The Jackson King V X-series KVXMG is one of the coolest electric guitars around, with its classic EMG 81/85 & Floyd Rose combo and through-body neck design.
We take a look at the ESP LTD KH-602 in comparison to the other Kirk Hammett guitars currently available – and it’s a clear winner in terms of value.
The Schecter Hellraiser C-1 model is a beautiful sub-$1000 guitar. It features coil-tapped EMG active pickups and Floyd Rose or Tune-O-Matic bridge options.
The DBZ Barchetta is a strong contender – active pickups, quality hardware, beautiful top-wood & finish, and some interesting original designs.
Kramer has scaled down in size since their heyday 80s, but they’ve quietly re-gathered and are putting out fantastic instruments – including the SM-1.
The PRS Mark Holcomb Signature guitar has been added to the growing roster of the more affordable SE series. It’ll make any complex metal guitarist happy.
We take a closer look at the PRS SE Custom 24 to see (and hear) exactly what makes them some of the best-reviewed modern electric guitars available.