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[[File:PRSBMSig.jpg|thumb|right|PRS SE Billy Martin Signature]]
 
[[File:20061122.jpg|thumb|right|Matt using a PRS Billy Martin model]]
 
[[File:20061122.jpg|thumb|right|Matt using a PRS Billy Martin model]]
 
{{Guitarbox |
 
{{Guitarbox |
| Name = PRS SE Billy Martin
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| Name = Billy Martin SE
 
| Manufacturer = [[PRS]]
 
| Manufacturer = [[PRS]]
| Used = 2006-11-19–2006-11-22
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| Used = [[Newcastle Metro Radio Arena 2006 (gig)|2006-19-11]] – [[London Wembley Arena 2006 - 22nd (gig)|2006-11-22]]
 
| Body = Solid
 
| Body = Solid
| Neck =  
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| Neck = One-piece
| BodyCovering = Fat black
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| BodyCovering = Matte black
| Wood = '''Body''': mahogany<br />'''Neck''': mahogany<br />'''Fingerboard''': rosewood (22 frets)
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| Wood = '''Body''': Mahogany<br />'''Neck''': Mahogany<br />'''Fingerboard''': Rosewood (22 frets)
| Bridge =  
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| Bridge = Fixed
| Electronics =  
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| Electronics = One volume, one tone, 3-way toggle pickup selector switch
| Pickups = PRS designed treble and bass humbucking pickups 
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| Pickups = '''Neck/Bridge''': 2x PRS Treble and Bass humbuckers
| Special =  
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| Special = None
 
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[[Matthew Bellamy]] first used this guitar live at [[Newcastle Metro Radio Arena 2006 (gig)|Newcastle Metroradio Arena on 19th November 2006]] for [[Stockholm Syndrome (song)|Stockholm Syndrome]], the last song before the first encore.
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The PRS SE Billy Martin is a signature guitar built by PRS for Good Charlotte's guitarist. It was first introduced in 2005 and discontinued in 2007. The guitar features simplified controls (with only one tone, one volume and a pickup selector switch). It also features an all-black design, with the body and the neck covered in matte black paint. The neck featured green dot inlays with a special Bat design on the 12th fret, drawn by Billy Martin himself. The pickups included are stock PRS Treble and Bass humbuckers. The guitar went for around 300 pounds.
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Bellamy used a stock model of this guitar in 2006. It was destroyed just a few gigs after it's live debut.
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== Touring ==
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The guitar was first used by Bellamy live at [[Newcastle Metro Radio Arena 2006 (gig)|Newcastle Metroradio Arena on 19th November 2006]] for [[Stockholm Syndrome (song)|Stockholm Syndrome]], the last song before the first encore.
  
 
Three days later, at the [[London Wembley Arena 2006 - 22nd (gig)|Wembley Arena gig]] on the 22nd November 2006, Matt used this guitar, yet again for Stockholm Syndrome, the last song of the show. At the end of it, he trashed the guitar. Since then, the PRS hasn't been seen live again.
 
Three days later, at the [[London Wembley Arena 2006 - 22nd (gig)|Wembley Arena gig]] on the 22nd November 2006, Matt used this guitar, yet again for Stockholm Syndrome, the last song of the show. At the end of it, he trashed the guitar. Since then, the PRS hasn't been seen live again.
  
This guitar is a special model by Billy Martin, Good Charlotte's guitarist. It costs around 300 pounds.
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==== Songs Used For ====
  
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* [[Stockholm Syndrome (song)|Stockholm Syndrome]]
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
*{{YT |v0TsAMoWJcw | type=normal | Guitar trashing at Wembley 22nd}}
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0TsAMoWJcw Guitar trashing at Wembley 22nd]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 23:12, 10 August 2019

PRS SE Billy Martin Signature
Matt using a PRS Billy Martin model
Billy Martin SE
Manufacturer PRS
Used 2006-19-112006-11-22
Body type Solid
Neck joint One-piece
Body covering Matte black
Wood Body: Mahogany
Neck: Mahogany
Fingerboard: Rosewood (22 frets)
Bridge Fixed
Electronics One volume, one tone, 3-way toggle pickup selector switch
Pickup(s) Neck/Bridge: 2x PRS Treble and Bass humbuckers
Special circuits None

The PRS SE Billy Martin is a signature guitar built by PRS for Good Charlotte's guitarist. It was first introduced in 2005 and discontinued in 2007. The guitar features simplified controls (with only one tone, one volume and a pickup selector switch). It also features an all-black design, with the body and the neck covered in matte black paint. The neck featured green dot inlays with a special Bat design on the 12th fret, drawn by Billy Martin himself. The pickups included are stock PRS Treble and Bass humbuckers. The guitar went for around 300 pounds.

Bellamy used a stock model of this guitar in 2006. It was destroyed just a few gigs after it's live debut.

Touring

The guitar was first used by Bellamy live at Newcastle Metroradio Arena on 19th November 2006 for Stockholm Syndrome, the last song before the first encore.

Three days later, at the Wembley Arena gig on the 22nd November 2006, Matt used this guitar, yet again for Stockholm Syndrome, the last song of the show. At the end of it, he trashed the guitar. Since then, the PRS hasn't been seen live again.

Songs Used For

See also


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