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Gallows guitarist hails Gibson Les Pauls

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Electric guitar player Steph Carter has commended the sound of his Gibson Les Paul.

The musician, who performs in UK-based punk band Gallows, told the Gibson website that a Les Paul is his guitar of choice.

This, he said, is partly because they are very versatile instruments that suit numerous genres.

"You can play any style of music and it will sound good," he commented.

Carter said that this is very important in his band, as he needs to play thrash metal parts on some songs and more melodic phrases on other tracks.

"To play all these contrasting styles, we need good instruments that can stand their own and deliver," he added.

Gallows are currently touring in support of their second album Grey Britain, which was released earlier this year.

The five-piece band's itinerary includes a 16-date UK tour in November and December, which calls at cities including Coventry, Dundee, Derby and York.

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Posted on 12 Aug 2009 13:00 to category : Instruments News

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