When an interviewer mentions that he seems to "favor a Fender Bullet," Laurent Brancowitz of Phoenix replies, "Yeah, it's a guitar that is very cheap. We purchased it a long time ago in London as a spare because we needed one guitar in case there was a problem. I fell in love with it. That's the thing: we love equipment that is either very cheap or very expensive. "I like its flaws. It's a complicated relationship with a guitar. I love the Bullet, for sure. They did a more deluxe model, but it's not the same; it's not as good."more
I got mine used at an auction, it has a huge heineken sticker on it (and i plan on adding more) it sounds okay for my style of music (punk rock) but i plan on putting a humbucker in the bridge. For the money, it's a very good alternative to a fender.
Inherited from a close friend of mine who passed late 2012, I played this guitar mainly with my old punk band and not as much now. Still a good guitar.
"My first proper Electric, but it lacked in tone. The neck is easy to play. With the Marshall MG with the gain on 1, the £93 guitar sounds at its best. With too much distortion it sounds messy".
I have played on this guitar since I was at least 15 years old(20 now). Its served me very well and I have played several gigs with it even sounding better than some of my friends with 500$ guitars which is outrageous for the price. Totally would recommend this if you want good sound at a cheap price! Only problem is that in cold and fluctuating temps it goes out of tune fast, So have a tuner on hand!
Overall 3.5 out of 5 because there are still way better guitars you could buy.
This has been my first guitar, I had to get it repaired quiet often over the years, it looks great but I don't really like the sound and it's quality is pretty okay but I've seen better. It's an icon though, but just not really my type.
I'm just gonna be brutally honest here, This guitar is a starter guitar only and I wouldn't recommend it to anyone since it's really cheap. From the bold on neck to the cheap pickups it just doesn't sound right to me. My advice save up for a cheap fender or a more expensive squire since they will server you better even if you are a starter.
It's a pretty decent guitar. I received a white one, signed by Billy Idol, for Christmas a few years back. I love the thin neck, and the strings aren't crazy high or low, like they can be on guitars in this price range. Plus a whammy bar!, which is always fun.
This may be seen as just a piece of squier cheapskate junk, but actually this is my first electric and it has a fine tone and no major design or manufacture flaws.
This was my first electric guitar and this is what I originally used for playing gigs in my punk rock band. It has a maple neck, rosewood fingerboard and three single coil, strat pickups. It sounds exactly like a strat but it's not as expensive. It is honestly a great guitar to start with and it can be great for even professionals to use. I still use it as a secondary guitar, for gigs I use it if I'm playing drop D type songs.
If you want a strat sounding guitar without spending loads of money, I recommend you buy this. It's not very professional sounding but it still sounds amazing for the punk rock/pop punk tone, you could make it sound perfect if you get whatever amp, strings suit you.
I remember this one vividly. The pickups would barely work and the neck was crooked. The strings would tighten and loosen themselves, and the plug-in jack was missing a screw. It was a real piece of s**t, but man, that was probably the best guitar I've ever owned. That guitar has been through a lot. I don't even play it anymore, it's in a display case at my house. It bears a lot of memories for me, and I thank my parents to this day for getting that for me. I love this guitar with a passion, man.