Ozzy Osbourne producer Andrew Watt shares his awe-inspiring guitar gear collection

Andrew Watt performs live with Ozzy Osbourne and Chad Smith
(Image credit: David Mushegain)

Descend Into Andrew Watt’s subterranean home studio, tucked away in the basement of his L.A. home, and you’re greeted with the site of many, many guitars - according to Watt, his collection numbers in the hundreds.

But there are just a handful that he turned to when it came to making Ordinary Man. First on that list is a one-of-a-kind model that he received as a gift - a Les Paul previously owned and played by one of his biggest influences, Mick Ronson.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.