Best Electric Guitars for 2021

By Chordlines, September 08, 2021

Finding the best electric guitar for you requires a lot of research. There a ton of models and styles available, and could be tricky to choose just one. This is why we at Chordlines reviewed top models and brands available, just for you!

Our guide is based primarily on guitar models

Fender Stratocaster

Stratocaster is one of the most famous guitar models, by Fender, released in 1954. Most commonly with three single-coils (SSS) and a tremolo bridge, this guitar model is very versatile and common as beginners buy choose.

Famous Players: Jimi Hendrix, David Gilmour (Pink Floyd), Eric Clapton, John Mayer, Eric Johnson, Steve Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck, Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits), Yngwie Malmsteen

Fender Telecaster

Fender Telecaster is known as the first world commercially successful solid-body electric guitar. Just like Stratocaster, the Telecaster is a versatile guitar and usable for most styles of music.

Famous Players: Bob Dylan, Noel Gallagher (Oasis), David Gilmour (Pink Floyd), George Harrison (The Beatles), Bruce Springsteen, Keith Urban, Andy Summers (The Police)

Gibson Les Paul

Gibson Les Paul is another very famous guitar model, usually shipped with humbucking pickups, which makes sounds very different from Stratocaster and Telecaster.

Famous Players: Slash (Gun's and Roses), Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), Joe Perry (Aerosmith), Ace Frehley (Kiss), Randy Rhoads, Zakk Wylde, Bob Marley

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