Brian May Guitars unveils the Vision, a mash-up of the Red Special, a ’90s Guild and the Les Paul double-cut

Brian May Guitars Vision electric guitar
(Image credit: Brian May Guitars)

Earlier this week, Brian May Guitars gave the iconic Red Special a Barbie-style makeover, replacing the Antique Cherry colorway with a Hot Pink alternative.

It was a bold move from the company, but its latest offering is even more daring – in fact, we’d argue it’s even more radical than the recently released Pink Special.

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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.