FOO FIGHTERS Guitarist CHRIS SHIFLETT To Sell 20 Guitars Used Throughout Career

FOO FIGHTERS Guitarist CHRIS SHIFLETT To Sell 20 Guitars Used Throughout Career

Reverb.com, the leading online marketplace dedicated to buying and selling music gear, has partnered with FOO FIGHTERS lead guitarist Chris Shiflett to launch the official Chris Shiflett Reverb shop. The shop will launch on Thursday, July 19, and will feature 20 guitars from Shiflett's personal collection.

"I have an excess of guitars that I've gotten over the years — I have more than I could even really play and more than I do play. It would be fun to see these things find a home elsewhere, where somebody's going to actually play them and put scratches on them," said Shiflett. "I'm going to take these twenty guitars and turn them into two guitars. That's kind of my plan."

Among the items that will be for sale in the official Chris Shiflett Reverb shop are:

* A 2002 Gibson Firebird V Reissue in pelham blue that Shiflett purchased around the time the FOO FIGHTERS recorded "One By One", the first album on which Shiflett played. "I grew up just fantasizing about having a Firebird, so I bought this one," Shiflett said of the guitar, which was a go-to for tours during that time. The guitar, which Shiflett modified significantly over the years, can be seen in its original white color in the official video for "All My Life".

Story continues after advertisement

* The very first Fender Chris Shiflett signature Telecaster Deluxe prototype sent to Shiflett in the very early stages of the design process. While slightly different from the eventual guitar that came to market, this guitar was similarly modeled after Shiflett's favorite '72 Telecaster Deluxe.

* A 1990s Gibson 61 SG Les Paul Custom Reissue that Shiflett notes is a beautiful guitar that he just doesn't find himself playing much. "I always wanted an Alice Cooper Band SG Custom," he said while discussing the guitar.

* A Gretsch Brian Setzer Signature Black Phoenix that Shiflett purchased in the early 2000s because of his admiration for Brian Setzer and THE STRAY CATS. He "wanted a Gretsch that would be rocking enough for FOO FIGHTERS stuff" and this Brian Setzer-style Gretsch did the trick on tour.

To preview the guitars that will be available in the official Chris Shiflett Reverb shop, go to this location.

COMMENTS

To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).