Duff McKagan has continually expressed his unabashed love for Prince and his music and even credits Prince for inspiring him to follow his dreams of becoming a rock star. I caught a couple of Guns N’ Roses “Not In This Lifetime” tour shows and couldn’t get over his subtle tribute to his idol by adding the famous Prince “Symbol” to his signature 1986 White Fender Jazz Bass Special.
Two guys in two huge bands both named Adam stuck House of Pain stickers on their instruments. Beastie Boys Adam “MC Ad Rock” Horovitz stuck a House of Pain sticker on his green Hondo II Professional Guitar. Adam Clayton of U2 also stuck an HOP sticker on one of his “Zooropa” era Fender Precision Basses.
Recently the Arctic Monkeys have been touring with a subtle message paying homage to their hometown on the drum kit of Matt Helders. 0114 is the national dialling code for Sheffield in the United Kingdom. The area it serves includes almost all of the City of Sheffield and some adjacent areas. Helders has always had […]
In September 2007, Gibson introduced the DG-335, designed in collaboration with Foo Fighter Dave Grohl. Since it’s introduction, this is pretty much the only guitar Grohl plays on stage. B.B. King had “Lucille”, Dave Grohl has “Lou”.
These photos of Bob Marley in his backyard at home in Jamaica were taken by photographer David Burnett for Time Magazine in March of 1976. Marley did not play many different guitars in his career but this acoustic guitar caught my eye because of the piece of paper it has taped to it.
Feelnumb.com loves Stickers On Instruments. So we had to do a post when Foo Fighters Chris Shiflett recently busted out a Gibson Les Paul with a Kiss Ace Frehley sticker on it. Check it out…
Billy Corgan used this 1974 Fender Stratocaster live and on several The Smashing Pumpkins songs including “Where Boys Fear to Tread” and for the main rhythm of “Muzzle,”
Howard Zinn was an American historian, academic, author, playwright and social activist. He met Eddie Vedder for the first time when, as Zinn said “I was sitting at home one day and the phone rang and a polite young man said ‘Mr. Zinn, my name is Eddie Vedder and I like to do an article with you for Interview Magazine, and I said OK, who are you?”
Jeff Ament from Pearl Jam was born in Harve, Montana went to Montana State, then relocated to Seattle, Washington in 1983. He was a big Seattle Supersonics fan and I am not sure if he is a Seattle Seahawks fan but one of his basses (a left-handed one) has a cool retro Buffalo Bills logo sticker on it.
We previously did a story on John Frusciante vs. Mike McCready: Who’s Fender Stratocaster Is More Beat Up? Here is round two of Pearl Jam vs. Red Hot Chili Peppers and this time it’s Jeff Ament vs. Flea: Who’s Bass Has The Best Sticker Collection…