REPLICATED IT, ALTHOUGH BY DOING THIS, I KNEW I HAD TO PUT MONEY IN THIS, BUT IT IS ALMOST DONE, AND IT'S WORTH IT

# Dec 11, 2007 @ 8:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. RememberMetal? writes:

Good luck with that upgrade Snake, Sounds a bit pricey but I'm sure the end result will be well worth it.

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# Dec 11, 2007 @ 11:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. SNAKE writes:

NOT THAT BAD ALMOST $300

# Dec 12, 2007 @ 12:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Neurotictim writes:

Posts 1 & 3 - He means that you have to read the whole list - Hendrix is on page 7, number 1 on this list. It's counting down.

I think they should have had Randy Rhoads' polka-dot V, among others, and I don't think Hendrix should be number 1, personally.

# Dec 12, 2007 @ 7:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. SNAKE writes:

AS MUCH AS HENDRIX WAS A GREAT GUITARIST, HE DEFINATELY DON'T HAVE THE MOST RECOGNIZABLE GUITAR IN MY OPINION, I PERSONALLY THINK FENDERS ARE TOO PLAIN, I LIKE GUITARS TO STAND OUT, IN SHAPE, AND DESIGN, LIKE MY KKV (KERRY KING V THAT I'M UPGRADING), KERRY KING HAD SOME AWESOME GUITARS, LOOK AT JACK OWENS, I LIKE GUITARS FROM NEAL MOSER, THEY ARE BETTER THAN THE SHAPES, AND DESIGNS OF BC RICH, DON'T BELIEVE ME GO TO NEALMOSER.COM, WHEN I GET ALL MY GUITAR EQUIPMENT, I'M GETTING 4 CUSTOMIZE GUITARS DONE BY ESP, AND I'M GOING TO IMPLY, THE SHAPES OF NEAL MOSER, AND THE GUITARS WILL BE DONE IN GOLD LEAF (THE TRIBALS), AND BLACK, A WIDOW HEADSTOCK, WITH A CROSS TRIBAL, WITH DIAMONDS ON IT, AND ON THE FRETBOARD, INVERTED CROSSES IN DIAMONDS, TRIBAL SKULLS ON THE KNOBS, WITH THE SAME SETTINGS I'M PUTTING ON THE KKV, AND THE SHAPES ARE, THE STARBLAZER, THE B*STARD VI, THE SIREN, AND THE SPAWN SV, BOY THIS IS GOING TO COST ME OUT MY A**

# Dec 12, 2007 @ 9:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. cruor writes:

I love Hendrix's music but i think he is really overated. Don't get me wrong he was a great guitarist but he wasn't as much good as he was inovative by doing stuff on the electric guitar that nobody had ever done before

RIP Chuck Shuldiner guitar god

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# Dec 12, 2007 @ 10:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. SNAKE writes:

SAD HOW CHUCK HAD TO DIE, HE WAS TOO YOUNG, ONLY 32, AND DIED IN 2001 OF A BRAIN TUMOR, HE'S DONE SOME INCREDIABLE STUFF ON THE GUITAR, HE'S HAD A BIG IMPACT ON ME, AND WHO KNOWS WHAT THAT MAN COULD BE DOING TODAY IF HE WAS ALIVE, WE'LL NEVER KNOW HOW MUCH MORE HE HAD LEFT IN HIM, HE MAY BE GONE, BUT HIS MUSIC, AND THE PEOPLE HE TOUCHED LIVES ON, RIP CHUCK, WE ALL MISS YOU, IF ONLY YOU KNEW WHAT AN IMPACT YOU HAD ON ME, AND ALL OF US

# Dec 13, 2007 @ 12:59 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Neurotictim writes:

Yeah, Hendrix was definitely innovative, and influenced probably every rock guitarist since his time, but I don't think he was that great objectively - without looking at his place in history. I personally wouldn't have minded seeing Jaco Pastorius' Jazz bass make the list, or Geddy Lee's, or Stanley Clarke's. Maybe Stu Hamm's Urge II... I suppose since the list is for rock, I shouldn't see Jaco or Stanley, but they put Bootsy on there, and Buck Owens... I'm surprised (but not disappointed) that one of Korn's Ibanez 7-strings didn't show up, or Steve Vai's Jem. Mike Inez's acoustic bass with the "Friends Don't Let Friends Get Friends Haircuts" is pretty recognizable, and Cliff Burton's Ric 4001... And the list goes on. We should make one of our own...

Hey Snake, you mind doing us a favor and hitting that "caps lock" button before you post?

# Dec 13, 2007 @ 12:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Cynic writes:

Lol, I'm guessing you're a bassist then Neurotictim? I've been hearing a bit about Jaco lately but haven't heard anything by him yet. Good call on Vai too, where's the monkey grip?

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# Dec 13, 2007 @ 4:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. purehatred07 writes:

i tihnk dimebag darrells guitars were the best besides being the best

# Dec 13, 2007 @ 4:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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