As the photo gallery below will clearly illustrate, Framus — the Germany-based manufacturer of guitars, basses, banjos, amps and more — has made some very distinctive and cool-looking instruments over the years.
Thirty years ago, Leo Fender introduced the G&L SC-2, a cool-looking, light and comfortable axe that could be thrashed mercilessly and never miss a beat. Earlier this year, G&L introduced the Fallout, a dramatic interpretation of the SC that’s quickly becoming one of the most popular G&L guitars made in Leo’s Fender Avenue workshop.
G&L continues its 2013 surge with another stunning, hard-rocking guitar in the Tribute Series line. Just how hard-rocking? Well, it’s likely Alice in Chains’ Jerry Cantrell will play one of the new Tribute Series Superhawk Jerry Cantrell models, along with his G&L Fullerton-made Superhawks and Rampages, at upcoming concerts.
What can you buy with $89.28? That’s probably close to your monthly unlimited* smartphone bill. In gear land, $89.28 could buy you an overdrive pedal, maybe a nice strap and a good cable — or 357 25-cent guitar picks! But can it get you a fully functioning, brand-new guitar?
Artist Series Guitar will release 30 of Dio's Holy Diver guitars in July. Finished with Dio's exclusive artwork and built with solid mahogany, the Dio ASG is set with artwork from the classic Holy Diver album. Once the graphic has undergone the ASG-designed, chemical bonding process, the guitar is then clear-coated, wet-sanded and buffed. This process forever seals the custom graphic to the guitar.