"This is Joe Perry Les Paul #3. This guitar is brand spanking new this year. It's got the old Joe Perry name on there. When you flip it over it has the Joe Perry prototype on the back of the headstock. So we were in the studio talking about different guitars that Joe wanted this year and he wanted a lighter Les Paul with a tremolo on it. And they came up with this one. This one basically has like an Axcess body and what they've done is completely chopped away any of the meat that gave it weight so it's thinner now. It sounds really, really good. This is a Wilkinson Tremolo. I love the rollers, it's like my favorite part of it. We pull it back a whole step, that's the secret. Joe loves to go up and down, he loves to be able to bury and then get one whole step out of it on the other side. We don't know if this guitar will become a guitar that you can buy or not. We're not sure if it will become a production model. Joe is still trying to figure out if he wants it too because he really likes the fact that it's the only one," says Joe Perry's guitar tech.more
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