The Duck - 1972 "Play Loud" Strat

Yngwie's most well-known guitar is his 1972 blond Strat, known as "Play Loud" or "The Duck" (because of the stickers on the body). Bought in Sweden when he was a teenager, this guitar has been with Yngwie from the start of his career, and is the one he has used most onstage and in the studio.

It is his most photographed guitar, and was the subject of Guitar World magazine's poster feature [photo by Anne Petty] in their August 1994 issue.

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Malmsteen Double Neck

Made by Fender of Japan, this specialty guitar features a twelve-string acoustic Malmsteen Signature top, with the Malmsteen Japanese Signature Strat on the bottom. The controls are separate for the two guitars.