Dreaming of being a famous rock star is common. Almost everyone does it; whether it’s the people who play music video games like Guitar Hero or those who claim to be air guitar masters. In order to be a legendary rock star, you have to have a guitar that fits you and is above all, cool.
Some guitarists like to keep it simple with acoustic guitars. Others like to look more stylish on stage with an instrument that’s their favourite colour. The select few even like to cross the line of ordinary and use double neck guitars.
The following are guitars that have taken a giant step past that boundary.
Strange Guitar #1. Patriotic To The Tip
This creatively carved design is the perfect guitar to rock out on the Fourth of July weekend. Aside from resembling how the United States of America looks like on a map, the strange but cool aspect of this guitar is the finely carved and detailed eagle head.
Strange Guitar #2. For Those Who Love That Fluffy Feeling
Even though it probably feels extremely soft, this fluffy guitar just doesn’t look right. Lets hope no stuffed beanie babies were harmed in the process
Strange Guitar #3. Weird, Simple and Yet Interesting
These unique instruments resemble a banjo but they’re actually cigar box guitars. Along with creating a unique sound, they’re fairly easy to make!
Source: Shane Speal
Strange Guitar #4. From A Flipped Point Of View
Created by Dewey Decibel, these FlipOut guitars are actually well-known. They’ve been featured in several magazines and are even used by some musicians.
The “Austin City Cab” and “Shameless” models pictured below are just some of the unique designs available.
Source: Dewey Decibel
Strange Guitar #5. A Tripling Effect
The Ibanez Jem Tripleneck guitar has been seen on several magazine covers and even on “The Tonight Show” in 1993. The sleek design is just another one of guitarist Steve Vai’s creations.
Source: Steve Vai
Strange Guitar #6. Two For The Price Of One
Created by David Minnieweather, the GuitarBass is truly an unusual design. Mostly made out of African white wood, the instrument has 22 frets on the guitar side and 14 frets on the bass side.
Source: Odd Music
Strange Guitar #7. An Ultra Guitar
Another invention used Steve Vai, the “Ultra Zone” guitar was built in 2001 by Alistair Hay of Emerald Guitars in Ireland. Finished in Triflash paint, the reptile-like paint job turns from gold to green to red (depending on how the light hits it).
Source: Steve Vai
Strange Guitar #8. A Star Of A Replica
The John Entwistle Foundation Bass is a replica of the instrument used by the famous bassist for The Who. The bass guitar is sold exclusively by Ed Roman Guitars and The John Entwistle Foundation.
Source: Ed Roman
Strange Guitar #9. Some Things Just Aren't As Sharp As This
Entirely handmade in the U.S., the Gladiator Triple Omega Guitar is perfect for a rock star who wants to make a statement. Just be careful when you’re swinging it around on stage!
Source: Ed Roman
Strange Guitar #10. Perfect For....Spring?
No, its not a fake plastic replica. The Daisy Rock Artist Electric Guitar is specifically designed for young girls. However, it just may not the be guitar someone would want to show off.
Source: Musician's Friend
Which one do you think is the strangest guitar? Are there any other unusual guitars you know of?
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