Yeah, I got to play EVO. *It was pretty awesome. *
Bow down before me. *Bwahaha.
No, just kidding. *Totally kidding. *EVO was kinda strange. *Imagine playing a wizard neck that felt like it was made out of unsanded wood with the bark still on it. *That's pretty much how the neck felt. *I got to play it through his rig at the Mothership. *It was pretty intimidating, let me tell you. *My dad was there and he was kinda freaking out, "Don't play that thing." *Steve said it was all right and that "Godzilla couldn't break that thing if he tried." *The body was pretty worn and he had a Les Paul autograph on the back of the body. *Unfortunately, it wore off with all the playing that he did, so he retraced it with his own Sharpie. *Pretty funny. *The neck was thin, definitely not the same Jem neck that came on MY 7vwh. *He did play mine, though. *He played the fastest scale I've ever seen. *Seeing him personally play when he's not in front of a million people is a treat. *It's like he was born with the thing. *It's almost as if it's another appendage. *He showed me some whammy bar stuff (we got to play "The Crying Machine" together). *I also played some of the outro from "Answers" on the G3 live cd. *Then, he showed me how he really played it...sorta. *He couldn't really remember. *But, anyway, EVOs pickups are a little closer to the body. *Many people think that his necks are sanded down to be closer to the body but I think it's just that his necks are thinner. *I played the neck with the black headstock. *You know, after he broke the original. *Of course, the intonation and action were perfect. *Very low action, no buzzing, very flat neck. *Perfect. *His tech, Marcelo, is awesome.
I wrote some stuff about the whole thing on my web site. *www.garone.net/anthony
I don't remember the exact page, but it's somewhere in there. *Umm..if anyone has more questions, just email me at [email protected]
P.S. *Hi Andy!! *Email me sometime!!