Sunday, September 24, 2017

Electric Guitar Brands that Rock the Music World



Electric guitar has always been played a powerful role in the revolution of the music industry. In 1930's, when electric guitar was first built it didn't receive a cordial welcome from the people of the music world since they were already in love with the Acoustic guitar, providing the alternative to the mandolin and banjos. But the unstated demand of louder and heavier music paved the way for Electric guitar and the next we see, a CHANGED music industry. Since then till now, the guitar industry has come across with some amazing brands of electric guitars thriving the guitar industry. Here we'll discuss 4 of the leading brands of Electric guitars ruling the music world.

Fender

Fender is KING! Why, because of its versatility, affordability, and indestructibility. Starting its journey in 1946 it touched different genre - country, rock ‘n’ roll, and western, jazz, blues, rhythm and many others. 


Fender Company introduced its two of the most famous models, Fender Telecaster in 1951 and Fender Stratocaster in 1954. Both of these models were famous among legend guitarists like Jimmy Page, Bruce Springsteen, Jonny Greenwood, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix and many more.

Gibson

Gibson, the inventor of the world's most iconic solid body electric guitar - Gibson Les Paul (1952). They are the most legendary of instrumental manufacturers.



After Les Paul, the most popular Gibson series are Gibson Explorer, ES-335, SG, and Flying V.
Gibson guitars are seen on stages around the world with famous guitarists like Keith Richards with Les Paul (1959), George Harrison with SG Standard (1964), Peter Green with Les Paul Standard (1959) and many other guitarists.

Ibanez

Ibanez, produced by the Japanese company Hoshino Gakki, started in 1980 who used to import musical instruments in the sales division of the Hoshino Shoten, a bookstore company. Then in 1935, they started producing Spanish Acoustic guitar firstly under the name of "Ibanez Salvador", and then changed to "Ibanez" brand. 


Most popular Ibanez series are Satriani JS, RG Tremolo, Paul Stanley, RG Fixed Bridge, Artcore, and Artstar, Iron Label, S & SA, AR, ARZ and Steve Vai Jem.
Famous guitarists who used to play Ibanez guitar are Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Paul Gilbert, Herman Li, John Scofield and there is more on the list.

Epiphone

Epiphone, the main rival of Gibson and one of the oldest (celebrated its 140th anniversary in 2013) and well-known American instrument makers. Within 1930 the antagonism between Epiphone and Gibson weaved from convivial disagreement to all-out conflict. Then in 1934 Epiphone replied to Gibson's "king size Super 400" with the "top of the line Emperor" and got back its popularity in 1936 with the "De Luxe".

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The most favoured Epiphone series is Les Paul and then SG, Designer, and Archtop.
If you check the list of most influential Epiphone players you'll see the following names - Jack Casady, Joe Pass, Nick Valensi, The Beatles, Paul Weller, Lee Malia, Gary Clark Jr. and Tom Delonge.


 
So what are you, already an Electric guitar fan or just become one now? Whatever it is if you ever decide to buy an Electric guitar come straight to Guitar Paradise. Here, we have a gigantic collection Electric guitars. Come and choose the best one for you or just order online. You can also rent guitars online from Guitar Paradise.