It’s all about the sound, not the look… most of the time. Here is the first post of two covering the most iconic guitars in rock music, ever!

20. Kurt Cobain’s Fender Jag-Stang

Kurt Cobain’s Fender Jag-Stang

Want one? Buy a vintage Fender Jag-Stang for around $650 - $850.

19. James Hetfield’s “EET FUK” ESP Explore

James Hetfield’s EET FUK ESP Explore

Want one? Buy a brand new ESP Explorer for around $600.

18. Rick Nielsen’s Five-Neck Hamer

Rick Nielsen’s Five-Neck Hamer

Want one? Ermmm, find a good custom shop.

17. Willie Nelson’s “Trigger”

Willie Nelson’s Trigger

Want one? Buy a vintage Martin N-20 from $2000 - $8000.

16. Bo Diddley’s “Twang Machine” Gretsch

Bo Diddley’s Twang Machine Gretsch

Want one? Buy a vintage Gretsch Bo Diddley from $180 - $1800.

15. Prince’s “Cloud”

Prince’s Cloud

Want one? Ermmm, find a good custom shop.

14. Matt Bellamy’s Black Kaoss Manson

Matt Bellamy’s Black Kaoss Manson

Want one? Be quick, there’s one available on Reverb for $8,500 now.

13. Tom Morello’s “Arm The Homeless” Custom

Tom Morello’s Arm The Homeless Custom

Want one? Ermmm, find a good custom shop.

12. Zakk Wylde’s “Bullseye” Gibson Les Paul

Zakk Wylde’s Bullseye Gibson Les Paul

Want one? Buy a Bullseye Gibson Les Paul from $2,500 - $3,600.

11. Neil Young’s “Old Black” Gibson Les Paul

Neil Young’s Old Black Gibson Les Paul

Want one? Buy a Gibson Les Paul Goldtop from $1,300 - $7,000.

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