ZAKK WYLDE Launches his own brand

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  1. jeremyb

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    Hideous playing, I would expect if you were going to the effort of trying to get some interest in your product you'd produce something that sounds half reasonable!
     
  2. OmegaSlayer

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    Can someone photoshop a toilet under Zakk in this pic? :lol:
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    Anyway, nothing so horrible to cry rivers :)
     
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    I think Zakk should just focus all of his time on what he does best... teaching.
     
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    No, but...

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  5. jwade

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    Aside from the headstock, I don't mind the actual V shaped one. The notches are kind interesting. Really dislike the LPs bulgey horn, and that SG/V thing has never, and will never be acceptable to me. It looks like a genetic experiment gone wrong.
     
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    terrible
     
  7. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    The sound of a set neck, the feel of a bolt-on!

    Wat. :lol:
     
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    Made in South Korea.......not China
     
  9. Triple-J

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    That neck joint looks like something made out of Lego.:ugh:

    The stamp on the back of the V headstock is exactly the same as the ones on Schecter's guitars so I'm guessing they must be made at the same factory or he's set up some kind of deal with Schecter that's similar to the one EVH has with Fender for his signature line plus the letters SGR underneath the numbering is a bit of a giveaway but I could be wrong.
     
  10. Mprinsje

    Mprinsje st. anger ain't bad!

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    eh?
     
  11. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    I do remember last year when Zakk hung out at the Schecter guitar booth...

    Goddamn that actually makes sense.

    And the amps remind me of the Hellraiser amps.

    EDIT: The stamp says "SGR." Most definitely being built by Schecter.
     
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    Same style of serial number as my old Schecter Loomis. Schecter confirmed.
     
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    J.D. DeServio the bassist with BLS has had a Schecter sig for a number of years now so I guess he's the guy who helped hook Zakk up, I'm not sure about the amps though as they could still be made by someone else but I'm 99% they're made by Schecter too.
     
  14. HeHasTheJazzHands

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    Well like I said above, they have somewhat similar aesthetics to the Hellraiser 100 head, so I wouldn't be surprised if they're building them, too.
     
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    Oh boy, the world music factory. At least the build quality might be great for the price, unless over $1000.
     
  16. PyramidSmasher

    PyramidSmasher Chess Dragon

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    Completely asinine move. It only adds to the sheer novelty of these instruments that he himself is a professional guitarist. Im sure there will be supporters of this, but I doubt we will be seeing many NGDs on this forum for these...
     
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    Ugh that neck joint.
     
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    The only thing I would consider rocking is now ruined because of that lego neck joint. Get it together Zakk! :lol:

    Heard these were prototypes so I hope the next batch will have considerable improvements. The fugly Les Paul horn kinda grew on me actually. It's not SO bad when it's on a not-bullseye guitar.
     
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    Even though his design aesthetic is not in my ballpark (and it doesn't need to be) I kinda like that LP model with the bullseye graphic. And if he's using Schecter / WMI we can assume he is really aiming for a nice price/quality level and gear people can really use while not breaking the bank, which you would do if you wanted to score his Gibson LP Custom + Signature Marshall...

    And besides, we could laugh all day long but BLS still moves 25k+ albums on the first week of sales (in the US alone) and some of that will translate into gear sales. Wouldn't you want to be in a similar situation? ;) I say let them squeal, Zakk - do your thing! :yesway:

    ...but on a related, but different topic: Where does Schecter manufacture their amps? South Korea? I was just thinking that Blackstar makes their amps in SK (and they're awesome), is there a sort of "Amp WMI" somewhere in SK?
     
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    That's a neck joint made for the hands of Pinocchio
     

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