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This Teisco MJ-2, also known as an ET-200, comes with a tremolo, grinding surface-mounted pickups, and a deep V-shaped neck.

This guitar is the same model that belonged to Pete Shelley of the Buzzcocks. Of course, the one that our columnist owns still has its whole body intact.

As the wind blows, so do my interests, and recently, I found myself taking a deep dive into the music of the Buzzcocks. That group was one of the early, legendary English punk bands. I was going through all the band’s recordings but I was really digging the group’s first EP from 1977, Spiral Scratch. That first record just has an incredibly raw guitar tone that has a familiar feel.

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Knocked Loose's 7-String Ibanez Iceman & AZ Guitars
Knocked Loose's 7-String Ibanez Iceman & RG Prestige Guitars with Isaac Hale & Nicko Calderon

Issac Hale and Nicko Calderon show off their custom-shop 7-string Ibanez beasts that were requested for the You Won't Go Before You're Supposed To tour.

Knocked Loose Rig Rundown [2024]
Rig Rundown: Knocked Loose 2024

Ungodly, sinister, and maliciously menacing guitar tones erupt from the Kentucky hardcore band’s 7-string Ibanez models, providing the soundtrack to the summer’s biggest mosh pits and nastiest breakdowns.

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