I don’t play a 7-string guitar (yet), but I have great respect for players who do. The 7-string is conducive to heavy metal, but in writing this article for Sam Ash Music, I found that it’s not exclusive to it.
In researching the most prolific 7-stringers, I found a great jazz guitarist, as well as a Brazilian gentleman who’s playing really captivated me — Yamandu Costa. If you want to be impressed by someone’s emotionally driven and incredibly passionate guitar work, on a 7-string classical guitar no less, check out this YouTube video:
And if you’re interested in checking out all the other 7-string guitarists I highlighted in this article, click the Ibanez below.