Johnny Depp’s “Shipwreck” guitar is one of the wildest custom builds you’ll see this year

Johnny Depp's Shipwreck electric guitar
(Image credit: David Petillo/Facebook)

Though Johnny Depp has always had an affinity for the electric guitar, it seems as though the actor’s six-string career has really shifted up a gear over the past few months. 

After first appearing alongside Jeff Beck for a surprise cameo back in May, the pair then went on to release a studio album together, with Depp also currently accompanying Beck for the latter’s North American tour dates.

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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.