The Beast, a mammoth six-neck guitar, goes up for sale

The Beast
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A mythical, Gary Hutchins-designed monster six-neck electric guitar – appropriately dubbed The Beast –  has been let loose, and is now up for sale at UK-based guitar auction house Gardiner Houlgate.

Originally inspired by the five-neck model wielded by Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick, The Beast was designed to go 'one louder' with a whopping six necks.

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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.