The infamous headstock crack and snap – many axes have experienced it, but not every guitar lives on to see another stage. So, what do you do when that guitar is among the pantheon of iconic axes of Rock N’ Roll history? What if that guitar is the seminal 1981 Hamer Five-Neck guitar played by Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick?
In this episode of Seymour’s Studio, Kevin talks shop with Larry Melero, current touring guitar tech for Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick, and former tech for Mike Einziger of Incubus, George Benson, Sum 41, and Static X. Larry shares his stories from the road, and reminisces about the many projects he’s worked on with Seymour, MJ, and Derek over the years, his favorite Seymour Duncan pickups, and reviving Rick Nielsen’s incomparable Hamer Five-Neck
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Every Tuesday we launch a new episode straight from Seymour’s studio here in Santa Barbara. Seymour’s Studio covers a range of topics: stories from Seymour himself (and trust us, he’s got a few); other in-house pickup/pedal gurus covering how-to’s and other educational info; even artists interviews. We hope you dig it and if you have a question or topic you want us to cover visit us at http://seymourduncan.net/seymoursstudio