Who isn't familiar with a flying V guitar? It's a staple of both hard rock and metal, and the Jackson RR1 Randy Rhoads Select electric guitar contains a master design, fiery craftsmanship, and blistering sustain. Equipped with roaring Seymour Duncan open humbuckers, this guitar is a superb choice for any young headbanger. Another highly rated choice is the Jackson SL1 USA Soloist electric guitar. A recent addition to the Jackson catalog, the feel, sound, and sustain of this guitar is like no other before it, and needs to be heard to be believed.
Metal fans are deeply passionate about their genre. In fact, any metalhead will tell you how easy it is to become totally enthralled with the lifestyle once you start. It's an exciting thing to be a part of after all, and if you decide to learn the guitar on top of it, the chances are you'll be pointed in the direction of Jackson. The Jackson name has been a metal comrade for over 30 years, and as long as people feel a need for crunch, speed, and shreds, it will forever remain an essential part of heavy metal.