...of a Stratocaster to play distorted stuff? The single coil, that is. I'm talking rock, punk, hard rock, and heavy metal.
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If it was all I had, sure. I'd rather an HB though, or the neck pup (much meatier sounding).
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I used to but now i only use it for when i play a little bit of overdrive and cleans. it's way too buzzy. but i do like when the bridge and middle are used together. i get a nice fat tone out of it.
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i do, i use the bridge for distorted riffing, neck for solos, and middle for clean stuff, i rarely use the inbetween combos
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I use it to play like standard rock and punk rock.
But I dont think its a good idea to play heavy metal with it, it wont sound right. The genres you've said are quite far apart distortion wise so... yeah
Rather play heavier stuff with a humbucker, but SC is good for like punk.
IMO people don't use single coils enough for heavy stuff. It provides a really unique tone.


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