This crazy double-neck SG-style electric is one of the cleverest custom guitars we've seen

Steven Battelle
(Image credit: LostAlone/YouTube)

Double-neck electric guitars aren’t a new innovation, but in 2014 LostAlone guitarist Steven Battelle debuted a fascinating new build that took the template into territories no one had seen before.

In what is effectively a seven-string SG model, Battelle equipped his custom guitar with one additional single-string neck. With that extra string came an additional pickup – mounted sideways – and a whole load of new performing possibilities.

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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.