With a distressed body and antiqued hardware, AXL Badwater Series guitars look and feel like rare earth relics, unleashed after centuries of mineralization. These shocking guitars are equipped with EMG-designed pickups for hard rocking tones and clean delivery. Even the headstock and backplate have vintage distressing. No area was spared from the destruction. Badwater guitars have a one-of-a-kind style and excellent playability. The AXL Badwater AT-820-CKBW is an amazing sounding guitar with a truly distinct finish. You will be amazed by this guitar, it looks like years of use have characterized every inch of the instrument. One of our top picks!