“NGL I thought this was a Chibson post at first”: Schecter’s utterly wild Machine Gun Kelly signature guitar, the Razor Blade, channels some familiar marketing – and the comedy brand is not taking it lying down

Schecter Machine Gun Kelly Razorblade signature guitar
(Image credit: Schecter)

NAMM 2024: Guitarists often complain about a lack of new and original body shapes on offer from gear firms, so all credit to Schecter, which has gone all-in on Machine Gun Kelly’s wild new Razor Blade signature guitar.

There’s no mistaking the inspiration when it comes to the electric guitar’s solid basswood body, which has been carved into a razor blade shape with a metallic scratchplate covering the entire top. 

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Matt Parker
Features Editor, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is Features Editor for GuitarWorld.com. Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.