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Artist Captures James Hetfield, Joe Satriani, Slash and Others Shredding Without Guitars

Brooklyn-based artist Fred Stesney has created a set of portraits of some of rock's most legendary six-string artists...without their guitars.

You've probably seen the images Stesney modeled these drawings after, but you definitely haven't seen them like this.

Says Stesney:

"Guitar players can get away with making some funny faces and postures, but when you take away the six-stringed excuse, they look pretty silly."

Check out Stesney's drawings in the gallery below! And check out his other work at

Remember to click on the "magnifying glass" symbol to take a closer look at each photo!

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