13 EVIL Halloween Themed Guitars

With Halloween fast approaching I thought it would be a fun idea to take a look at some of the most ghastly, freakishly EVIL custom guitars out there.  Here are 13 of the most vile creations I could find…

Evil Guitars For Halloween

This list isn’t ranked by order of EVIL, but I’ve certainly left the most gruesome and disturbing of all til last.  You may want to steer clear of the end of page because what appears there truly is the stuff of nightmares – evil incarnate some might say!

ESP LTD Devil Girl

This guitar was made in 2002 and features a plastic composite body in the shape of a female devil, complete with tail inlay. Only around 100 of these were made.

ESP Ltd Devil Girl Halloween Guitar

Hutchinson Nurgle Guitar

James Hutchinson is a UK based artist who creates themed and highly stylised guitars. The inspiration for the Nurgle Les Paul came from the Warhammer 40,000 universe in which Nurgle is the God of death and decay. The guitar top is heavily corroded and eaten away by rust and worm holes.

Hutchinson Nurgle Steampunk Guitar Halloween

McSwain Frankenstein Guitar

Tired of seeing the same old guitars and designs, artist, luthier & musician Stephen McSwain decided to create a new breed of guitar that he likes to call “functional art.”  Each instrument is hand-made, one at a time, and has unique characteristics that make it a highly collectible guitar or piece of art, depending on how you look at it.

Former Evanescence guitar player Ben Moody is the current owner of this particular one.

ESP Flaming Skull Guitar

Another ghastly guitar from ESP, this one being designed by Jimmy DiResta. Looks like a great guitar for players who like to adopt a classical sitting position – that mouth seems like it would slot over your leg quite nicely!

ESP Flaming Skull Guitar Halloween

Ibanez Devil Mask J-Custom

This is a one of a kind Ibanez J-Custom, hand carved in Japan in 1998 for a guitar gallery in Orlando, Florida.  This was on sale for a cool $5000 and you can see why when you look at the detail involved in the carving of this guitar.

Photos were hard to come by, but fortunately there’s a great video of it on YouTube.  As you can see from the video you can look straight through the mouth of the carving, sort of like an evil version of Steve Vai’s monkeygrip! \m/

Schecter Custom Shop Coffin Guitar

This is a 2009 USA Custom Shop offering from Schecter.  Whoever airbrushed those skulls has some crazy skills, they look absolutely killer!  Doesn’t come cheap at almost a $5000 RRP ;)

Schecter Custom Shop Skulls Coffin Guitar Halloween

Ironside Ghostrider Guitar

Robert Ironside builds guitars which have been intricately carved to produce what are essentially works of art.  Robert doesn’t rely on paint to produce these stunning guitars, it’s all done by hand with a chisel!

Visit their website if you like what you see to order one of your own!  Don’t expect it to be cheap though, guitars don’t come much more ‘handmade’ than these!

Ironside Ghostrider Guitar Carved Skull Halloween

Hembry Dragon Guitar

Is it a dragon, a demon, or is it the devil?  Whatever it is, it’s pretty scary looking!  For added bad-assery the eyes also light up! Check out more crazy evil designs at Hembry Guitars

Hembry Carved Devil Guitar Halloween

George Lynch Custom Skull & Bones Guitar

This guitar was hand-carved for George Lynch by famous Hollywood horror movie make-up artist Johnny Frog.  It was made in conjunction with Ed Roman Guitars.

George Lynch Skull Bones Guitar Halloween Frog

Lieber Guitars Gigerstein Guitar

This guitar was commissioned by Chris Stein of Blondie and is based on the works of H.R. Giger, an artist who is most famously known for his work in the movie ‘Alien’.  The bio-mechanical body design is hand carved in wood and is adorned with carbon graphite, assorted biological materials and bronze castings. Lieber Guitars

With this guitar being so utterly badass you’d think there would be some high quality photos of it – unfortunately not :(

Lieber Guitars Gigerstein Halloween

Custom Paintjob

Of course, if these outrageous guitars are little OTT for you, then you could consider getting a more straightforward custom paint job by your friendly neighbourhood artist.  Or failing that why not try a stock guitar with a crazy finish like this Washburn Murderweapon?

Washburn Murder Weapon Guitar Halloween

Or how about Metallica’s Kirk Hammett and his famous signature Karloff the Mummy ESP?

Kirk also owns a few other guitars with similar horror themed finishes, be sure to check out his famous Ouija Board ESP and the less publicly seen Red Frankenstein ESP!

Kirk Hammett Karloff Mummy ESP Guitar Halloween

And the Winner Is…

MY EYES!!!! MY EYES!!!!……… Oh the humanity!!! The Justin Bieber signature guitar is the true stuff of nightmare. There’s also a Strat versionHappy Halloween everybody! :D

Justin Bieber Signature Gibson Les Paul

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20 replies
    • Neal
      Neal says:

      Well the way Gibson are going these days I wouldn't be surprised if they gave old Bieber a signature at some point :p I'll join you at the bonfire on that day…

  1. scraggs
    scraggs says:

    please tell me that last one is just photoshoped and not real !!! pleaseeeeeee say it aint so, i will stop buying gibson guitars if they gonna start doing that shit

  2. renae a
    renae a says:

    the last one is a sin against humanity. i dont know why he is so popular. he cant sing, he isnt cute, he sounds like a girl for crying out loud. call me up for that bonfire. i will dance around that fire in joy that it would be totally demolished :/

  3. Steve
    Steve says:

    I’m a lefty too having that in common with him makes me want to cut my hand off and burn it in the eternal fires of hell and to top it off my daughter loves him FML

  4. Adam
    Adam says:

    i love that numbver 1 i will buy it and shove it into a fire and probaly the person on it thats how much i love that number1 awww


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