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Janick Gers, Dave Murray, John 5 spring to mind, as do guys like Ritchie Blackmore and YJM. Mikael Akerfelt uses one on certain songs. Going more classic rock, you find Jeff Beck, Clapton, Gilmour and, of course, Jimi Hendrix.
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Jari from Wintersun used a Telecaster in the first album.
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As long as you have a humbucker or single-coil sized humbucker then a strat is perfectly capable of doing metal, it's not super weird or anything.
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Izzy Stradlin used a Telecaster on some of the AFD songs.
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As long as you have a humbucker or single-coil sized humbucker then a strat is perfectly capable of doing metal, it's not super weird or anything.


I don't know. I've done plenty of metal stuff with single coils, especially for leads.
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I don't know. I've done plenty of metal stuff with single coils, especially for leads.

I don't doubt it, plus I know lots of people use single coils for solos/leads. As for rhythm/bridge position It probably depends a lot on the specific pickup and the amp.
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I don't doubt it, plus I know lots of people use single coils for solos/leads. As for rhythm/bridge position It probably depends a lot on the specific pickup and the amp.


In fact, the other day after listening to None So Vile I rerecorded an old track with my telecaster through an MT-2 direct in. With the right LPF and a bit of touching up in the EQ in post, it can sound very good despite popular opinion.
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i use a pink hello kitty telecaster with triple active EMGs, brings the metallica black album riffs right out !!
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#16
Adam Dutkiewicz of KsE used a 3/4 sized Squier mini Strat with an active EMG 81 in the bridge position for the early days.
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#18
Guitarist for Dark Tranquillity from 1995-1999 played an SSS fender Strat. He made the sound work really well on the albums.
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