Ryan Mendez uses a Gibson Les Paul Classic, as stated in [this article](http:... more
Ryan Mendez uses a Gibson Les Paul Classic, as stated in this article, which says, "Yellowcard lead guitarist Ryan Mendez is headed out on the road this fall, and he’s taking along a new friend that feels pretty familiar. 'I just got a black Les Paul Classic Custom with beige binding, and it’s actually being set up right now,' he explains. 'I retired my ’72 Custom last year. It’s such a beautiful guitar, and I don’t want to get it banged up.'”
Ryan Mendez has owned several Gibson Les Paul Custom's. It was his first guit... more
Ryan Mendez has owned several Gibson Les Paul Custom's. It was his first guitar too, as revealed in this interview. He says, "'When I was 16, I got my first real guitar, which was a black Gibson Les Paul Custom, and it was like a dream come true,' Mendez remembers. 'I come from a background of liking a lot of the harder rock stuff. Growing up, a lot of the artists I listened to used Gibson: Slash, Zakk Wylde, Led Zeppelin. To me, it’s like the classic hard-rock guitar.'”
At 1:10 in this 2014 Warped Tour live performance of *Only One* you can clear... more
At 1:10 in this 2014 Warped Tour live performance of Only One you can clearly see Ryan playing a black ESP Eclipse with gold hardware and binding.
According to Gibson's article, Ryan uses a Silverburst Les Paul Custom. more
According to Gibson's article, Ryan uses a Silverburst Les Paul Custom.
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