"This guitar, I've made every single Foo Fighters record with it. This one. This is a fucking beautiful guitar. I saw this in a guitar shop in Bethesda, Maryland. I think it was 1992 or '93 or something like that, I was still in Nirvana when I bought it. I thought it was unusual because it looks like a Gibson ES 335 except that it has diamond-shaped F-holes and has this different headstock on it. And I didn't really know anything about Trini Lopez the artist when I bought it. But this fucking thing, this is the sound of the Foo Fighters - this guitar. On every record I might use other guitars every now and then, but for the most part it's just this," says guitarist Dave Grohl about his Gibson Trini Lopez Standard Reissue Electric Guitar.more
This ’68 Gibson Trini Lopez is one of Walker’s all-time favorites. “It’s on every record I do because I can grab it, and no matter the climate or where I am, it’s always in tune and plays perfect all way up the neck. Plus, it sounds insane – huge, big, bright, full – and it looks bitchin’.”more
> It was on this record and it was for touring up until now. I’m playing new guitars now live. I went to Gibson Canada right when this tour started and they had one of their Trini Lopez reissues. They asked me to try it out so I took it to our rehearsal space and played it and fell in love with it. It still has that great warmth that hollow bodies have, but it has a little more balls than my Starcasters did. And for our band and me being the only guitar player, it fills the sound out so much better. So I am actually playing those now and I’ve never been happier with my tone. This guitar has been his main one since 2009. He has two models: one in red and one in black.more
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