The Top Five Weirdest Guitars of the Eighties

It's been a while since we've checked in with the Guitar Nerds crew, but Mark and the gang have come up with a good one, a little something called "Top 5 WEIRDEST Guitars of the 1980s." You can check it out above.

If you disagree with any of their choices (including the SynthAxe or the rarely seen Kramer Triax), be sure to leave a comment below. If you'd prefer to travel another 10 years into the past, be sure to watch "Top 5 WEIRDEST Guitars of the 1970s," below.

Or, if you'd like to know a bit more about the SynthAxe, which is featured in the Eighties video, be sure to watch this vintage demo video:

If you're now in an Eighties mood and would like to watch the trailer for Rodney Dangerfield's classic 1986 comedy, Back to School, you're in luck:

For more Guitar Nerds videos, be sure to follow along on YouTube.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums. He now plays in two NYC-area bands.