How John Petrucci's signature model became one of The 1975's main guitars

John Petrucci and Adam Hann
(Image credit: Burak Cingi/Redferns via Getty / Ernie Ball Music Man)

As one of today’s foremost virtuosos in the world of progressive guitar music, John Petrucci has assembled an ever-growing list of immensely popular signature guitars, with his Majesty model said to be the second highest-selling signature six-string on the planet.

However, it turns out that Trooch’s specifically styled axes aren’t just loved by fans of Dream Theater and prog metal in general, but are favored by players from all genres across the entire musical spectrum.

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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.