#1
I'm looking at buying a new guitar this summer, and i'm trying to make sure i know everything about it first. The axe i'm looking at right now is the Schecter C-1 Hellraiser, and everything about the guitar screams that it'll be a gorgeous guitar and all i ever need. However, I have tons of different influences all across the map, will the EMG active 81/85 be able to keep up or would i be looking at replacing one of 'em?
#2
if cleans are an important factor in your tone, i would suggest something else.

i couldnt get EMG's to sound good on a dr. Z MAZ-18.
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#3
Not EMG 81, 85. That's more metal oriented. Try EMG 81(b), 60(n). That's what i have and the 60 is great for cleans. But the C-1 Hellraiser is a gorgeous guitar and i had almost baught it last year. Instead i got a Cort EVL-Z6, which is like my dream guitar.
#4
Well, i guess i was very vague - i s'pose a large amount of what i like playing comes from like, Metallica, AC/DC, Billy Talent (don't judge me ), Iron Maiden and hopefully someday when I get better dip into Sonata Arctica. But songs that i enjoy playing and will still be interested in playing are some bizarre songs, lol. Offspring, Lynard Skynard, ZZ top, Treble Charger, goldfinger, goo goo dolls, GnR, etc. Right now I play a fender strat - if i do pick up the hellraiser, should i just keep the original pups and just bring the strat with me when i want to play something a little more mellow or clean?
#5
Use both guitars...
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#6
i wouldnt get the hellraiser, it will hav eproblems with some of those bands.

a washburn X50PRO will have no problems at all. owning one, it will do those no problem
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#7
The hellraiser would not be bad. But the emgs are too gainy for what you want.

I reccomend actually a c-1 classic, would suit you better.
#8
hellraiser is an awesome guitars, but EMGs, don't fit your styles, you should really take a look at the C1 Classic, that's an amazing guitar!
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