Brian May Guitars treats its Arielle signature model to Red Special-flavored Antique Cherry finish

Brian May Guitars Arielle Antique Cherry
(Image credit: Brian May Guitars)

In February last year, Brian May Guitars teamed up with singer-songwriter Arielle for her eponymous signature guitar – a quirky offset model that marked the first time Brian May had contributed to a new guitar design since he and his father made the iconic Red Special.

At the time, the Arielle guitar was unveiled in one colorway: Two Tone, which well and truly brought Brian May Guitars into the era of contemporary guitar aesthetics.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.