“I have to give credit where it’s due”: How fashion brand Supreme inspired John 5's Fender Ghost Telecaster

John 5 and his Fender Ghost signature Telecaster
(Image credit: Anthony Devlin/Getty Images for Live Nation UK / Fender)

Back in May, Fender finally unveiled John 5’s latest signature guitar – the ridiculously sleek Ghost Telecaster, which garnered attention for its rather striking cosmetics.

The hotly anticipated guitar arrived after spending nearly four years in development, and was the subject of much speculation last summer when the new Mötley Crüe guitarist was spied shredding onstage with a prototype.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

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.