Another of Robinson’s guitars is a modified Gretsch Black Falcon. “This is a ‘Japanese Black Falcon,” Robinson’s tech says at (11:45). The guitar was modified at Cobra Guitars in New York City. “He added a little armrest plate there. This is another great guitar. Rich just loves the Gretsch guitars. He's just a big fan of them…I don't know if you've ever seen in the Black Falcons how bright they are. They're blinding almost when you get them. I don't know what he did, if he painted over it. He really dulled it out. Rich just loves what he does to them.”more
Band of Skulls' Russell Marsden can be seen playing a Gretsch Black Falcon in this video. According to Marsedn, he has been a fan of Gretsch guitars for a long time, and they played a big part of the group's latest album "Sweet Sour." In fact, he likes to go against the grain by putting out rock music with his Gretsch beauties.more
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