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Badass Axes: The 45 Most Tricked Out Guitars In Rock

Ace-Frehley

Bo-Diddley

Brian-Jones

Brian-May

Derek-Smalls

Dimebag-Darrel

Eddie-Van-Halen

Eric-Clapton

Flea

Gene-Simmons

George-Harrison

George-Lynch

Jack-Bruce

Jack-White-1

Jack-White-2

James-Hetfield

Jerry-Garcia

Jimmy-Page-2

Jimmy-Page-1

Joe-Satriani

John-Entwistle-2

John-Entwistle

John-Fogerty

Junior-Brown

Keith-Richards

Keith-Richards-2

Kerry-King

Mark-Knopfler

Matt-Bellamy

Michael-Anthony

Michael-Batio

Pat-Metheny

Paul-Stanley

Prince

Randy-Rhoads

Rick-Nielsen

Steve-Vai

Steve-Vai-2

Tom-Morello

Tony-Iommi

Uli-Jon-Roth

Wayne-Coyne-1

Wayne-Coyne-2

Zakk-Wylde

ZZ-Top

We all know our favorite guitar player's sound, but do we really know their gear? Through the years of rock ‘n roll, there have been some interesting shapes and styles that have created anthems for all generations. See if your favorite player's gear is insane enough to end up on our list!

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Crazy designs were not the only things that got a player on the list, though. We needed to include some of the classics, too. Because really, who could forget Gene Simmons' axe or Eric Clapton's hand-painted guitar from the Cream days? Of all the outrageous things musicians do, designing crazy gear for themselves seems to be at the top of the list. Hidden mics, chrome finishes, and game controllers are just some of the highlights of these guitars.

We collected images of different shapes, different sizes, and different colors and put them into an entire gallery of the 45 Most Tricked Out Guitars of rock 'n roll. Enjoy!

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