Im an intermediate player looking for a new guitar. I play anything from rock, classic rock, punk, and a little metal. My price range is about $1500.
this is the wrong forum but id say your getting getting a les paul if y ou play rock and classic rock and that stuff.
used les paul standard.

man i wish i had the money. . .
Gibson SG Standard
Fender 52 RI Telecaster
'77 Deluxe Reverb
Sunface w/ SunDial
MXR Carbon Copy

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with that much money and youre asking us what good? dude, you should go to a guitar shop and play the crap outta everything they've got and pick what you like best. also, what kind of amp and guitar do you have now?
Ovation Celebrity
Ibanez Prestige S1220WNF
modded Ibanez GAX75
Fender tuner-DIGITECH EX-7-BOSS SD1-Ibanez CF7-Tech 21 TM 60
(LOOP)Boss DD20(Loop)
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With that budget you could get a decent gibson, a used prs, a good ibanez, fender...of you like there electrics, higher end jackson though I wouldnt recommend it for classic rock.
Epiphone Elitist Les Paul Custom or Standard
Washburn WI68

Either would be perfect for what you want to play.
My Gear:

Washburn WI14 Electric
Washburn D10s Acoustic
Marshall MG100HDFXR Special Edition
Marshall MG412AR Special Edition

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what amp do you use? do you want 2 guitars or just 1? do you want a floating bridge?

though i would say the ibanez sz470